Transportation Worker I (NR-23-18)

Presque Isle, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation

*New employees start at $13.95 (Step 4) 

Salary: $12.63 - $16.28 (hourly) Job Code: 9921   Pay Grade: 10 

Bureau/Division: Maintenance and Operations Location: Presque Isle

Opening Date: November 27, 2018

Closing Date: December 12, 2018



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


  • 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 relevant documentation. 

*If a paper application is needed, please email MaineDOT Human Resources, at or call (207) 624-3050.


For more information or questions, please contact: Kelly L. Mills, Human Resources Generalist, at (207) 624-3629.


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions and 20.17% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 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.