Highway Worker

  • Full-time
  • Lewiston, ME
  • June 4, 2023

EMPLOYER: City of Lewiston



Accepting applicants for HIGHWAY WORKER with the City’s Public Works Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at www.lewistonmaine.gov


Department:    Public Works

Division:          Highway

Barg. Unit:      AFSCME- Public Works Unit

Status:             Full-Time 40+ hours/week

Grade:            3   ($18.69/hour)

SUMMARY: The Highway Worker performs a wide variety of maintenance and construction tasks, operates trucks and other related equipment as needed for necessary roadway repairs and projects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent GED, plus three (3) years experience in heavy construction. Must have a valid State of Maine Class B driver’s license (with tanker endorsement), or able to obtain within first six (6) months of employment. Background in winter operations, including plowing, sanding, equipment upkeep/maintenance, open space maintenance, turf and game lining and set-up, pool and water element maintenance and related operations is ideal.

WORK ACTIVITIES: Must be qualified to perform a variety of street, storm drainage, parking lot and sidewalk maintenance and construction projects. Will mark and paint crosswalks, stop lines, and other traffic control markings. Sets up routine and emergency traffic control signage displaying working knowledge of Dig-Safe laws, MDOT and MUTCD requirements and other safety regulations. Must be able to complete accurate records of time and materials used. Completes construction and paving inspections; may at times act as a crew leader for various street and sidewalk maintenance operations. Participates in lawn repair, loam work, and winter operations such as snowplowing and snow removal. Will take part in ongoing training regarding equipment skills and other operations. Interacts with the public in a courteous and tactful manner. Must be available for emergency operations and overtime, as required.  Able to follow oral and written instruction, and perform other duties as assigned.

Submit City of Lewiston Employment Application with complete resume via email, fax, or in person directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional Human Resources contact information for email and fax submissions is available at lewistonmaine.gov > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard

OPEN UNTIL FILLED.   Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

How to Apply:

Contact: Terri-Lynn Bechard
Phone: (207) 513-3000 ext. 3239

To apply for this job email your details to: tbechard@lewistonmaine.gov