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Chalfont Borough Public Works – Public Works Maintenance Laborer

Job Summary

This is a full-time position. Scheduled days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 40 hours per week. However, this position frequently requires long hours and weekend work. Public Works Maintenance Laborer is responsible for preparing broken and eroding pavement on borough streets, maintenance of the park system and storm sewer lines. Position requires a minimum of a high school diploma and a Commercial Driver’s license Class A or B with air brake endorsement.  Applicants need to be physically capable of strenuous work and be able to understand and follow safety precautions. The position involves lifting heavy objects, walking and standing for long periods of time and performing strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.  The employee will be expected to lift, push, pull or carry objects; use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. The position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.

Primary responsibilities

  • Repair broken borough streets and storm sewer lines.
  • Patch potholes.
  • Operate machinery to dig up holes, pour concrete, and smooth out.
  • Set up cones and signs to alert motorists.
  • Flag traffic to form a detour around construction.
  • Clear off debris.
  • Mow or clear brush from roads, parks and playground.
  • Paint dividing lines between traffic lanes.
  • Lay asphalt.
  • Remove trees from streets and parks.
  • Plow snow.
  • Use a salt truck to salt roads before or after snowstorms.
  • Operate motor graders, brooms, loaders, backhoes, skidsteers, tractors, mowers, dump trucks, or similar equipment.
  • Patrol roads for hazard, snow/ice conditions and maintenance/repair needs.
  • Install and maintain traffic signs.
  • Remove road kill.
  • Fill washouts and clean storm drains.
  • Inspect and maintain operating equipment.
  • Change vehicle fluids, including greases and oils.
  • Install and clean culverts.
  • Clean and maintain borough owned buildings
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
  • Public Works Maintenance Laborer- Chalfont Borough, PA Full-time position. Scheduled days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 40 hours per week. Position frequently requires long hours and weekend work. Laborer is responsible for preparing broken and eroding pavement on borough streets, maintenance of the park system and storm sewer system. Position involves lifting heavy objects, walking and standing for long periods of time and performing strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.  Employee will be expected to lift, push, pull or carry objects; use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.
  • REQ: Minimum high school diploma and a Commercial Driver’s license Class A or B with air brake endorsement. Applicants need to be physically capable of strenuous work and be able to understand and follow safety precautions. The position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and the ability to quickly move arms and legs. EOE Salary $18-22.00/hour DOE.  Apply by May 18th, 2018.  Send Cover letter, resume and Borough Application to: Chalfont Borough 40 North Main Street Chalfont Pa 18914 or submit via email to info@chalfontborough.com

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