Public Works Maintenance Worker/Plow Truck Driver - Town of Scarborough

The Town of Scarborough is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker/Plow Truck Driver to join a dedicated Public Works team. This employee 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 the ability to be on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the dates of November 15 through April 15 and report to work within 60 minutes of a call-out. Candidates must have knowledge of the standard practices, methods, equipment, and tools of the construction equipment trade and a working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Knowledge of operating a variety of equipment utilized by the Public Works Department is preferred. Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment physical is required to ensure candidates have the ability, physical strength, and agility sufficient to perform all assignments of the job description. Candidates must have the ability to work successfully with a team. Class A or B driver’s license is required. This position requires a Commercial Divers’ License (CDL) and 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. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is desired. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered at the discretion of the Town.

This position is open until filled. Applicants must apply online:

The Town of Scarborough offers a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. For additional information call (207) 730-4025 or email  

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

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.

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.

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