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Illinois Tollway Hiring 50 Seasonal Tollway Collectors

The seasonal position pays $10 an hour, and typically runs from May, 15, 2013, through Oct. 31, 2013. Candidates must apply by Dec. 19.

The Illinois Tollway is seeking qualified candidates for approximately 50 seasonal toll collector positions that will open next year.

The position will pay $10 per hour, and typically run from May 15, 2013, to Oct. 31, 2013, tollway officials said. Candidates must apply by Dec. 19.

The season toll collector position requires the following skills and abilities, according to a release:

  • Must be able to pass written exam with a 75 percent or higher score in order to qualify for an interview.
  • Must be able to work from approximately May 15, 2013, through October 31, 2013.
  • One year of customer service, cash handling, retail or bank experience is desired.
  • The ability to work seven days per week, 24 hours a day, including nights, weekends, and holidays is required.
  • The ability to lift 25 pounds is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

 How to apply:

  • Online: Complete the Illinois Tollway application, save it to the computer and email it to jobs@getipass.com
  • In person: Submit the completed application or pick up and complete the application at the Illinois Tollway Headquarters located at 2700 Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • By mail: Send the completed application to: Illinois Tollway – Human Resources 2700 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515.

“Seasonal toll collector is one of our most popular positions, and our goal is to get job applicants that represent the diverse communities the Tollway serves,” said Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur in a release. “We are continually expanding our efforts to reach out to various and diverse communities in order to make sure everyone has equal access to employment opportunities at the Tollway.”

The Illinois Tollway is a user-fee system. The agency maintains and operates 286 miles of interstate tollways in 12 counties in Northern Illinois, including the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88), the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355), the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) and the Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294/I-80).

For more information, visit www.illinoistollway.com.

Bob Laird December 14, 2012 at 02:11 PM
OK, we're going to give you $10 dollars an hour to stand there with your hand out. I see. You already know how to do that? So you don't need the job.

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