You may not be ready for Winter just yet but the State is thinking about it already.

The New York Department of Transportation is hiring hundreds of workers to prepare for the Winter season.

State officials are looking for people to keep the roads clear of ice and snow.

500 positions are open across the state, more than 60 are here in Western New York.

For more information about the available positions and how to apply visit  https://www.dot.ny.gov/jobs/perm_positions/highway-maintenance-worker.

(WIVB_TV)