Public Works Laborer
Public Works Position
Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Public Works Laborer. This is a union position responsible for performing a variety of tasks in the maintenance and operation of streets, storm sewers, building and vehicle maintenance, parks and recreation grounds, open spaces, public areas and properties.
The well-qualified candidate should have a class B CDL commercial drivers license (or be willing to obtain at the candidates expense) with air brake endorsement, be knowledgeable of safety requirements, know the basic operation of tractors, mowers, chain saws, brush chippers, weed trimmers, electric motors, pumps and street maintenance equipment, such as saws, compressors, air compressors, skid steers, backhoes and single axel dump trucks. The candidate should also be able to perform semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry and other trade work. The Township is looking for candidates that are self-starters, able to work well with others, able to work alone with minimal supervision and can maintain a professional attitude when conversing with the general public. In addition, applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds, climb up and down ladders, and be willing to be on call when the need arises.
Applicants must reside within 10 miles of the Public Works Building by the end of their probationary period of 65 days. Full benefits package includes pension, health care, and disability upon completion of probationary period. Wages per the Union agreement.
All employees must pass a drug screening test and background check and physical prior to employment.
Allegheny Township is an equal opportunity employer.