Buxton Seeks Laborer/Equipment Operator

The Town of Buxton is accepting applications for a full-time Laborer/Equipment Operator in our Public Works Department. Duties will include assisting with maintenance of Town highways, lawn mowing, plowing snow and other general maintenance. The job requires heavy manual labor duties which include lifting, shoveling, raking, operation of chainsaws, large trucks and other equipment as assigned by the Public Works Director. Experience with snow plowing, use of heavy equipment, a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and active Class B CDL License is required; an active Class A CDL is preferred. This is a full-time position with benefits. Pay rate is $16.45 per hour. For more information, contact Tom Kennie, Public Works Director at 207.929.4400. Submit cover letter and resume to the Board of Selectmen, Buxton Town Office, 185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093, or email selectsecbuxton@sacoriver.net. The deadline for applications is 4:00 PM, Friday, July 21, 2017.

Experience with mowing, plowing snow, and use of heavy equipment is required. This job also requires sufficient strength and agility to perform heavy manual labor duties such as lifting, mowing, shoveling dirt and snow, raking roadsides, installing culverts, operating a chainsaw for brush and tree removal from roadways and Town owned property for long periods of time, and working outside in adverse weather conditions.

Paid holidays, vacation time, sick leave, medical, dental, life, disability and 457 (b) Deferred Compensation Plan.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Must have and maintain an active CDL Class B license, Class A CDL is preferred.