Job Description for Highway Summer Help ($500 BONUS OPPORTUNITY ELIGIBLE)

Position Announcement
Job Title:
Seasonal (May - August)
Wage and Salary:
Application review will begin:
April 1, 2021
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County’s Highway Department works diligently to keep our roads safe by upgrading, repairing, and maintaining 390 lane-miles of State Highways (100 lane-miles are located on Interstate Highway 94), 521 lane-miles of County Trunk Highways, and various Town Highways as requested. These responsibilities include reconstructing and resurfacing county and town highways, removing snow and preventing ice accumulation, installing signs, maintaining and repairing department equipment, performing welding tasks for equipment, issuing permits to install driveways on County Trunk Highways, providing emergency assistance, and supporting other county departments in completion of special projects when needed.

The department is recruiting for Summer Laborers to help with the busy construction season from May through August 2021.  Summer Laborers play a vital role in the safety of other workers and the public by directing traffic safely through road construction sites and performing some general labor work.

Starting wage: $11/hour

Hours: 40+ hours/week; Monday thru Thursday 6am to 4pm; occasional overtime and Fridays will be needed

This position qualifies for a $500 BONUS OPPORTUNITY!


Qualifications Needed:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to stand 8-10 consecutive hours

Applications will be accepted as long as position is posted, however, initial screening of applicants will begin April 1, 2021.

Application and position details are available at or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer