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Winter employment: Nevada Department of Transportation hiring temporary highway workers


road-closure-300x169-7838313-9783963As fall arrives, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is looking ahead and preparing to keep state roads clear when winter snow flies.

NDOT is hiring temporary highway maintenance workers to help keep winter roads clear, including snow plow and anti-icing operations and assisting in emergency response, among other duties.

Through October 1, applications are being accepted for temporary winter job positions in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa, Virginia City, Lovelock, Hawthorne, Fernley, Nixon, Yerington, Fallon and Cold Springs.

Requirements and further information is available at https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=23062 and https://nvapps.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=23056

The majority of positions will be required to operate various types of heavy equipment.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.