The Town of Gorham’s Public Works Department is accepting applications for several temporary seasonal positions to work in the spring and summer months. The hours may include up to 40 hours a week and the possibility of some night and weekend work. Seasonal work may start as early as May 1st and end as late as September 1st.
Active individuals who enjoy working outdoors will help maintain the Town’s municipal properties including athletic fields, parks, cemeteries, trails and buildings. Qualified individuals will have demonstrated experience using typical landscaping tools, such as a weed whacker, lawn mower and gardening tools. Candidates should also be familiar with use of light carpentry equipment such as hand drills, circular saw and other minor tools, and possess a working knowledge of trail work. Duties will also include assisting in the repair of roads including patching; and transporting dirt, gravel, wood and construction materials. Pay starts at $12 to $15 per hour and is commensurate with experience.
REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift 75 pounds and work safely in most summer weather conditions is required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply and hold a valid State of Maine Class C motor vehicle license. A Class B Motor Vehicle Operators License and experience operating heavy equipment is a plus.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application available at Gorham Public Works, 80 Huston Road. Applications may also be found on the “Employment” section of the Town’s website at www.gorham-me.org.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: May be submitted by regular mail, hand delivered, faxed or emailed to:
Town of Gorham Municipal Center
Attn: Jessica Hughes
Executive Assistant to the Town Manager & HR
75 South Street, Suite 1
Gorham, ME 04038
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~
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