WSIL -- The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is hiring emergency hourly employees for the winter snow season.
IDOT says openings for drivers are available in Alexander, Hardin, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Union, White, and Williamson counties.
The position pays $20.55 per hour and is on an "as needed" basis for snow removal.
Drivers must have a Class "A" or "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an X or N endorsement and cannot have airbrake restrictions. Those hired must pass a background check and are subject to random drug and alcohol tests. Paid training will be provided prior to callouts.
Anyone interested in the position should apply at IDOT's Carbondale office (2801 W. Murphysboro Rd.) or at any IDOT maintenance yard. Applications are available online.