Job Description for Highway Maintenance Worker LTE (June-October)

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Highway Maintenance Worker LTE (June-October)
40 hours per week
Wage and Salary:
$25.60 / hour
Application review will begin:
May 29, 2024
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Highway Maintenance Worker LTE
LTE: June-October

Explore. Thrive. Belong.
Jefferson County is the Heart of the Heartland. We offer the best of Wisconsin living with safe, family oriented, vibrant business and civic communities surrounded by picturesque farmland. Jefferson County is proud of our small-town living options and easy access to major urban centers.

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.


With the necessary knowledge and experience, you will be successful in this role by completing the below key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Operating a variety of light and heavy road maintenance and construction equipment and tools to perform road surface and shoulder maintenance such as: paving, shouldering, grading, sweeping, sealcoating, patching, and striping.
  • Performing should to right-of-way maintenance such as: removing debris and hazards, cutting brush and trees, mowing roadsides, and vegetative management.
  • Inspecting, installing, replacing, and maintaining culverts and drainage; cleaning out streams, lakes, and ditches; catching basins, inlets, and other drain structures; clearing debris.
  • Preparing safe work sites and clearing hazards.
  • Performing winter maintenance, snow removal, and shop maintenance.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required with three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Requirements

  • Four years related experience and or training.
  • Class A CDL

We pay $25.60/hour based on candidate’s successful experience & qualification.
This position is a 1,000-hour position running from June to October.

Employees at Jefferson County Value
Competitive Pay* Great Coworkers* Flexibility*
* Advancement & Opportunity* Family Feel*

For a full job description and link to apply online, please visit the County’s web site at

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer