McLean County Highway Department employs between 10 and 15 seasonal staff throughout the year. Seasonal employee positions include Laborer and Seasonal Plow Operator. A job description and wage rates for these seasonal positions are available at the McLean County Highway Department Office. Applications are available at the McLean County Highway Department Office, 102 S Towanda Barnes Rd, Bloomington, IL 61705. You may also download an application through the McLean County Government Hope Page - Job Openings. Seasonal Employment Opportunities
YEARLY SEASONAL HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
MAINTENANCE: Laborer (Highway)
Responsible for working with the maintenance crew to perform routine highway and facility maintenance, such as trimming grass, weed-eating around guardrail, pavement crack repair, painting, etc. Dates: Full Time hours May 15th through September 15th. For full consideration, applications should be submitted to the McLean County Highway Department Office by April 15th for the positions available the following May.
MAINTENANCE: Seasonal Plow Operator
Responsibilities include the performance of manual tasks of more than ordinary difficulty requiring special knowledge and skills, including the operation of trucks and other mechanized equipment, plowing snow, spreading salt & cinders, and assisting in the maintenance of snowplow equipment. Work is usually performed under the supervision of a foreman or journeyman craftsman who assigns work both orally and in writing, and makes inspections to assure proper performance of the work. Dates: Full Time hours from the Monday following Thanksgiving until the last Friday in March. For full consideration, applications should be submitted to the McLean County Highway Department Office by October 15th for positions available in November.