Assistant Highway Maintenance Manager (91330)

Organization: 
The PA Department of Transportation
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Mon, 09/11/2017
Program Summary: 
Nature of Work: This is full time employment. May be required to work overtime, an unusual schedule to handle weather-related emergencies, and be on call 24-hours a day. Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid. Employees in this position supervise and administer a highway maintenance program for an assigned area where they will plan, assign, direct, review, and evaluate the work performed in maintenance operations. Duties include general maintenance such as pothole repair, shoulder stabilization, snow removal, and specialized functions such as bridge repair, sign work, guide rail repair, and restoration of roads. Also responsible for managing crews in an assigned portion of the county: responsible for developing and maintaining day-to-day working relationships with local government officials to ensure the state resources are used most effectively and cooperatively.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
In order to be considered: applicants must meet Pennsylvania residency, pass the Civil Service Exam for Assistant Highway Maintenance Manager and meet the following minimum requirements: one year of experience as a Highway Maintenance Coordinator, Roadway Programs Coordinator, or Transportation Construction Manager 1 (all Commonwealth titles) ; OR six years of technical experience in highway maintenance, highway construction, or maintenance of heavy equipment used in highway construction projects; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training. Special Requirement: Possession of a Valid PA non-commercial Class C driver’s license.
More Details: 
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of the website at www.scsc.pa.gov Applications are being accepted until September 30, 2017
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage and select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu. Reference test announcement #2017085 for Assistant Highway Maintenance Manager to submit your application and schedule your civil service exam. Locations: Maintenance District 11-2 (Beaver County) 155 Stewart Avenue Rochester, PA 15074 Phone: (724) 774-6610
Additional Application Info: 
Have job-specific questions about these opportunities? Please call the PA Department of Transportation at (717) 787-1103 or email ra-pddotrecruitment@pa.gov Have questions about the application process? Please call the State Civil Service Commission at (717) 783-3058.