Limestone Public Works Dept News

Town of Limestone Public Works Department Monthly Report

As usual it has been another busy month at Public Works with new changes.
* First we saw the departure of Derek Patten a 5 year employee of the department.
* Justin and I continue to carry on the work load patching roads and fighting the high humidity.
* On the rainy days we have been getting equipment painted and ready for whiter weather.
* Larger projects are on hold until 2 new employees get hired.
* We still have many tasks to get accomplished and will be fighting the calendar for time.
I want to thank you all for your patience with us at Public Works.
Thanks,
Jim Pelletier, Public Works Director

 

 Help Wanted: Driver/Operator/Mechanic

The Town of Limestone has an immediate full time opening for a Driver/Operator at its public works department.  This is a skilled and semi-skilled position in the operation of automotive equipment and light, moderately heavy and heavy equipment.  Work involves the safe and efficient operation of heavy truck, snowplow, street sweeper, grader, backhoe, pay loader and bulldozer.  Duties include the performance of manual or semi-skilled labor in connection with the public works maintenance and construction activities, and snow and ice removal operations.  Duties also include the repair and maintenance of Town equipment.

Preferred applicants should have experience in the operation of heavy and specialized automotive equipment, a high school graduate or equivalency, possess a valid Class B license or be able to obtain the license within 3 months, be able to pass a Department of Transportation physical and drug screening and be a team player.  Preferred applicants shall also possess an associate degree in automotive technology or related field and hold a current ASE certification or have comparable work experience.

This position offers a comprehensive package including a competitive wage, Maine State retirement, employee and family health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, twelve paid holidays and overtime opportunities.

Applications may be obtained from the Town Office, 93 Main Street, Limestone, Maine 04750 or by calling 325-4704.  In lieu of an application applicants may submit a resume and cover letter.  All applications and resumes must be received by August 13, 2018 at 5:00p.m.  Please send materials to Jim Pelletier, Public Works Director, 93 Main Street, Limestone, Maine 04750; by email at highway@limestonemaine.org or by fax at (207) 325-3330.

The Town of Limestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer.