Transportation Worker I (SR-23-19)

Maine, United States | Crew | Full-time

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Maine Department of Transportation


Hourly Range: $16.90 - $20.77 (hourly) Job Code: 9921   Pay Grade: 10 

Above ranges include a $3.50/hr stipend

*New employees start at $18.30 (Step 4)

Bureau/Division: Maintenance and Operations (Region 1)  Locations: Freeport, Alfred, North Berwick, Scarborough, Yarmouth (night crew)

Bulletin No: SR-23-19

Opening Date: October 15, 2019

Closing Date: Until Filled 



This is general transportation infrastructure maintenance work involving construction, repair, and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, buildings, bridges, grounds, roadways and/or other applicable infrastructure.  Work includes 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 winter headquarters.  Work is performed under direct supervision. Preference will be given to applicants with construction and maintenance experience.


  • Must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Required to work at a higher class as necessary and in accordance with required licenses and/or certification


  • Pass State paid Medical examination that includes a drug test and the Department’s Respirator fit test and the driver examination and road test for the assigned equipment.
  • Must have a valid Class C State of Maine license by first day of employment.
  • Shall obtain and retain a valid Class B State of Maine license within the probationary period.
  • Ability to become a certified snow fighter within 12 months.
  • Ability to obtain flagger certification within a specified amount of time.


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

All current MaineDOT employees in the Transportation Worker series who wish to be considered for a transfer, please complete and submit aTransportation Worker Reassignment Form indicating your interest to: Maine Department of Transportation, Att: Amy Webster, HR, PO Box 358, Scarborough, ME 04070-0358; telephone: 207.885-7002 or via email:

*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.