The Missouri Department of Transportation is looking for people to join their maintenance team. These are the men and women who help keep the roads plowed in the winter, and the grass cut in the summer. And they need to fill more than 400 positions according to KY3.

Acording to the MoDOT site they're looking for "service-oriented individuals" who can provide "safety, service and stability during the winter season and beyond."  The following are the job characteristics someone in this position can expect:

Job requires significant physical stamina and endurance, including the ability to move materials by hand, operate hand tools, and perform stationary flagging. Job requires outdoor work that involves exposure to physical hazards, health and safety risks, and/or adverse or otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment, including risk of physical injury from carrying out duties in heavy traffic areas, on or near heavy equipment or machinery, and with hazardous chemicals or materials. Job may require overtime and nighttime work. Job may require operation of vehicles to plow snow and spread ice control materials.

According to MoDOT the positions pay between $14.10 - $16.90 an hour depending on your skills and experience level. Additionally full time employees receive full training, retirement benefits, paid leave, medical, dental and vision insurance and more. Applicants must be able to pass a background check.

If you think you can be the plow king or plow queen of West Central Missouri, you can see job openings and apply here.

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