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Winter Seasonal Worker

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  134021

Paoli, IN, US, 47454

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


Come Plow with Us!

Join our team of Snow Plow drivers and help keep your State, Interstate and US Routes cleared for the motoring public this winter!


Winter Seasonal Position Overview:

Hourly Rate:  $16.00 (reporting daily, 37.5 hours per week plus snow events)
Candidates must be open to working nights, weekends, and on call. 
About 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 an 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.

About the Job:

In this position, you are responsible for performing general highway maintenance duties that keep INDOT assets in good working condition to ensure customer satisfaction.  You will perform snow and ice removal and related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow and other winter operations duties as required.  

A Day in the Life:
  • Operates basic highway maintenance and traffic equipment to maintain, repair and clean highways and right-of-ways;
  • Moves and loads supplies and materials;
  • Winter operations duties including snow and ice removal;
  • 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;
  • Performs related job duties as assigned;
What We're Looking For:
  • High school graduate or equivalent (preferred);
  • Must have valid commercial driver’s license (CDL);
What You'll Need For Success:
  • Required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check;
  • 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;
  • Must be able to endure exposure to inclement weather;
  • Ability to follow directions and work as part of a team;
  • Ability to rotate shifts, when necessary;
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

Winter Seasonal positions are not eligible for Holiday Pay, Leave Pay or State Benefits, including unemployment.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana