The Missouri Department of Transportation says hiring is underway for maintenance personnel for winter operations and other positions within the department.

There are several full-time maintenance and emergency maintenance equipment operator positions that are open across the state. The hourly salaries will range from $14.10 to $16.72 per hour. That will depend on level of experience and area of operation.

There could also be opportunities for year-round employment for mowing, striping, and other maintenance work on Missouri roads.

Full-time maintenance employees receive full training and a long list of other benefits including retirement, paid leave, medical, vision and dental insurance; and a culturally diverse workplace that is dedicated to safety and personal development. Applicants need to be at least 18 years old. and successfully complete a criminal background check and drug screening.