Traffic Operations Sign Shop team of Hennepin County's Transportation Department is seeking multiple candidates to work as Seasonal Laborers for the 2022 road construction season.
Salary range is: $20.00 - $21.51 Hourly
Location and hours:These positions are located at the Public Works Facility, 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, MN 55340. The typical work schedule will be 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer hours will be 10-hour days, Monday to Thursday. There is no public transportation to this facility.
About the position type:These are temporary seasonal positions (non-benefit earning) that may last for up to six months during the 2022 road construction season (April–October). These positions are also available to accommodate a student's schedule and work from (June through August).
These positions are internally classified as Casual Laborer. Click here to view the job classification specification.
Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.
In these positions, you will:
Have work responsibilities that include:
Shoveling, raking, and sweeping.
Installing and maintaining pavement markings.
Driving a follow truck/coning truck during long line striping.
Tree trimming, bush chipping, and debris removal.
Installing signs and traffic control devices.
Operate and program electronic message boards; deliver and set up message boards around the county.
Perform other road construction/traffic maintenance related laborer tasks.
Install and maintain traffic control signs and devices during bridge inspection and bridge maintenance work.
Must be 18 years or older and need to have:
Valid driver's license and ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.
Availability and willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 70 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to stand for long periods of time; bend, stoop, and work on uneven terrain.
Nice to have:
Experience working with traffic control and/or traffic control devices.
Experience flagging on a road construction project.
Knowledge of road and grounds maintenance practices and equipment.
Follow verbal and written directions, including the department's cellphone policy.