Employment Opportunity - Public Works

Equipment Operator/ Laborer

Town of Pownal


The Town of Pownal has a full-time job opportunity for one Equipment Operator/ Laborer in our Public Works Department.  This position operates a variety of motor driven vehicles and equipment, performs manual labor, loads and unloads materials, assists in snow and ice removal operations and related responsibilities.


Qualified applicants are invited to apply, and should have at minimum, Class B license , ability to operate or willingness to learn heavy construction equipment, clean driving record, physical capacity to perform heavy physical labor over extended periods, good communication and teamwork skills, and willingness and ability to work outside in all weather conditions. Candidates with snow removal experience preferred but will train otherwise qualified applicants. The successful candidate is required to participate in a random federal motor carrier alcohol and substance abuse random testing program and must pass pre-employment background check to include a physical and alcohol and drug screen test.


The Town offers a competitive benefits package to include 100% paid health insurance for single plan (80% for family plan), 6% employer contribution to 457B retirement plan and elective dental, vision short and long-term disability and life insurance plans through Maine Municipal Employees Health Trust and PTO.  The position is forty hours a week consisting of four 10 hour shifts Monday through Thursday.  Overtime is expected during the winter, other weather events and emergencies.


To apply, please complete and submit an application to:

Road Commissioner

Town of Pownal

429 Hallowell Rd

Pownal, ME  04069



Applications are available by clicking the link below or at the town office.  A full job description is available on the link below.   This job opportunity will remain posted until filled. 

The Town of Pownal is an Equal Opportunity Employer