Job Posting

Department of Transportation



Final Filing Date: 4/3/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-51067
Position #(s):
$3,693.00 - $4,644.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability.  A performance-driven, transparent and accountable organization that values its people, resources, and partners, and meets, new challenges through leadership, innovation and teamwork.

Job Description and Duties

This position is located in Carlsbad

Under the direction of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, the Caltrans Landscape Maintenance Leadworker works with others and assists the Supervisor in direction of the crew. A Class B unrestricted driver's license with tank vehicle (N) endorsement is required while performing duties associated with maintaining the State highway system; a Class A unrestricted driver's license is desirable. The incumbent must possess a Pesticide Applicator Certificate, Maintenance or Right-of-Way Pest Control category, issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Incumbent will work with the crew as needed performing litter removal, weed abatement and homeless camp posting and clean up. The incumbent will work individually or with a crew, and may oversee public service workers. The normal workweek is Wednesday through Saturday 4/40 work schedule. The incumbent will be required to work overtime including nights and weekends, may be required to work temporary and/or intermittent varied work shifts, and is expected to respond to emergency calls. This position is represented under collective bargaining.

This position is subject to the post and bid process.  Other methods of appointment will be considered only in the event there are no bidders. 

Working Conditions

This advertisement has been extended. If you have previously applied for this position you do not need to re-apply.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Drug Screening be passed prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.

The position(s) requires incumbents pass an Audiogram Evaluation and a Drug Screening Test prior to being hired.

The position(s) requires a valid Class B Driver’s License (DL) with Tank (N) endorsement. You must answer the questions addressing your DL on your application. 

This position(s) requires a valid Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC), Landscape Maintenance or Right of Way Pest Control Category, issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.  Ensure you provide your QAC number and expiration date on your application.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: 4/3/2017

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

  • Human Resources Contact:
    Farha Peera
    (657) 328-6559
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Sofia Reynoso
    (858) 467-4044
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Office
    (844) 368-3367
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.


Electronic applications will be accepted.  To be conidered please include the Job Control (JC-51067), PARF #11-7-027, and the title of the position you are applying for on the STD 678 application form.  

Interoffice, postal mail, faxed or email applications will not be accepted.

Are You Eligible for This Job?

If you do not currently have eligibility for this job, you may obtain eligibility by taking an examination.

Application Methods

You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
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