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Highway Maintenance Worker (Internal Only)


$18.51-$24.99 hourly

Closing Date:

September 18, 2020

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or G.E.D.; 1-year equipment operation or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver's license without airbrake or automatic transmission restrictions. Proof of possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's license with a tank vehicle endorsement and without any of the following restrictions by completion of probation: air brakes, manual transmission, or tractor-trailer. Failure to obtain the appropriate Class A license by completion of probation will result in termination from the position.


Responsible for operating equipment and performing skilled and semi-skilled manual labor to maintain and repair County highways, bridges, and other properties. Responsibilities may include operating and repairing on-road and off-road equipment and performing manual labor under all types of weather conditions.

Work Test Period:

Background Check:

Drug Testing:

Physical-Medical Standards:

Applicants must meet essential physical requirements of the position.

Employment Eligibility Verification:

Application Information:

Memo of Intent must be received at Lake County Human Resources office by 4:30 p.m. on or before the posted closing date. No memos of intent will be accepted after the closing date unless postmarked that date. Application and Classification Specification may be obtained by contacting Lake County Human Resources Department, 601 Third Avenue, Two Harbors, MN, 55616; or Lake County Service Center, 99 Edison Boulevard, Silver Bay, MN, 55614; or website:



Lake County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, genetic information, or any other protected classification.

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