The Town of Essex, Department of Public Works seeks a qualified applicant to fill the position of Department of Public Works Equipment Operator. The applicant should be an energetic, ambitious, reliable, motivated team player. This position requires the ability to operate equipment as well as perform physical labor. Applicant will perform all equipment operator and laborer duties on town roadways, infrastructure, public grounds, equipment, and buildings. Must be available for snow and ice removal and perform all DPW related tasks as required.

Applicants should hold, or have the ability to acquire within 1 year, a Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operators license, Class B Commercial Drivers License with air brake endorsement or better and a hoisting engineer’s license (minimum of a 2B). A pre employment physical and drug test is required.

Starting wage is $23.10 per hour with step raises for 2 years and incentive pay for licenses.

Job descriptions and applications may be obtained from the town’s website at (under the highway section) or at the D.P.W office in the Water Treatment Plant, 44 Centennial Grove Road, Essex, MA during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Applications will be accepted until 2:00PM on January 24, 2022.