Transportation Worker - 2 Openings!

$31,200 - $40,450 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • 1710 E Marion St, Shelby, NC 28152, USA
  • Jun 11, 2021
Full time Public Works Roads, Streets, and Sidewalks Sanitation Water Wastewater

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply online at by June 24, 2021 at Midnight EST to be considered.  

This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for both of them!  

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The Challenge
We are hiring an entry-level, hard-working transportation worker to join our Cleveland Roadside Environmental team.  

In this role you will:

  • Work to control erosion, apply herbicides for vegetation control, and maintain plant beds.  
  • Install erosion control, mow, perform vegetation control and maintain plant materials along state-owned highways and roadsides.
  • Operate, inspect, and maintain trucks, spray equipment, tractors, tractor attachments, mulch blowers and similar equipment.
  • Use hand and power tools.

  What You Bring

  • Experience doing manual labor using small hand tools including shovels, rakes, brooms, post hole diggers, hammers, screwdrivers, and torches.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Can work on steep and uneven terrain and extreme temperatures.


  • You may be required to work during non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, holidays, and during emergencies.
  • You must obtain or have a permit for a Class A commercial driver's license with N (Tanker) endorsement within 60 days of hire, and the full license with N endorsement within 90 days of employment.
  • A pre-employment drug test is required and we will do a background check with your last 2 years of employers about drug/alcohol.
  • Safety toe footwear is required.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a valid inmate card.

Education & Experience

  • High school/GED diploma; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

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