Washburn County is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy in the Highway Department for a Highway Seasonal LTE. The purpose of this position is to provide additional assistance for summer operations of highway maintenance. 

The primary functions of this position include, but are not limited to: shoveling gravel and rock picking, cleaning and maintaining equipment, traffic flagging, mowing with light duty tractors, and pot hole patching.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to effectively use hand tools.  Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.  Ability to work independently.  Good physical condition necessary to perform job duties; including ability to lift heavy loads, ability to work in extreme heat/adverse weather conditions, and ability to stand for long periods of time.

Must be punctual, possess a strong work ethic, and be able to work effectively with a wide variety of people.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have graduated from high school or passed high school equivalency based test (GED). Must have valid WI driver’s license, and possess a good driving record. Starting salary range is $11.00 – $12.23/hr. 

This is a temporary seasonal position not to exceed 600 hours.

For an application contact the Washburn County Personnel Department at P.O. Box 337, Shell Lake, WI  54871, Ph. 715-468-4624, Fax 715-468-4628, e-mail adminper@co.washburn.wi.us, or download an application from our County website at www.co.washburn.wi.us.  

Application deadline May 31, 2019. EOE


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