Lower Southampton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Township only accepts applications for posted vacancies. Lower Southampton Township does not keep applications on file.
PUBLIC WORKS ROAD CREW/MECHANIC
Union covered (after 180 day probation)
Lower Southampton Township is seeking applicants for one (1) full-time Road Crew/Mechanic. Candidates must be able to perform a variety of tasks relating to Township owned vehicle such as maintenance, engine replacement, tire work, hydraulic work and license & inspection of vehicles. They must also be able to operate and perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance on large and small equipment (i.e. dump truck, tractors, backhoes, street sweepers) and all lawn & landscaping equipment. Must be able to maintain generators at all Township facilities. The candidate, at a future date, is to be groomed as the Lead Mechanic due to future retirement in 12 to 24 months.
Candidate must be able to perform and participate in a variety of tasks relating to maintenance and repair of all Township owned properties, buildings, parks, grounds, streets, signs, drainage systems, sanitary sewer systems and pump stations.
Candidate must be willing to learn to maintain all lawn and landscaped areas under the Township’s jurisdiction, including but not limited to: cutting, weed whacking, planting, watering, weeding, fertilizing, and pruning. Inspect, maintain and repair fences, gates, playground equipment, athletic fields, picnic tables, and other park equipment and facilities.
Candidate must be able to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees, elected officials, supervisors, residents of our community, clients, and others.
Candidate must have a PA State Inspection License to start. Candidate must also acquire a valid “Class B” CDL Driver’s License (with air brake endorsement) or obtain within 6 months. The candidate is to also obtain their Sewer License (Wastewater Treatment and Collection) within 6 months upon hire date. Candidate must be able to understand basic mechanical and electrical systems; interpret and work from sketches, penciled layouts and blueprints for projects. Candidate must have the ability to act in a lead capacity on a fill-in basis or for specific projects.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and move up to 50 lbs. and be in good physical condition.
All employees must participate in road milling and patching, snow removal operations and on-call duty (which includes nights, weekends and holidays).
Starting hourly rate is $31.00 – $35.00 per hour DOQ.
Applicants must complete an application on the Lower Southampton Township website or submit a resume to Ladams@lstwp.org