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State of Montana Highway Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Equipment Operator - Missoula in Missoula, Montana

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT)is recruiting a/Highway Maintenance Technician/in Missoula. This position performs a variety of work as a laborer, lead worker, equipment operator, and truck driver for highway maintenance activities. Operates various trucks and a variety of heavy equipment to perform culvert placement and installation/cleaning, landslide removal, crack/mastic sealing, fence building or bridge repair, guardrail or sign installation, luminaire maintenance, roadway repair, vegetation and roadside maintenance, pavement marking and striping operations, and snow and ice control.This position is part of a career ladder with career advancement opportunities. For a full job description, please contactSadie Benefits of working for MDT and the State of Montana include: * Culture of public service and a commitment to work/life balance * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance * Access to Montana Health Centers, low-cost clinics for state employees and their families * State Retirement plan and additional savings opportunities (deferred compensation) * Employees in this position receive overtime compensation or compensatory time for all time in a pay status over 40 hours in a workweek * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays * Eligibility forPublic Service Student Loan Forgiveness * Benefits apply on first day of employment * Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful candidate at the time of offer For information on the Montana Department of Transportation’s mission, vision, and values, please visit our website: Required Application Materials: * A resume detailing your qualifications and work history. _Required Education and Experience:__ *All levelsrequire a valid Montana Commercial Operators License (Class A, Type II) with no restrictions, a tank endorsement and a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC). Applicants with a learner’s permit have 30 days to obtain the necessary Montana Commercial Operators License* *Maintenance Technician I ($27.59)* * Requires one (1) year experience driving heavy truck or operating construction equipment.** *Maintenance Technician II ($28.09)* * Requires two (2) years of documented experience from another city, county, or other state highway road department where you were employed for the purpose of road maintenance. *Maintenance Technician III ($28.59)* * Requires three (3) or more years of documented experience from another city, county, or other state highway road department where you were employed for the purpose of road maintenance. Applicants may be eligible for placement up to a Maintenance Technician Level III if they have documented relevant experience from a city, county, or state highway road department(s) where they were employed for the purpose of road maintenance. Experience will determine level placement and wage. The successful applicant must live or relocate within 45 road miles of the Missoula (2100 W Broadway St, Missoula) Section House and must have a telephone or be reasonably accessible to the section headquarters. * * *Other Information_* * Driver’s record will be verified. Successful applicants will be required to sign a release form which authorizes the Department to obtain the applicant’s permanent driving records. Compliance with Mont. Admin. R. 2.6.201, "State Vehicle Use," and MDT Policy #6.03.001, "State Vehicle Use Policy" are conditions of employment. * This position is being posted in accordance with the Crafts Teamsters bargaining unit agreement. * The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054. * Your online application and all required materials must be submitted before midnight on the closing date. Ensure all materials submitted are selected as “Relevant.”If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR representative listed below. * The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program and our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. * Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire. Generally, sponsorship for work authorization is not available through the State of Montana. MDT is not enrolled in E-Verify and is unable to hire F-1 STEM OPT visa candidates. Title: Highway Maintenance Tech - CDL Driver / Equipment Operator - Missoula Location: Missoula Requisition ID: 24141918