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Snow Plow Driver/Winter Work

Date Posted:  Nov 19, 2022
Requisition ID:  385481

Sellersburg, IN, US, 47172


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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to 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: The salary for this position starts at $20.00 per hour.


Location: This position is located in INDOT Fall City.

About the Job:

As the Seasonal Winter Program Worker, you will be responsible for performing general highway maintenance duties that keep INDOT assets in good working condition. In this position, you will perform snow and ice removal and related maintenance duties through the operation of a snowplow, and other winter operations duties as required. You will also perform traffic maintenance duties such as repairing and installing traffic signs and pavement markings. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Operate basic highway maintenance and traffic equipment to maintain, repair, and clean highways and right-of-way.
  • Move and load supplies and materials.
  • Winter operation duties including snow and ice removal.
  • Perform emergency response activities such as: clean-up, traffic control, lane closures, placement of signs, and erecting barricades.
  • Perform equipment maintenance such as: minor repairs, preventative maintenance, refueling, and pre-trip inspections.
  • Comply with INDOT Safety Policies and Procedures.; 
  • Perform miscellaneous labor tasks.
  • Perform job documentation tasks such as entry into the Work Management System (WMS).


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High school graduate or High School Equivalent (HSE) preferred.
  • 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 have the ability to move 50 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing, and walking for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to endure exposure to inclement weather.
  • Must have the ability to operate specialty traffic equipment (e.g. bucket trucks, paint equipment, etc.).
  • Must have the ability to follow directions and work as part of a team.
  • Must have the ability to work unpredictable and non-traditional hours as necessary to perform winter operations activities.

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.


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