Highway Maintenance Supvr 1

Grade 13

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 06

  2. Highway Maintenance Worker Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 07

  3. Highway Maintenance Worker 1

    Grade 08

  4. Highway Maintenance Worker 2

    Grade 10

  5. Highway Maintenance Supvr 1

    Grade 13

  6. Highway Maintenance Supvr 2

    Grade 15

Summary of Job Description

As a Highway Maintenance Supervisor 1, you would be a working supervisor for a highway maintenance crew assigned to the operation of various-sized equipment involved in maintenance and repair projects on or adjacent to state highways or structural units. These projects may include but are not limited to, patching pavements and filling holes, cleaning and repairing ditches and culverts and other drainage structures, cutting grass and other highway right-of-way maintenance, repairing guiderails and signs, and snow and ice control. On large maintenance projects you might supervise a phase of the project under the general direction of a Highway Maintenance Supervisor 2. You would operate light trucks and may operate heavy dump trucks, perform one-person snow plowing and operate other highway equipment. You would be required to answer emergency calls outside of your regular hours of work, perform related work as required, and maintain electronic work records.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

There are two examinations for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Transportation and have had have had three months of permanent competitive, non-competitive, 55-b/55-c, or labor class service as a Bridge Repair Assistant, Construction Equipment Operator, Equipment Operator Instructor, General Mechanic, Trades Generalist, Highway Equipment Operator, Highway Maintenance Worker 1, Highway Maintenance Worker 2, Maintenance Assistant, Pavement Marking Supervisor, Sign Crew Supervisor, Tree Pruner, Tree Pruner Supervisor, Bridge Repair Mechanic, Trades Specialist (Bridge), Assistant Drill Rig Operator, or Drill Rig Operator.

For all other qualified individuals, candidates must have:

Either 1: two years of experience in the construction or maintenance of paved highways, streets, roads, or similar facilities;

Or 2: 30 semester credit hours in engineering, engineering technology, construction technology, forestry, or surveying AND one year of the experience described above;

Or 3: a diploma or certificate of completion in carpentry, masonry, welding, or construction from a post-secondary trade school, apprenticeship program, or military construction specialty school* AND one year of the experience described above.

*NOTE: Acceptable military training may include documented completion of United States Army 14-Week Corp of Engineers “Field 12", United States Navy Construction Force “A" and United States Navy Construction Force “C" schools “Navy Seabees", United States Marine Corps Combat Engineers “MOS1371" school, or United States Air Force Civil Engineer Force “Prime BEEF" or “RED HORSE" training. Training schools must accompany one follow-on duty station in said field.

Important: High school BOCES or VO-TECH courses are NOT Qualifying.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-671 38-405

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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