2500 28th Street - PO Box 57 - Slayton, MN 56172

Employment Opportunity

Phone: 507-836-1149
Fax: 507-836-6155
Address: PO Box 57, Slayton, MN  56172-0057

Employment Opportunity

Highway Maintenance Worker 

Murray County is taking applications for a full-time Highway Maintenance Worker. Hours are typically Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except when assigned to the 4-day, 10-hour work schedule (normally May-October) but may vary depending on department needs.

This position is responsible for the operation of heavy motorized equipment, including graders, dozers, front-end loaders and various other equipment used for the maintenance of county roads, bridges and right of ways. This position is responsible for keeping roadways in safe driving conditions and responding to emergency events such as natural disasters.

Qualifications: Minimum of a High School diploma/GED and 4 years of experience driving heavy equipment that includes tandem gravel trucks and/or operate a motor grader. Must possess and maintain a Class A CDL with air brakes and a healthy driving record. Must have a 30-minute response time from home to work.

Requirements: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, while able to perform intermediate troubleshooting or analysis of problems; Ability to communicate effectively to work team, with occasional incidental public interaction; Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing as required for a class A Commercial Driver’s license; Ability to respond to emergency events that include severe weather, storms, flooding and blocked roads; Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with others.

Salary Range: $22.56 – $29.33 per hour
First review of applications will be February 14, 2023.
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Posted: January 25, 2023

General Application Process
Notice to all applicants: ALL employment applications must be submitted using the Murray County Application available on this page. Resumes may be attached to that application, but resumes will ONLY be accepted if accompanied by the Murray County Employment Application. Please be sure to print your completed application, and sign and date it BEFORE submitting.

To apply for any open position with Murray County, please follow these steps.

  • Download the Murray County Employment Application specific to the job you are applying for
  • Print the Application
  • Submit your application by email, mail or walk-in.

Phone: 507-836-1149

By Email: rradke@co.murray.mn.us

By Mail:
Murray County Administrative Office
PO Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172

Murray County Administrative Office
2848 Broadway Avenue (Courts Building)
Slayton, MN 56172

Fax: 507-836-6155

Application Notes
Murray County Employment Applications are accepted for Open Positions ONLY.  Please check our position listings for the latest updates to our open positions.

Murray County is an Equal Opportunity Employer