Shandaken Highway Seeking Mechanic & Heavy Equip. Operator

Mechanic> The Town of Shandaken Is looking to interview candidates to fulfill the position of Fulltime Mechanic, pay to start at $25.27. Raises every 6 months after a one-year probation, NYS retirement system & benefits available. This position includes performing skilled maintenance and repair tasks on a variety of automotive equipment, and machinery such as bulldozers, graders, pavers backhoes, mowers and other heavy equipment. Work would be performed under the general supervision of a higher-level mechanic for first few months.
Applicant must possess a clean NYS class B driver’s license, thorough knowledge of both
diesel and gasoline engines, good knowledge of the operation of trucks and other automotive equipment; ability to make difficult repairs to automotive and other mechanical equipment; Direct all questions to Cara @ the Highway Department please. applicant must fill out application (below) and return to Cara at town hall.
Heavy Equipment Operator> The Town of Shandaken Highway is currently hiring for the position of heavy equipment operator, this position will start immediately and requires a clean valid NYS CDL license.
Candidates must have experience in heavy machinery. This position includes, but is not limited to, snow plow removal, sanding and salting, paving, hauling material, digging of ditches and patching streets for repairs, operating heavy equipment such as backhoe, loader, dump trucks and other similar equipment. Must have the desire to work & be a team member. Starting pay of $24.21 per hour. Raises every 6 months after 1 year probation. NYS retirement system. Benefits available. Applicant must fill out a Ulster county application and return it to Highway Secretary, Cara Grant PO Box 134 Shandaken, NY 12480. or call 845-688-5031.