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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Highway Laborer in Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Position Summary* As a seasonal highway laborer employee, you will gain hands on experience in the front-line maintenance activities that keep our roads safe every day. This opportunity will allow you to see how the trades and labor force carry out the important work of repairing, preserving, improving, and supporting the Highway system. The seasonal highway laborer program will run from June 3, 2024, through August 30, 2024. The standard work week is full-time Monday through Friday and start times will vary depending upon placement. Positions are available at MassDOT Districts and Depots throughout the state of Massachusetts, as well as the Weston Warehouse (indoor work). Seasonal highway laborers working at a MassDOT Depot perform outside maintenance functions that include sweeping, painting, litter pick up, and performing general highway beautification. Weston Warehouse laborers will perform stockroom duties, including picking items to fulfill orders and distributing items, receiving and storing deliveries, and overall organization of inventory in the warehouse. Locations District 1 – Berkshire County/Western, MA District 2 – Connecticut River Valley/Western, MA District 3 – Worcester County/Central, MA District 4 – Northeastern, MA District 5 – Southeastern, MA District 6 – Metro Boston Statewide Operations & Maintenance - Weston Warehouse About MassDOT The 4,000 employees of Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) take great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. Information about MassDOT’s inclusive culture and career opportunities can be found at MassDOT’s divisions include Highway, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Aeronautics, and Rail & Transit. Headquarters (Planning & Enterprise Services) provides business and administrative support and policy leadership for each of the four (4) divisions. This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. Please provide a complete, accurate and current resume / application for MassDOT to review in order to determine if your submitted materials meet the minimum entrance requirements for the position. Minimum Entrance Requirements Applicants must be: * 16 years or older. If you are under 18 years of age, you must obtain a work permit before starting. * If you are 18 , please apply to posting #240004XZ * For questions regarding the job posting, please email the MassDOT Talent Acquisition Team at * For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. * For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call ADA Coordinator, Lucy Bayard at 857-274-1935. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Contractor* *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *Seasonal Highway Laborer Location: Massachusetts-Worcester - 499 Plantation St Requisition ID: 240004Y6