The City of Pittsfield's Department of Public Services, Highway Division, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Highway Maintenance Craftsperson. The Craftsperson performs skilled labor duties in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, highways, bridges, and related traffic control systems. Other responsibilities may include incidental facility maintenance and general public works related duties.
We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a multicultural work force, excellence in public service, and on-going mutual respect in our working relationships. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, bilingualists, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply for our open positions - recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service.
While performing the duties of the Highway Maintenance Craftsperson, the incumbent is required to: interact and communicate frequently with the public, government officials, other staff members and boards, and/or third parties transacting business with the City. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather. Incumbent will be required to be available to respond to emergencies on a 24 hour a day basis.
Ability to climb ladders and enter manholes, access ways & underground vaults, walk long distances over uneven terrain, lift 50 lbs. from ground to chest height in a standing position, and work outdoors during all seasons.
Monday – Friday, 7:30 – 4:00
(Incumbent shall be required to work any time during the 24 hour day to respond to weather related/emergency needs)
Class A CDL:
Starting rate $21.87 an hour
Annual increases up to $28.53 an hour
Class B CDL:
Starting rate $19.87 an hour
Annual increases up to $25.92 an hour
Applications accepted until position is filled.