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Posting Close Date:  8/24/2022


Requisition Id:  11706

HWY MAINTENANCE WORKER 4- CREW 171 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: 8/24/2022 

Geographical Location: Tonopah  






*Pay Grade: GRADE 31 

Salary Range: $44,641.44 - $65,667.60 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 



Phone:  775 888-7276 




Position Description

Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.


Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.


This position is located within District I, Tonopah NV, on Crew 171. This position is located in a rural area and the applicant must reside there. This position acts as a lead, assists the supervisor and the 6 person crew in maintaining 200 miles of roadway. This position is responsible for preserving and maintaining their assigned geographical area, snow removal, flooding, accidents and have a  timely response to all emergency situations.


State housing is not available at this location.


 Under the general supervision of a Highway Maintenance Supervisor I, the incumbent will function as the assistant supervisor or lead person of a roadway crew on a regular basis and assume all supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the supervisor. Duties include installation and repair of signs, roadside maintenance, summer betterment projects, snow removal, and anti-icing/de-icing as policy requires. Crew members also respond to emergency situations from traffic control for all incidents, both natural and man-made, to removing debris in the travel lanes or similar unplanned events that require an immediate response to protect the public. When those events occur, maintenance personnel are called out 24 hours a day in order to promptly alleviate or at least warn the driving public of the condition. The hours for these positions are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8 hour shifts or four 10 hour shifts.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience as a Highway Maintenance Worker III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.


Special Requirements

  • A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours of this position are subject to change based on the needs of the appointing authority. Typical shifts are four 10-hour or five 8-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the specific needs of the department.
  • A Class A or B commercial driver's license, including appropriate endorsements will be required within six months of appointment for positions that are required to operate a commercial vehicle or transport hazardous materials.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4006, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.


The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas