Borough of Topton Job Opening

PUBLIC WORKS LABORER/WATER PLANT OPERATOR

The Borough of Topton, Berks County, PA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Public Works Laborer/Water Plant Operator.  This position will maintain borough parks and other property; assist in maintenance, repair, and construction of roads in the Borough; and will perform various maintenance and construction tasks.  This position requires the knowledge of park maintenance, road work, and road maintenance, including mowing, planting, trimming, pruning, and snow plowing.  Must have a history of safe work habits and the ability to interact with the public in a courteous manner.  Must have experience working as part of a team.  Must have experience in parks and road maintenance and the ability to operate specialized heavy equipment. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. PA CDL preferred.  Two year college degree or technical training preferred.  Knowledge and experience with water collection, purification, and distribution systems preferred; state certification preferred.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position, may include long varied hours, and is required to work in all types of weather conditions. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

The successful candidate must submit to background checks and pre-employment screening. Interested applicants may send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, and salary requirements to: Stacy C. Milo, Borough Manager, Borough of Topton, 205 S. Callowhill St., Topton, PA  19562 or smilo@toptonborough.com.  No telephone calls. Applications are due by Friday May 28th, 2021 no later than 4pm.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.