Temporary Highway Maintenance Worker - Winter Operations

Nebraska State Government

  • Omaha, NE
  • $16.30 per hour
  • Temporary
  • Part-time
  • 3 months ago

Not all cities/towns within District 2 are hiring temporary employees. Applicants need to call the District Office in Omaha at 402-595-2534 to see which cities/towns within District 2 are accepting applications.

Winter positions, temporary, until March 31, 2021. Hours may depend on weather, may be more or less than 40 hours per week. Starting and ending dates at different intervals.

Examples of Work

Perform snow removal. Perform heavy equipment operation for road maintenance. Perform tree trimming. Respond to highway emergencies. Safely move, drag, lift, load, and unload various equipment, materials, supplies, and hazardous materials or objects from the roadway within weight restrictions; spread and tamp surfacing materials.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED: Experience in the operation of heavy equipment. Those applicants with a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's license with tanker endorsement.

OTHER: A Class A Commercial Driver's license with tanker endorsement is required within 30 days of hire. Regular and reliable attendance is also required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be able to safely move, drag, lift 35 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance); climb, bend or stoop; work in outdoor temperature extremes and work around high speed traffic. Must be able to be reached to report to work outside scheduled work hours for highway emergencies within a specified time frame.

Temporary employees must meet certain eligibility rules to take advantage of health benefits.

Nebraska State Government