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Colorado Department Of Transportation Highway Maintenance Worker - Patrol (Salida/Monarch Pass) in Salida, Colorado

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:This position is open to Colorado residents and non-residents applicants.About CDOTAre you looking for a challenge? Do you have a passion for helping people?Do you want to be part of a diverse team that is committed to making thetransportation system in Colorado safe and efficient? Then, the ColoradoDepartment of Transportation (CDOT) is the place for you! CDOT is devoted toincorporating technology, providing equal employment opportunities, developingleaders, and improving systems in order to provide outstanding customerservice. By saving lives and making lives better by providing freedom,connection, and experience through travel, CDOT is committed to becoming thenumber #1 Department of Transportation in the country. In working towards thisgoal, we believe every one of our employees plays a critical role. CDOT's corevalues include safety, people, integrity, customer service, excellence andrespect. Please visit https://www.codot.gov/ to learn about CDOT and how weare making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for thefuture!State employees make Colorado an amazing place to learn, work, and play. Wewant every day to feel like an opportunity. We want to be surrounded byinnovation, vibrant optimism, and creativity. Most of all we want to feel likewe're doing what we're meant to be doing. It's our nature. Working forColorado means being surrounded by people who share your vision. It's wheremaking a difference meets a pioneering spirit. Reach your peak state andtogether let's share everything we love about Colorado. To learn about theState's Employee Value Proposition visit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/evpIn addition to a fantastic place to work CDOT offers a variety of benefitswhich include:Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month10 paid holidays per yearMedical and dental plansState paid life insurance policy of $50,000Choice of 2 retirement plans401K and 457 plansState paid Short Term Disability coverageCredit Union MembershipWork life programsFree RTD EcoPassTuition reimbursement programsTrainingTo learn more about our benefits visit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/benefitsTo learn about the total compensation package for State government employmentvisit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/totalcompensationDESCRIPTION OF JOB:Do you like to be challenged, to learn new skills and do you want to be ableto handle any situation that the traveling public and the Colorado weather canput in front of you? Transportation Maintenance I (TM I) positions do morethan drive big trucks!CDOT is responsible for taking care of the state highway and roadway systemsthrough landscape, heavy construction and operating specialized snow removalequipment. As a TM I employee, you will receive training on specializedequipment such as loaders, motor graders, 2+ ton snow blowers, and using wingattachments to remove snow and maintain the roads and CDOT right-of-way.This right-of-way is more than the asphalt you drive on - it encompasses theland on both sides of the road and any medians - so daily work can includemaintaining the landscape, highways signs, culverts, delineators, roadshoulders, rock slide areas, runaway truck ramps, and more.As a TM I, you will need to be able to think on the fly and react quickly towhatever situation you encounter. Employees may be the first on a scene andso receive CPR and first aid training.CDOT employees have the opportunity to test and show off their equipmentoperating skills against fellow employees each year in a Region wide Roadeo,and the best of the best go a State Roadeo.Work assignments are frequently performed under hazardous, high volume trafficsituations including bad weather conditions. Night and shift work are requiredfor many TM I positions, including working weekend hours and holidays asneeded or required. TM I employees are required to be on a rotating on-callbasis, and must respond to emerge

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