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Seasonal State Worker-Traffic

Date Posted:  May 16, 2024
Requisition ID:  441957
Location: 

LaGrange, IN, US, 46761

 

Work for Indiana

 

Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.

 

About the Indiana Department of Transportation:

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you. 

 

Salary: This position traditionally starts at an hourly rate of $18.00 an hour. Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

 

Location: This position is located in INDOT's LaGrange Area.

A Day in the Life:

  • Operates basic highway maintenance and traffic equipment to maintain, repair and clean highways and rights-of-way. 
  • Moves and loads supplies and materials. 
  • Maintains, repairs, and installs traffic signs, route markers, and pavement markings. 
  • Performs emergency response activities such as: clean-up, traffic control, lane closures, placement of signs, and erecting barricades. 
  • Performs equipment maintenance such as: minor repairs, preventative maintenance, refueling, and pre-trip inspections. 
  • Performs miscellaneous labor tasks. 

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Valid high school diploma or GED preferred; or one (1) year of work experience. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing, and walking for long periods of time. 
  • Candidate will be required to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].

 

The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

 

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