Wanted: Laborer in the Public Works Department. This is a full-time (40 hour) benefitted position.
Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: Operating various types of motorized vehicles, trucks, dump trucks, sweepers, snow and ice removal equipment and other miscellaneous equipment, such as tractors, mowers, and landscaping equipment; Participating in emergency operations including but not limited to snowplowing, road sanding, snow and ice removal, and natural disasters; Assisting with preparation of trucks and other equipment for repairing and maintaining sanders and snow plows; Repairing roadways, sidewalks, pavements, and other surface areas and drainage structures, including excavating trenches; fills-in, spreading and packing materials.
Qualifications: A high school graduate or equivalent plus one year of experience in or general knowledge of the operation of motorized construction or maintenance equipment, road maintenance, drainage installation, and operation of power equipment and snow plowing. Must have a Class D License. Must be available for snow and ice removal, week-end hours, and other emergency work. Preferred Qualifications: Class B CDL. Candidate must obtain the 2B and 4G endorsements within six months from date of hire. Chain Saw Operation experience preferred. OSHA Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Program for Construction Certificate preferred. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background/CORI check and a pre-employment physical including drug testing.
Salary: Depending on qualifications. View full job description here.
Resumes and applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please submit to Chester Town Administrator, 15 Middlefield Rd, Chester MA 01011.