Traffic Maintenance Worker
Full-Time Traffic Maintenance Worker at City of Saint Paul
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government, Construction
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $27.90 - $30.04
Education Level: N/A

The Department of Public Works is hiring individuals to perform labor, electronic, and mechanical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signs and parking meters. Diagnoses and corrects defects in advanced technology parking meters and assists Painters with pavement marking operations. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Here’s what you can expect to do: Installs, removes, and maintains parking meters and traffic signs and posts. Attaches parking meter instructions; electronically resets or recalibrates parking meters. Collects coins from parking meters and safeguards money in accordance with procedure. Operates job related computer systems and software applications to carry out work assignments, including email, work order system, and Secure Digital Cards for handling large volumes of data. Makes minor adjustments on site on own initiative and reports to Supervisor when work order cannot be completed or appears to have problems. Completes required daily work records and reports; performs basic calculations and reads maps and construction plans to complete assignments. Works with hazardous materials such as paint and cleaning solvents; lifts, carries, and maneuvers equipment, tools, supplies, and materials of up to 75 pounds. Assists painters with crosswalk, lane line, and message painting. For more information and essential functions, see our job description. Information Specific to this Position: This position is within the Traffic Operations division of Public Works and is located at 899 North Dale St. in Saint Paul, MN. The position usually works Monday thru Friday; 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM and works outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Must be comfortable working in Road Right of Way under heavy traffic.

Our Benefits: We offer competitive wages, and a variety of excellent benefits, including health insurance, retirement contributions and paid vacation and sick time.

Equity, Inclusion and Belonging: The City of Saint Paul is dedicated to dismantling systemic racial, cultural, and economic barriers that prevent people from fully enjoying and participating in our community and ensuring fairness in opportunities and outcomes for all individuals. At the City of Saint Paul, we want our workforce to reflect the diverse city that we serve. Our leaders are guided by an unapologetic equity agenda, which promotes the belief that true equity is building a city that works for all of us. We encourage you to apply as we are most interested in finding the best candidate for this job.


One year of construction labor, street maintenance labor, or equivalent experience. A basic understanding of job-related computer systems and software applications is required. Must demonstrate the ability to utilize these tools to carry out work assignments within one year of appointment.

Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D Driver's License or equivalent out-of-state driver's license.


A basic understanding of map reading. Mechanical aptitude related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment.

City of Saint Paul

Contact: Cecilia Fisher
Phone 651-266-6500
25 W 4th St
Suite 200
Saint Paul, USA, Minnesota 55102
Transit: No Transit