Highway Summer Help
Madison, WI  / Janesville, WI  / Oconomowoc, WI 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
Jefferson County’s Highway Department works diligently to keep our roads safe by upgrading, repairing, and maintaining 390 lane-miles of State Highways (100 lane-miles are located on Interstate Highway 94), 521 lane-miles of County Trunk Highways, and various Town Highways as requested. These responsibilities include reconstructing and resurfacing county and town highways, removing snow and preventing ice accumulation, installing signs, maintaining and repairing department equipment, performing welding tasks for equipment, issuing permits to install driveways on County Trunk Highways, providing emergency assistance, and supporting other county departments in completion of special projects when needed.

The department is recruiting for Summer Laborers to help with the busy construction season from May through August 2020.  Summer Laborers play a vital role in the safety of other workers and the public by directing traffic safely through road construction sites and performing some general labor work.

Starting wage: $11/hour
Hours: 40+ hours/week; Monday thru Thursday 6am to 4pm

Qualifications Needed:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to stand 8-10 consecutive hours


Special Notes/Instructions
For consideration, a completed application is required when submitting a cover letter and resume. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled, however, initial screening of applicants will begin March 16, 2020.
Contact Information
Application and position details are available at www.jeffersoncountywi.gov or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI 53549
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Temporary, Full Time
Hours per Week
40+ hours/week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Mon-Thurs, 6am to 4pm
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Required Experience
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