2023 Summer Transportation Seasonal Help, District 7 within Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami and Shelby Counties

Are you looking for a summer job? Do you enjoy working outdoors?

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 7 & take part in our mission!

The Ohio Department of Transportation, District Seven, is now accepting applications for our Summer Transportation Seasonal Help (TSH) Program for the following counties: Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami and Shelby . This is a temporary seasonal program for 40 hours per week not to exceed 560 total hours. There are multiple positions, your application will be considered for all positions.

Who We Are:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5 th largest interstate system and the 2 nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.

ODOT’s Mission Statement:

To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:

-Take care of what we have

-Make our system work better

-Improve safety

-Enhance capacity

What you will be doing:

  • Flagging/traffic control for highway maintenance crew
  • Driving pickup truck to set out/pick up signs & following mowing crew
  • Roadside litter pickup, Clean &/or wash vehicles & equipment
  • Cleaning/hosing down garage areas
  • Using weed eater to trim around buildings, fences, etc.
  • Help clean up roadsides when work crews are cutting brush/tree trimming
  • Mow grass with push mower or riding lawn mower
  • Help with sign repair and sign replacements
  • Assist with landscaping
  • Paint buildings inside/outside
  • Wash Windows
  • Answer phone &/or radio when clerk is unavailable

Must be 18 years old or a high school graduate who has attained the age of 17 years. Requires valid Driver’s License.

Works outside exposed to weather (e.g., including rain, lightening, humidity & hot temperatures in summer time) & on-going traffic; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; exposed to unpleasant surroundings to include dead animals, ditches with water & sewage, loud noise from equipment & traffic, confined work area while driving truck during regular shift, exposed to insects such as bees, mosquitoes, flies & spiders; exposed to rodents to include mice & rats; exposed to stray dogs, dirt, dust, fumes, poison ivy/sumac & pollen.

Applicants must apply online at careers.ohio.gov to be considered for the position.

Rate of pay per hour: $12.00

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