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The Modoc County Road Department has one opening for a Road Maintenance Worker in Lookout. Applications are now being accepted. Applicants’ experience will determine which level will be offered.

Wage Rate:

  • Worker I | $2,619 to $3,343/month
  • Worker II | $2,892 to $3,691/month

Worker I is an entry-level position to learn and perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of roads, bridges, and rights of way.  Skills required include: using and maintaining commonly used hand/power road maintenance tools and equipment; making accurate arithmetic calculations; understanding and following oral and written directions; performing heavy physical labor on a regular basis; preparing basic records and reports of work performed; and working without close supervision in standard work situations.  The position requires a valid “Class A” Drivers License, graduation from high school or equivalent, and one year of general maintenance training or experience.  If selected, applicant will be required to obtain a valid Class A license within 6 months of his/her hire date. The expense of the testing will be borne by the applicant and the applicant will be responsible for finding a suitable vehicle for the driving test (no County vehicle will be used for the driving test).

Worker II is a full working level position with all the skills and abilities of a Worker I, plus the ability to operate and maintain a variety of light and heavy construction equipment, and the ability to direct the work of a crew on a project basis.  In addition to all the skills and requirements of a Worker I, the Worker II is required to have two years of experience in road and related maintenance work. Applicant must have a current Class A license to be considered for this position.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To obtain a more detailed job description, contact the Modoc County Road Department at  202 W. 4th St., Alturas, CA  96101 or call (530) 233-6412.

Required application materials include completed County Application Form, cover letter, and current resume.

Applications accepted until position filled.  Modoc County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and participates in random drug and alcohol testing as required by US DOT.

Valid Class A Driver's License (CDL)

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening