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Temporary Summer Laborer - Laborer-General

Company: Minnesota Careers
Location: Detroit Lakes
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Logo What drives you? At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work. Job Details Job Class: Laborer-General Working Title: Temporary Summer Laborer Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted : 5/27/2022 Closing Date : 6/09/2022 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / Transportation / Unrepresented Division/Unit : District 4 Work Shift/Work Hours : DayShift Days of Work : Monday - Friday Travel Required : No Salary Range: $16.81 - $21.01/hourly; $35,099 - $43,868/annually Cla ssified Status : Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: Unrepresented Work Area:Various Locations End Date: Approx. Mid August 2022 FLSA Status : Nonexempt Connect 700 Program Eligible: No **This was previously announced and is being re-posted for additional candidates. If you previously applied, you do not need to re-apply. Job Summary MnDOT District 4 has vacancies for general laborer positions this summer. Locations may include: Detroit Lakes,Wheaton, Breckenridge, Alexandria, Morris and Moorhead. These positions will work full-time hours Monday through Friday and are anticipated to run from approximately mid-May to mid-August. Positions will be available in the following areas: Highway Maintenance - a ssist in maintaining the roadway surfaces and shoulders; debris removal from roadways, right-of-ways and roadsides; assist with traffic control in high volume traffic settings; roadside mowing, trimming and landscape maintenance; assist with installation and repair of signs and guardrails. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance and construction work sufficient to carry out detailed work. Ability to understand oral directions sufficient to carry out verbal assignments in a safe and efficient manner. Ability to perform heavy manual labor work sufficient to complete assignments. Strength and agility necessary to bend, lift, dig, reach, and load heavy materials. Endurance necessary to perform tasks under extreme environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, snow, and wind. These positions require a good driving record and a valid Class D Driver's License at time of application. Driver's license history will be reviewed. Preferred Qualifications High School Diploma or Equivalent 3 months of work experience in light construction or similar field Physical Requirements The physical demands of this job will vary, but typically requires the ability to lift 100 pounds maximum with frequent moving and/or lifting or otherwise transfer of objects such as 50-pound bags. This job also may require walking or moving or standing or sitting to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls. This job will require strenuous physical labor including but not limited to digging, shoveling, hauling, crawling, bending, pushing, pulling and climbing. * May require frequent exposure to weather elements year round (cold and hot) on a daily basis as well as working near traffic and heavy construction equipment. Additional Requirements REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS:**Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check**It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components: SEMA4 Records Check Criminal History Check Employment Reference Check Education/License Verification Driver's License Check Pre-employment physical Application Details Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age. How to Apply Select "Apply for Job" at the topof this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 . For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers . Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Alicia Isakson at alicia.isakson@state.mn.us or 218/846-3507 . AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance you need. Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the MnDOT Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-mail: ADArequest.dot@state.mn.us ; or by calling Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 ; or using MN Relay 711. The MnDOT Reasonable Accommodation policy can be found at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/policy/hr/hr009.html .

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