Summer Maintenance Worker

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: White Haven, PA, US, 18661

Company: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Posting Start Date:

December 22, 2022

Posting End Date:

April 30, 2023

Position Number:

80001528 (2 openings available)

FLSA Status:




Pay Grade:


Hourly Rate:


Employment Type:

Full Time

Building Location:

Pocono Maintenance Building

Building Street:

PA Route 940 - P.O. Box 18

Building City:

White Haven

Building State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Building Zip Code:



The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”!  Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce.  The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year.  Together, we are building the highway of the future.

Job Purpose and Summary

This is seasonal work performing general tasks, including assisting skilled trades personnel with repair or maintenance activities and manual work of limited skill, and/or janitorial work at the assigned location and various other duties as assigned. Assignments are received from an administrative superior. All but routine or standard assignments are explained or supervised in detail and work is reviewed during progress and upon completion.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Performs routine maintenance and janitorial work such as, but not limited to, cleaning, removal of rubbish, safeguarding and orderly caretaking of buildings and equipment.
  • Performs turf maintenance of Commission grounds, which includes mowing and application of turf fertilizers.  Performs pruning of trees, shrubs and perennials.
  • Assists in performing routine roadway work as required.
  • Assists with routine preventive vehicle maintenance tasks and preparation of vehicles for winter highway maintenance plans.
  • Assists with the receipt, maintenance and disposal of supplies/inventory, off-loading deliveries and moving inventory around the open storage yard or warehouse.
  • Performs manual labor in assigned projects/activities.
  • Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
  • Performs related duties as required.


Education and Licenses

High school diploma or equivalent certificate.
Must be currently enrolled in, or accepted to, a post-secondary educational program, such as college or trade school, or entering into a basic training program for the United States Armed Services during the Summer or Fall.

Other Requirements

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.


Customer Service
Regular and Predictable Attendance
Teamwork Orientation
Attention to Detail

Physical Demands and Work Environment


Position may demand stamina to work long hours, occasionally in emergency situations, adverse weather conditions or extended work assignments. Physical capability of appropriately standing, stooping, walking, lifting, and carrying heavy tools and equipment when necessary. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 90 pounds.


Exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. Works in extreme weather conditions.  Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.


The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre