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City of Northampton Seasonal Laborer in Northampton, Massachusetts

Seasonal Laborer (Open Positions: 4) Location: Department of Public Works, Northampton, MA 01060 Department: Department of Public Works Job Status: Full-Time Shift: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Days: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Rate of Pay: \$16.00 - DEFINITION The Northampton Department of Public Works is seeking Seasonal Laborers! Manual work assisting in the operations of DPW projects; all other related work as required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS May perform some or all of the following General Functions, as well as the function specific to the departments to which assigned. Mows grass; trims shrubs; rakes and seeds. Perform minor maintenance on equipment used (greasing, changing oil, spark plugs, and filters). Plows roads and sidewalks using light trucks, tracked vehicle, and shovels. May be assigned to other DPW divisions on an as needed basis or in an emergency. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience - High school diploma or equivalency; any equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in the work performed. Ability to understand and follow oral instructions; ability to operate power hand tools, such as power lawn mowers, tampers, jackhammers, and similar equipment. Massachusetts Class D Driver\'s license required. CDL preferred. Residency within 15 miles of the physical boundaries of the City of Northampton is desirable. MISC. INFORMATION Seasonal Laborer Term: November 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024. Current Openings - 4 Positions in Forestry, Parks & Cemeteries Division. Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 40 hours per week. There are no benefits with seasonal laborer positions.