Highway Maintenance Laborer
Salary: $22.50 – $26.87 Hourly
Location: (Public Works Admin Bldg) Arden Hills, MN
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 55D02-Public Works/Oper/RoadMtnce
Job Number: 0361-18/08-001
Closing: 9/26/2018 4:30 PM Central
To perform manual labor and operate hand tools, motorized hand operated equipment and motor vehicles less than 10K pounds GVWR including vehicle-trailer combinations in the construction, maintenance and repair of roads and highways; and to perform related duties as assigned.
Note: This is a permanent full-time year round position.
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If an internal candidate is selected, salary will be set in accordance with personnel rules (i.e., promotion, transfer, or voluntary reduction).
Examples of Work Performed
(The work assigned to a position in this classification may not include all possible tasks in this work and does not limit the assignment of any additional tasks in this classification. Regular attendance according to the position’s management approved work schedule is required.)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Exam/Screening Process Information
The examination process will consist of the following sections weighted as indicated:
SELECTION PROCESS: The examination/selection process for this classification will be based on the results of the Training & Experience Exam. The top 75 candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.
The examination for the Highway Maintenance Laborer will consist of a training and experience rating, comprised of the questions in the attached supplemental questionnaire. The rating on this supplemental questionnaire will depend on the answers provided. A candidate must pass the training and experience rating in order to be advanced in the process.
The names of all applicants who pass the examination/screening process, and file a properly completed application, shall be placed on the eligible list for employment as an Highway Maintenance Laborer. This list will be certified to the appointing authority which may use this list to fill a vacancy. Candidates will remain on the list for three months or until hired, whichever occurs first. A notice will be sent to applicants at the time the eligible list is posted, informing them that the list has been posted and their rank on the list.
This is a classified position requiring an open, competitive selection process. Veteran’s Preference points will be applied after a candidate passes the examination process. Applicants who are eligible for veteran’s preference should update their veteran’s DD214, and other supporting documents, and submit them as an attachment at the time of application.
Criminal Background Checks:
All employment offers are conditioned upon the applicant passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered on its individual merits and the type of work sought. However, making false statements or withholding information will cause you to be barred from employment, or removed from employment.
Ramsey County participates in the federal E-Verify program. This means that Ramsey County will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Ramsey County is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants and may not limit or influence the choice of documents you present for use on the Form I-9.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Ramsey County provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, public assistance or national origin.
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