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City of Chicopee Highway Maintenance Worker in Chicopee, Massachusetts

City of Chicopee DPW - Highway Highway Maintenance Worker Position Title: Highway Maintenance Worker Department: DPW Highway Employment Status Non-Exempt; Full-Time Salary: Grade 5L/Step 5 + Licenses; $19.68 per hour for MA-CDL B license, $20.43 per hour for MA-CDL A license ($17.43 hourly base rate + $2.25 additional hourly for CDL-B license or $3 per hour for MA CDL-A) Certifications/Licenses: CDL Class B Required (Class A to be obtained within 1 year of hire, rate increase of $0.75 per hour to $20.43 combined base and license incentive rate) SUMMARY The City of Chicopee's Department of Public Works is hiring a Highway Maintenance Worker who has the primary responsibility of maintain roadways, sidewalks, lawns, tree, drains, sever lines and public infrastructure such as buildings. ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE - Perform construction maintenance work on streets, sidewalks, tree belts and other public property. - Perform excavation, bracing, sheet pilling and grading. - Fill potholes and cave-ins - Maintains cleans and construct sewers, catch basins, drains and manholes - Clear overgrowth - Actively participates in snow and ice removal operations - Performs "Flag" duties at job sites on occasion - Erects manholes and catch basins - Lays sewer pipe and house waste connections - May assist in Forestry operations as needed - Operates air compressor and jackhammer - Performs general labor duties as required - Drives highway maintenance vehicles and completes daily vehicle maintenance logs - Abide by City of Chicopee Health and Safety policies and procedures QUALIFICATIONS To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria: - High School Diploma or Equivalent - MA CDL-B license at minimum required to start (Required to obtain MA-CDL-A within 1 year of hire) SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Life Insurance, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, Employee Discounts, and more. This is a full time, 40 hour work week position, with the hours of 7am-330pm, Monday Through Friday. This role is classified as Grade L5, with a minimum starting pay of $19.68 per hour with a CDL-B or $20.43 with a CDL-A, with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee. HOW TO APPLY If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following: - Go to and apply online by selecting the job and ?Apply Now? - OR Select ?download application? on the City?s employment page and deliver it along with your resume to the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013. Questions? Text, Call, or Email: ChicopeeCAREERS P: (413) 594-1483 C: (413) 374-3256 Follow us on social media: Facebook: ChicopeeCareers (@MAChicopeeCareers) Linkedin: ChicopeeCAREERS (@ChicopeeCareers) The City of Chicopee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.