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Job Opportunities

Seasonal Weed Sprayer
Murray County is taking applications for temporary Weed Sprayers. Hours are Monday thru Friday and will vary by weather conditions. Duties include: Schedule spray duties; Mix chemicals; Perform spraying; Document spraying.Qualifications: Candidate must have a valid driver’s license. High School diploma/ (GED).  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals. Perform basic mathematical computations and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.  Ability to work independently and under varying weather conditions.

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Application deadline is June 01, 2015.
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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. Duties include but are not limited to: Conducts visual check of county roads; blades, grades, shapes, patches and shoulders roads; plows snow, loads gravel, sand and other material using a variety of heavy equipment such as front end loader, grader, blade, roller, and sweeper; Plowing of snow on hazardous roads with poor visibility and darkness.  Sanding of extremely icy roads.  Rotary snow plowing of drifts; Assists in certain construction activities, operates a heavy loader in supplying materials, ditching and building driveways; Performs a variety of manual tasks related to road maintenance, such as crack filling, patching, brushing, cleaning and repair of culverts, cutting and clearing brush and trees from roadsides; Performs other related work as required, such as clean up of highway ditches, planting grass seed, installing guardrails, repairing and painting bridges, treating dust problems on dirt roads and assists engineering or mechanics departments when needed. Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and four years’ experience driving tandem gravel trucks and operate a motor grader.  Possession of a valid Minnesota Class A CDL (commercial driver’s license).  (Appointment contingent upon a safe driving record, health evaluation, and ability to pass drug and driving tests.) Experience operating other heavy equipment and construction and maintenance activities. For detailed listing of duties and qualifications see job description.

Salary Range: $16.08 – $20.11 per hour

Deadline is 4:30 p.m. on June 1, 2015
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2121 Ironwood Avenue - Slayton, MN 56172

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    Emergency Notification System

    NEW Murray County's Emergency Notification System - Register Now
    If you registered under the older code red version, you must re-register in order to to get the new weather warnings from the National Weather service.