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Seasonal Snow Plow Driver

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    Complete the Employment Application, save or print it, and send to the email address or mailing address below:
    recruiter@thruway.ny.gov
    P.O. Box 189
    Albany, NY 12201-0189

    Indicate the area(s) of employment preference (Albany, New York, Syracuse or Buffalo) upon submission of Employment Application.

The Thruway Authority is hiring seasonal employees to assist with the maintenance of the 2,834 lane miles of highway from the New York Division to Buffalo and the Pennsylvania border.  Working under the job title of Thruway Maintenance Worker, these employees perform a vital role in keeping the roadway clear and safe for motorists during winter weather.  Thruway Maintenance Workers also assist with maintenance and improvements along the highway.

Snow Plow Drivers work seasonally, but employment may lead into permanent Thruway Maintenance Worker titles.  Work may be performed with varying shifts, on overtime, at varying locations, or for an extended time.

To be considered for a Seasonal Snow Plow Driver position, applicants must possess a Commercial Driver License B (or higher) with tank endorsement and no air brake restriction AND 18 months of experience operating construction equipment/vehicles.

Seasonal Snow Plow Drivers will earn between $18.36 and $24.04 per hour (plus time-and-a-half for overtime), depending on experience and geographic work location.