Transportation Worker/Crew Leader (TR-11-19-2)

Turner, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: Oct. 17, 2019

Maine Department of Transportation


Summer assignment salary: $18.75 - $25.07 (hourly) Job Code: 9908   Pay Grade: 19

Winter assignment salary: $15.40 - $19.27 (hourly) Job Code: 9921   Pay Grade: 10

Winter assignment salary range include a $2.00 stipend

Bureau/Division: Maintenance and Operations (Region 3)    Location: Turner (s) Turner (w)

Position No: 02590-1567/02590-1685 Bulletin No: TR-11-19

Opening Date: October 2, 2019

Closing Date: October 17, 2019



This split position is based out of the Maintenance camp in Turner Maine year round. The winter assignment involves Transportation Worker (non-supervisory) duties including snow and ice control operations and highway maintenance work. The summer assignment involves Transportation Crew Leader (supervisor) responsibilities of state-wide traffic, roadway striping work.   

Year-round work consists of the use and preventative maintenance of hand power tools and related heavy equipment to perform assigned duties.  May require long hours of work. The incumbent must be able to be reached by landline/cell phone during off-duty hours in case of emergency or unscheduled work and must live within a reasonable distance from the winter headquarters.  Winter work is performed under direct supervision.  Summer work is performed under limited supervision, overseeing and directing the work of highway maintenance crews engaged in roadway striping and traffic marking throughout the State.


  • Two year combination of experience, or education in highway/bridge construction, fleet equipment repair, or transportation related maintenance including at least one year of lead worker experience.
  • Must possess the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities noted above with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Required to work at a higher class as necessary and in accordance with required licenses and/or certifications.

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Valid Class A motor vehicle license as issued by the State of Maine and completion of the 30 hour OSHA Safety course in construction (20 CFR Part 1926).


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading any documentation. 

*If you require a paper application, please contact MaineDOT Human Resources at 624-3050 or via email at*


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  14.47% of salary for BU positions and 19.27% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $14.31 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $461.75 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $438.66 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $415.58 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $392.49 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program.


The Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.