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Seasonal Winter Program Worker- Plymouth Sub District

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  16856

Plymouth, IN, US, 46563

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 & 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)
  • Winter Seasonal positions are not eligible for Holiday Pay, Leave Pay or State Benefits, including unemployment.
  • Winter Seasonal positions work from:  November 4, 2019 to March 30, 2020
  • Open positions throughout our District the LaPorte District- Gary , LaPorte, Plymouth, Rensselaer, and Monticello Sub Districts. 
  • 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:

This position is responsible for performing general highway maintenance duties that keep INDOT assets in good working condition to ensure customer satisfaction.  Winter Seasonal workers perform snow and ice removal and related maintenance duties by operation of snow plow and other winter operations duties as required.  Traffic maintenance duties such as repairing and installing traffic signs and pavement markings are also required job duties for this position.  A CDL is required for this position.

A Day in the Life:
  • Complies with INDOT Safety Policies and Procedures;
  • 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 job documentation tasks such as entry into the Work Management System (WMS);
  • Provide assistance to public by responding to general inquiries, explaining delays, etc…;
  • May perform basic construction inspection duties, as needed;
  • Performs related job duties as assigned.
What We're Looking For:
  • High school graduate or equivalent;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Must have valid commercial driver’s license (CDL)
  • Required to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment;
  • 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;
  • Must have ability to read, write, and communicate clearly;
  • Ability to follow directions and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to rotate shifts, when necessary.
Working Conditions:
This role performs work in extreme (hot or cold) temperatures, small/tight spaces or other uncomfortable situations.
Operations may require this role to be available after hours (on-call) and/or work rotating shifts, evenings and weekends, or irregular hours.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


This is a seasonal position, and does not offer benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: South Bend