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23 Mill Street, Weld, ME, 04285

Driver/Laborer-Weld Public Works

May 19, 2022

Driver/Laborer – Weld Public Works

The Weld Public Works Department is seeking an individual that would like to work on various projects that could include repair of equipment, mowing along the roadside, running chainsaws, operating heavy equipment such as, backhoe and dump trucks, rock rake and any other equipment used along with operating snowplow equipment in the winter, all with the goal of ensuring the traveling public is safe on Weld roads.  Manual labor is also part of the job as well.  In addition to the job, you would be working alongside the department road commissioner with traffic control, clearing brush, installing culverts, cleaning ditches, hauling gravel, sign repair and replacement, and other road maintenance tasks. Everyone gets their hands dirty while enjoying the opportunity of working outdoors.

The Town of Weld is currently seeking one full-time employee that is 18 years of age or older and who holds a valid Maine CDL driver's license.  The position will require you to work some nights, weekends, and holidays during snow events and weather emergencies.  Starting pay for our position is $17 an hour with over time in the winter. You will receive pay at time and a half your regular rate for any worked time over 40 hours in a 7-day period.  The Town of Weld offers vacation time and paid holidays. There will be a 6-month probationary period for the employee to be evaluated. After that time a full-time permanent position will be offered. Applications are available and accepted at the Weld Public Works Building, or the Weld Town Office. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Successful candidates must be able to work on-call and in all weather conditions.  Candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test, background check and adhere to the Towns Personnel Policy. Job Description will be provided upon request.

The Town of Weld is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications

Completed Town Employment Applications must be submitted to:  Town of Weld, Attn: Craig Shaw, PO Box 87, 23 Mill St Weld ME 04285 or emailed to: craigshawroads@weld-maine.org.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call 207-585-2348.

 

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