Seasonal General Laborer (Highway)

The Portage County Highway department is hiring a Seasonal General Laborer!  This is a great position, especially if you enjoy working outdoors.  Additionally, this position works 4 days a week, so you can enjoy a 3 day weekend!

What are the primary job duties?

  • Perform manual road construction and maintenance tasks. 
  • Install and remove snow fence
  • Replace guardrail, road patching
  • Cut brush, tar cracks, use hand and small power tools
  • Collect refuse from various roadways and other similar manual tasks.
  • Operate light and medium duty equipment for plowing, sanding, salting as well as for the transporting of maintenance materials.
  • Operate industrial tractors for roadside maintenance
  • Drive quad and tri axle trucks engaged in the transportation of construction and maintenance materials.
  • Operate higher level equipment in accordance with established procedures
What are the minimum qualifications?
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL - Class B) and safe driving record.
  • Experience working physically demanding duties.
  • Experience operating heavy equipment preferred.
TO APPLY:  Visit us at https://www.co.portage.wi.us/

Portage County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer