Job Opening: Driver/Laborer (Highway Department)

Highway Driver/Laborer

The Town of Chester seeks qualified applicants for the position of Driver – Laborer in the Highway Department. This position operates trucks and other equipment used in public works projects; hauls gravel, dirt, sand, and other materials; loads and unloads materials; operates jackhammer, small roller, paving equipment and roadside mower; operates vehicles providing roadway snow removal and sanding; plows, sands and salts streets and sidewalks; repairs water mains and drainage systems; performs manual labor incidental to the work of operating assigned equipment; works with mechanics to service and maintain trucks and equipment.

Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent; three years of experience in public works construction and maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Driver’s License, 2B required, Class A with a 1A and 4G endorsement preferred. CORI and drug test required. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Katherine Warden, Town Administrator, Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Rd Chester, MA 01011 or [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer