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Maintenance Worker - Town of Naples

Start Date: April 02, 2024 | End Date: May 15, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Public Works

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled maintenance and preventative work and operates a variety of light equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of town facilities and roads. May be assigned specialized responsibilities as part of job assignments.

  • Operates motor broom sweepers, lawn mowers, weed whackers, and other powered equipment.
  • Participates in snow removal operations at all levels, operating snow blowers and pickups with plows in the clearing or loading of snow.
  • May operate small, rented equipment on road or facility repairs.
  • Performs small road improvement projects such as patching pavement, replacing culverts, roadside ditching, etc.
  • Makes carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical repairs to buildings, grounds, and equipment within certification restrictions.
  • Installs street signs as required.
  • Paints interior and exterior of buildings, rooms, walls, ceilings, and other surfaces; tapes, sands, and prepares surfaces for painting.
  • Removes trash and recycling from municipal facilities to the regional transfer station.
  • Performs landscaping and other outdoor grounds maintenance as required.
  • Changes and installs lights in buildings or on grounds.
  • Maintains and repairs stationary and non-stationary docks.
  • Uses power tools and other hand tools in the course of work; operates trucks, tractors, trailers, boats or other special equipment in connection with special work assignments.
  • May perform tune-ups, lubrication, and oil changes, welds equipment and performs other automotive service and repair work when necessary.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs electrical equipment.
  • May assist the recreational department with repairs, installations, and general maintenance of recreational facilities.
  • Performs other related work as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of the functions and operating methods of a wide variety of basic construction equipment used on various jobs such as excavating, loading, working to grade, rolling and related work and ability to operate this equipment efficiently and safely.
  • Knowledge of hazards and of applicable safety rules and regulations for operating this equipment.
  • Ability to make minor repairs to equipment such as greasing specialized equipment, adjustment in field to drive chains and belts and replace shear pins.
  • Good visual acuity for driving, and the physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions.
  • Ability to make out clear and accurate written reports as required for work records, operating records and accident reports.
  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods, materials and skills used in a variety of construction and maintenance activities.
  • Ability to lead and train other employees as required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors, and the public.

Experience in operating basic construction equipment; high school graduation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

  • Must hold a valid Maine Class A, or B Driver’s license.
  • Will be required to work occasional holidays, weekends, and nights.
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record.

Required Physical Activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, manual dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, repetitive motions, and twisting.


Physical work requires exertion of more than 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Must have
hearing and eyesight that permits the driving of motor vehicles.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: While the above is reflective of the expectations of the Town, it is dynamic, and changes may be made by the Town to improve the effectiveness of the position. It is expected that skills and abilities will improve and that the employee will adapt to changes that occur as
future needs of the community change.

COMPENSATION: ($21.50 - $23.00/hr) Depends on qualifications and Experience
HOURS: Full-time, Year-round, Hourly position
SUPERVISOR: Maintenance Director

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