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2021 Summer Transportation Seasonal Help Job in Lima, Ohio US

2021 Summer Transportation Seasonal Help

Ohio Department of Transportation - Lima, OH

Posted: 2/18/2021 - Expires: 4/9/2021

Job ID: 224533724

Job Description

Organization: Transportation - District 01

Schedule: Full-time

Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Compensation: See comments

Unposting Date: Apr 9, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Job Function: Transportation

Agency Contact Name: District One Human Recourses

Agency Contact Information: (419) 999-6819


Are you looking for a Summer Job? Do you enjoy working outdoors?

If yes, we have an excellent opportunity for you!

With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.

Become a Summer Transportation Seasonal Help (TSH) at ODOT District One and take part in our mission!

The Ohio Department of Transportation, District One, is now accepting applications for our Summer Transportation Seasonal Help (TSH) Program for the following counties: Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, and Wyandot. This is a temporary seasonal program for 40 hours per week not to exceed 560 total hours. There are multiple positions and your application will be considered for all positions.

Job Duties:

  • Flagging/traffic control for highway maintenance crew
  • Driving pickup truck to set out/pick up signs and follow mowing crew
  • Roadside litter pickup, clean and/or wash vehicles and equipment
  • Cleaning/hosing down garage areas
  • Using weed eater to trim around building, fences, etc.
  • Help clean up roadsides when work crews are cutting brush/tree trimming
  • Answer phone and/or radio when clerk is unavailable



  • Must be 18 years old or a high school graduate who has attained the age of 17 years


Works outside exposed to weather (e.g., including rain, lightening, humidity and hot temperatures in summer time) and on-going traffic, may work rotating shift; exposed to unpleasant surroundings including dead animals, containers filled with human waste, diapers, ditches with water and sewage, loud noise from equipment and traffic, confined work area while driving truck during regular shift or in confined space while digging ditches to install pipes or digging holes, exposed to insects such as bees, mosquitoes, flies and spiders; exposed to rodents to include mice and rats; exposed to stray dogs, dirt, dust, fumes, poison ivy/sumac and pollen.

Rate of pay per hour:

  • 1st Year as TSH = $10.00 per hour
  • 2nd Year as TSH = $11.00 per hour
  • 3rd & following years as TSH = $12.00 per hour


The final applicant selected for these positions will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use.  Applicants with positive test results will not be offered employment.

If operating state owned vehicle, must show proof of valid driver’s license.

These positions are overtime eligible based on FLSA Standards.

Temporary/Seasonal appointments are unclassified pursuant to O.R.C. 124.30 (B).

Background Check Information:

The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

To Apply: Complete online application at

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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