The Town of Gorham is a thriving community and one of the fastest growing towns in Maine with a population of approximately 18,000. With a flourishing urban village, steady industrial and commercial expansion, plentiful recreation opportunities, a college campus, and Greater Portland METRO public transit service, the Town of Gorham is a vibrant place to live, work, and do business.
Do you hold a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and are you looking for a job with variety, stability, and great benefits? If so, consider joining the Town of Gorham Public Works team! Driver Operators provide critical and essential services for our community. They are responsible for the safe, skilled, and efficient operation of a variety of light and heavy equipment associated with snow removal, repair, maintenance, and construction of Town of Gorham roads, sidewalks, parks, and cemeteries. Driver Operators also perform general laborer functions such as patching roads, raking hot top, mowing grass, shoveling, cutting brush, and directing traffic. A full job description is available on the Town of Gorham website. Apply today to see if a career with Public Works is right for you!
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma required. A valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and the ability to pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol tests are required. Prior experience in the operation of standard automotive equipment heavier than passenger vehicles required. Prior experience operating heavy equipment, such as tractors, loaders and backhoes preferred. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Driver Operators must have the ability to work extended and on-call hours as needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays, such as during and after winter storm events.
BENEFITS: The Town of Gorham offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, and paid time off to eligible employees. The Town currently pays 90% of the premium cost for all health insurance coverage levels and provides a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) to help cover the cost of out-of-pocket medical expenses, such as deductible and coinsurance. Individuals covered by an alternative health plan are eligible for an annual medical buyout in lieu of coverage (currently $2,250 - $5,048 based on coverage eligibility). In addition to a choice between two excellent health insurance plans and paid vacation, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays per year, employees have access to dental, vision, medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts, life insurance, short-term disability, IRAs, tuition reimbursement, and the option to accrue overtime as time off. Pay range for this position starts at $21.04 per hour. Actual salary depends on experience, qualifications, and budget availability. Successful candidates will be eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus.
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates may apply online via the “Employment Opportunities” page of the Town of Gorham website. Cover Letter and/or Resume optional.*
*Applicants without access to a computer, tablet, or smart phone may pick up an Application for Employment in person at the Town Manager’s Office or Public Works Facility during normal business hours.
Please email HR@gorham.me.us or call 207-222-1650 if you need assistance or have any questions about the application process.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Applications will be reviewed as they are received and position will remain open until filled.
~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~
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