Job Opportunity: Full-Time Road Maintenance Worker

Road Maintenance Worker
Department: Town of Chelsea Highway Department
Status: 40 hrs per week, year-round and as needed weekends, and holidays – mostly in the winter. Salary: $22-$25 hourly
Job Summary: This Position is responsible for performing various duties in the maintenance of the Town of Chelsea Road System under the direction of the Road Foreman and the Selectboard.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
a. Performs daily work on the Roads as directed by the Road Foreman
b. Performs daily General Maintenance and review on Town Equipment to make sure everything is proper working order
c. Clear roads of snow and trees, brush, and sands roads after storms
d. Roadside Mowing and clearing brush and trees, clean up and repairs after storms
e. Replacement of culverts and ditch cleaning
f. Wash, clean, and perform preventive maintenance on equipment, including changing oil and greasing
g. Perform general housekeeping duties on a daily basis
h. Perform other related duties as assigned

Knowledge Required by this Position:
a. Knowledge of Town and Department Policies and procedures
b. Skills in troubleshooting, evaluation, and basic repairs of various types of job-related equipment
c. Skills in using hand and power tools
d. Skills in oral and written communication

Guidelines: Federal and State Environmental Regulations, Department policies and procedures, OSHA and VOSHA Safety rules and regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific. If there are any questions, ask the Road Foreman.
Contacts with the Public: Most of the contact with people is with road crew workers, but at times this may include contact with the public. These contacts are to be kind and courteous.
Physical Demands: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling, or stooping. The employee must lift light and heavy objects, climb ladders and stairs, use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
Work Environment: The work is performed on and around the Town of Chelsea road system. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, grease, machinery with moving parts, and inclement weather. The work requires protective devices such as goggles, gloves, etc.
Supervisory and Management Responsibilities: None – Employee will serve under the direction of the Road Foreman.

Minimum Qualifications:
a. High School Diploma or equivalent, with ability to read, write and communicate effectively.
b. Must possess a Valid Driver’s License.
c. Must possess a State of Vermont CDL Class B License with Air Brake endorsement.
d. Be available to work weekends and holidays.
e. Be available to respond within 30 minutes to a call out associated with the Town of Chelsea Road system emergency work: i.e. Summer heavy rainstorms, High windstorms, Snowstorms, etc.
f. Experience: At least 2 years of Road Experience and at least one year of plowing experience with plow and wing.
g. Must pass a drug screen test.

Discrimination Policy: The Town of Chelsea condemns racism and welcomes all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability and wants everyone to feel safe and welcome in our community. As a town, we formally condemn discrimination in all its forms, commit to fair and equal treatment of everyone in our community, and will strive to ensure all our actions, policies and operating procedures reflect this commitment.

How To Apply: Please fill out the Job Application listed on the website and send to the Town Administrator at town.administrator@chelseavt.us.

Resurfacing of East Randolph Road

Expect traffic delays on the East Randolph Road starting on Tuesday, May 30 through

Saturday, June 3, weather permitting.

Pike Industries will be resurfacing beginning at the Route 110 end and going up to the Town line, (snowplow turn around).