The New York State Department of Transportation is hiring for the upcoming winter weather season.

WKBW reports the NYSDOT is hiring for over 500 positions, both seasonal and permanent, in various capacities, with positions available in western New York and the southern tier.

According to WKBW, "Candidates must be at least 18 years old, pass a physical and a drug test, have a valid and clean Class A or B commercial drivers license and be certified to operate DOT heavy dump trucks within two weeks of their start date."

You can find out more information at the DOT website.