The Road division of Hennepin County's Transportation Operation department is seeking candidates to work as Seasonal Highway Maintenance Operators for the 2023 season.
Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visitemployee referral program.
Full salary range is $21.00 -$22.05/hr., targeted starting rate is $22.04/hr.
Location and hours: These positions are located at the Public Works Facility, at 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, Minnesota, 55340. Work hours will be Monday to Friday, and may vary including eight-to-ten-hour shift, and up to 40 hours per week. There is no public transportation to this facility.
About these position types: These are temporary seasonal (non-benefit earning) positions that may last for up to six months during the 2023 road construction season (April–October 2023).
These positions are internally classified as Casual Laborer. Click here to view the job classification specification.In these positions, you will:
· Flag Traffic, pave asphalt, and trim trees
· Shovel and rake.
· Patch potholes and seal cracks.
· Clean ditches and landscape.
· Perform other road construction/traffic maintenance related laborer tasks.
o Lift and carry items weighing up to 70 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
o Stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop, and work on uneven terrain.
Nice to have:
· Availability and willingness to work until the end of the season (April through October 2023).
o Performing duties similar to a Seasonal Laborer.
o Flagging on a road construction project.
o With traffic maintenance related equipment.
· Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
About the department:
We envision a Transportation Department whose members are respectful of one another and the public we serve and are committed to the delivery of a safe, high-quality county highway system. We are widely trusted and recognized for innovation, collaboration and the responsible use of resources.About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (Log in as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Posting will remain open until filled. Final candidates will be required to pass a background check.