Seasonal Plow Truck Driver/Maintenance Worker - Town of Scarborough

The Town of Scarborough is seeking applications for a seasonal Plow Truck Driver/Maintenance Worker within the Public Works Department for the 2019 winter season. This is a seasonal/temporary opportunity. The employee in this position will work a full-time schedule, Monday through Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, from approximately November through April. Additionally, this position requires that the employee report to work within 60 minutes of a call-out during winter operations when the weather dictates, including nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

This position will operate light and moderately heavy trucks and motorized equipment in road maintenance, road construction and repair, and in the snow and ice removal operations of the Public Works Department. Duties will include manual labor in connection with the operation of trucks during completion of seasonal work projects. Additionally, this employee operates trucks and sanders in the sanding and snow removal of town streets, operates front-end loaders, and operates light and/or moderately heavy trucks transporting dirt, gravel, wood, and construction materials. The employee will assist in loading and unloading trucks and will perform varied maintenance work including rebuilding storm drains and culverts, patching and building roads, picking up debris such as blow-downs, straightening signs and posts; picking up leaves, brush, and other trash. Responsibilities also include assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the town’s parks, cemeteries, and beaches. 

Position requirements: This position requires a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) Class A or B with an excellent driving record. Truck driving experience is required. Applicants will be required to undergo testing for alcohol and controlled substances prior to employment. Applicants will be subject to further testing throughout their period of employment. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the standard practices, methods, and equipment for snow removal as well as a working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the job.

Applications are accepted online:

Applications must be received by Sunday, November 3, 2019. The starting hourly rate for this position is $17.00, commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for benefits. For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email


-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment.  Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We also have a balance with our commercial businesses. The newest area for businesses to locate in Scarborough is along the Haigis Parkway, located right at Exit 42 of the Maine Turnpike. We are a suburban community that offers open spaces, parks and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.

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