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ODOT to hold job fair in Defiance
Department searching for temporary, winter seasonal employees
LIMA (Friday, November 23, 2016) The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 1 will host a job fair next week to find temporary, seasonal employees to work this winter.
The department is searching for employees to assist in snow and ice removal efforts and general highway maintenance functions.
The fair will be held Tuesday, November 29 from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the ODOT Defiance County garage, 2340 Baltimore Road, Defiance.
Positions are available in Defiance, Paulding, Putnam, Hancock and Hardin counties. Salary is $16.19 per hour.
Minimum qualifications are three months experience operating heavy equipment, valid class A or B CDL license with tanker endorsements and without airbrake restrictions, and a good driving record.
Prospective applicants will participate in an on-site application review, interview and physical abilities test. Applicants must also submit to drug screening and background check.
Application may be made during the fair and also online at www.careers.ohio.gov. Those planning to attend the fair are encouraged to complete an application prior to arrival.
For further information contact the human resource department at the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 at 419-999-6819.
 
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
 
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
 
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For more information contact:
Rhonda Pees, Public Information Officer, at (419) 999-6803
or email
D01.PIO@dot.state.oh.us