Looking for work? The New York State Department of Transportation is looking to hire about 470 permanent and seasonal employees here in New York with more than 70 jobs in CNY.

WKTV reports that the state DOT has applications available for approximately 470 permanent and seasonal maintenance staff throughout Upstate New York and Long Island. Here in the Mohawk Valley and Central New York, there are over 70 jobs up for grabs:

To qualify for the position, candidates must:

- Be at least 18 years old
- Pass a physical and drug test
- Have a valid, clean Class A or B commercial driver license
- Be certified to operate DOT heavy dump trucks within two weeks after start of employment
- Employees that are hired will be training on different equipment – such as backhoes, front end loaders and stump grinders – and physical labor is required for the job."

To find out what jobs are up for grabs, visit the DOT website.