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Transportation Worker III – 2 Openings!

By April 3, 2024


How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/45t6ms2s by April 12.

This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for BOTH of them!
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NEW HIGHER PAY: $33,272 – $58,226
The Challenge
We are hiring 2 experienced transportation worker III’s to join our Forsyth County Maintenance team.

In this role you will:

  • Do preventive maintenance, repair, and construction of State-maintained roads.
  • Set up work zones, install traffic control devices, repair asphalt pavements, clear right of way of debris and hazards, assist with pipe installation, and operate hand and power tools.
  • Operate equipment including an asphalt maintainer, asphalt patch truck, tandem dump truck, crack sealing machine, rollers, sweepers, skid steer, and backhoe.
  • Monitor tasks performed by inmates and other transportation workers.
  • Respond to emergencies such as snow and ice removal, downed trees, and traffic control cleanup during normal business hours or during emergency call back situations and scheduled night work.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Transport inmates for work details.

What You Bring

  • Working knowledge of Intermediate Work Zone Safety and NCDOT Workplace Safety policy and practices.
  • Experience operating 2+ pieces of the following equipment:  backhoe, tandem dump truck, motor grader, front end loader, forklift, force feed loader, asphalt distributor, asphalt patcher, crack sealing machine, track excavators, skid steer or sweeper.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and train others in equipment operations and direct work crew’s daily activities.
  • Fitness to perform duties involving standing, walking, talking and hearing.
  • Experience in shoulder and ditch maintenance, pipe installation, or asphalt patching.
  • Snow and ice removal experience.
  • A Class A Commercial Driver’s License with N endorsement within 360 days of hire. (Note: we provide on-the-job training!).
  • Safety toe shoes.


  • You will be exposed to extreme conditions such as ice, snow, difficult terrain, dust, extreme heat and cold, high volumes of traffic, and heavy construction equipment.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment drug test and check with your employers over the past 2 years for alcohol/drug abuse.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a valid inmate card.
  • You must undergo a criminal history check, complete necessary trainings and orientation, and 21+ years of age.

Education & Experience
High school/GED diploma, and
5+ years of relevant experience; or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Call me: Jennifer Redding at (336) 896-2350.

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