Laborer II

  • Commonwealth Of Massachusetts
  • West Boylston,MA,USA
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Position Information:

Laborer II

Wachusett Reservoir-DWSP

4/4/21-10/22/21 (30 Weeks)@40 hours:

Monday through Friday; 7 am - 3:30 pm

3 opening(s)

Please note, if you are selected for this position and will be working less than 90 days, the position will automatically revert to a short-term position.

Our short-term positions are not part of the salary scale that is advertised within this job posting. Should this position revert to a short-term seasonal position (less than 90 days), your salary rate will be discussed with you during the interview phase of the process.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, golf courses, trails and parkways.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Seasonal Laborer II. The employment dates are 4/4/21-10/22/21 (30 Weeks)

Performs various manual tasks as assigned in assisting tradesmen; repair and construction work; trims trees, bushes and brush using hand and power tools; cuts grass and brush using hand and power tools; operates light automotive trucks; other related duties such as loading and unloading vehicles, cleaning and repairing drains and structures, sweeps sidewalks, rakes leaves, removes snow using hand and power tools; plows and sands roadways; and services and makes routine repairs to automobiles, trucks and other power equipment.

Duties Include:

-Performs maintenance functions in the Wachusett/Sudbury Section using appropriate hand and power tools including:

-Cutting of grass, cutting brush on lawns, dikes and slopes and shorelines

-Sweeping of walkways, driveways and roadways

-Plowing, sanding and shovel driveways, parking lots and walkways

-Cutting of forest roads

-Fence erection and repairs

-Gate installation

-Maintenance duties such as sweeping, mopping, vacuuming and bathroom cleaning

-Culvert cleaning and installation

-Raking of leaves

-Servicing and making minor repairs to power tools

-Hauling using wheelbarrows and trucks

-Trimming of trees and shrubs

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part- time experience in performing manual labor in connection with general construction or maintenance work.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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