Road Maintenance Worker Ii

County of Nevada
Full Time $49,986 - $61,023 Per year CA CalTrans - Nevada City Maintenance Station, Nevada City, CA 95959, United States Apply before 5/29/2024 11:59


Interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of June 3rd.

Join our team! If you have a California class B license with tanker endorsement, your skills in heavy equipment and road maintenance are needed on our County roads. This is the first working level in the Road Maintenance Worker series that offers the opportunity to utilize your general knowledge and skills to identify and tackle issues.

While knowledge of safe working practices are key, proficiency operating most heavy equipment is a must. Knowledge of these areas is necessary:

  • Provisions of the California Vehicle Code relating to the operation of medium and heavy equipment on streets and roads
  • Methods, procedures, equipment, and materials used in the repair and maintenance of roads
  • Work zone safety and traffic control

These strong skills are also highly desirable in an applicant:

  • Learning to maintain and make minor repairs on roads
  • Operating chippers, chainsaws, and other hand tools for roadside vegetation management
  • Understanding and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Working well as part of a team
This position is full-time and fully benefited. Our full-time staff members enjoy an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to:

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
  • 11 paid holidays and 2 paid floating holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Account (DCA) 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness participation
  • Deferred compensation plan including 401(a), 457(b) and Roth options
  • CalPERS retirement

Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides significant programming to keep us safe and healthy. A robust benefit package that includes health, dental and vision, and retirement options is also offered.

Nevada County is a qualifying employer for the

through the Department of Education.

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