Highway Maintenance Worker

Minnesota Department of Transportation
August 5, 2022
Saint Paul, MN
Job Type


Highway Maintenance Worker

Transportation Generalist

Starting pay at $21.90/hourly

Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota

$5000 Hiring Bonus!

Drive your career, with paid on the job training, great benefits, and paid vacation!

Complete road surface maintenance, traffic control set-ups, minor equipment repairs and snow and ice control activities to keep the roadways safe, clear and in good repair according to MnDOT standards in these full-time positions.

MnDOT is hiring forty (40) positions for locations which MAY include: Anoka, Arden Hills, Camden Days, Camden Nights, Cedar Days, Cedar Nights, Chaska, Eden Prairie Days, Eden Prairie Nights, Forest Lake, Golden Valley, Hastings, Lakeville, Maple Grove Days, Maple Grove Nights, Maryland Days, Maryland Nights, Mendota Days, Mendota Nights, North Branch, Oakdale Days, Oakdale Nights, Plymouth, Shakopee, and Spring Lake Park. Shifts vary by location including five 8-hour weekday shifts or four 10-hour shifts Monday through Thursday. Overtime and night shift opportunities (with a pay differential) may also be available.

Here is a link on our career page with more information about this position, videos, and the career opportunities:


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Cool new skills

Why I enjoy my job at MnDOT

Great benefits


We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

11 paid holidays per year

Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year

Earn 13 days paid sick time

Defined pension plan

Vision insurance available

Paid life insurance

Short & long-term disability available

Paid parental leave available

Training opportunities

And more!


  • (Licensure): A valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with no air brake restriction and a t anker endorsement (must be obtained prior to an interview). Required to obtain a class A CDL within the six-month probationary period (type of CDL must be listed on resume at the time of application) AND
  • (Experience): One (1) year of experience performing activities in any of the following: snow and ice, soils, road surface maintenance, roadside maintenance, bridge maintenance, signs, or related activities (roadway maintenance, driving commercial vehicles, commercial landscaping, operating heavy equipment or farm experience).
  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.
  • Required to pass a computerized math and reading assessment test as part of the hiring contingencies. The required passing score for the math portion is a level 3 or higher and the reading portion is a level 4 or higher.

Veterans may be eligible for a waiver of CDL based on military experience. Please contact your County Veteran Service Officer ( http://www.minnesotaveteran.org/cvso/ ) to obtain a copy of your VMET DD2586.

APPLY ONLINE BY 8/15/2022:

  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers
  2. Click "External Applicants".
  3. On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID "54823" in the Keywords search box and click Search.
  4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. When prompted for your Referral Source, please list: Other - Indeed or Minnesotajobs.

Only applicants received on mn.gov/careers will be considered.


Shannon Huberty, MnDOT Recruitment Specialist



Salary Range: $21.90 - $27.53/hourly; $45,727 - $57,483/annually (starting pay is $21.90/hour)

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