Seasonal Labor opportunity @ Hennepin County


Seasonal Laborer $20.00/Hour Apply at The Project Delivery team of Hennepin County's Transportation Department is seeking multiple candidates to work as Seasonal Laborers for the 2021 road construction season. This posting will be used to fill positions in various divisions. Location and hours: These positions are located at the Public Works Facility, 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, MN 55340. There is no public transportation to this facility. The typical work schedule will be either Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday, eight to ten hours per day up to 40 hours per week. Some positions provide opportunities for overtime. About the position type: These are temporary seasonal positions (non-benefit earning) that may last for up to six months during the 2021 road construction season (April–October). These positions are also available to accommodate a student's schedule and work from (June through August). In this position, you will:

  • Have work responsibilities that include:

  • Flagging traffic.

  • Shoveling, raking, and sweeping.

  • Crack sealing bridge decks.

  • Tree trimming, bush chipping, and debris removal.

  • Installing signs and traffic control devices.

  • Assist bridge maintenance crews with bridge flushing and bridge flood sealing activities.

  • Drive a pick-up truck behind the bridge maintenance crew.

  • 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 of age 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:

o Working with traffic control and/or traffic control devices. (Preferred for positions in the Traffic Division). o Flagging on a road construction project.

  • Knowledge of road and grounds maintenance practices and equipment.

  • Ability to:

o Follow verbal and written directions in English. o Hook, pull, and back up a trailer efficiently.

Questions? Contact:

Laura Miller, M.A. Talent Acquisition I Hennepin County Human Resources

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