Public Works Laborer
Baden Borough is seeking applications for a full time public works position. The preferred applicant should have the following experience.
A Public Works Laborer is responsible for the operation of a variety of construction and maintenance equipment and for performing manual labor activities as needed and/or required by the Public Works Department. Included is road maintenance, park maintenance, signage, sewer and waterline repairs and other related areas. The position requires operation of Borough owned vehicles (some manual transmission), such as pick-up trucks, backhoe, street sweeper, dump trucks, salt spreaders, snow plows, etc. as required. The operation of power tools and equipment, such as mowers, chain saws, air compressors, etc. when required, is also necessary. The candidate will be required to inspect and repair equipment as required by department procedures as well as be able to make repairs to Borough roads, curbs, and sidewalks as required. The applicant will mow grass, plant and/or prune trees, flowers and hedges. There is a requirement to maintain the municipal buildings, clean the public works garage and park facilities, as well as clean up litter and empty trash cans. Maintenance and repairs of water lines/meters, fire hydrants, sanitary and storm sewers and/or conducting routine maintenance procedures within a confined space is required. Sweeping and cleanup of debris and materials from roads will be required as well as snow and ice removal, including manual shoveling of snow. Conducting other job related duties as needed. A valid Pennsylvania State driver’s license is required. The candidate will be required to perform heavy manual labor, including lifting heavy objects, walking house to house to read water meters and working in all types of weather conditions. Safety procedures and practices are required to be followed, as well as wearing safety equipment. A good working relationship with co-workers and the general public is a necessity. The candidate must be able to be called out for emergencies such as snowfall, floods, downed trees, sewer back-ups and must be knowledgeable in a variety of semiskilled and skilled maintenance tasks. Required to obtain the PA Water Operators Certification within 3 years of hire date and meet all education requirements as needed. Pre-employment physical and drug test will be required. New hire will be subject to a probationary period.
Starting salary is $20.86 per hour with benefits. Resume may be mailed to Baden Borough or applications are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Baden Borough Municipal Building, 149 State Street, Baden PA 15005 and will be accepted through Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
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Starting February 1, 2020 the library hours will be as follows:
Monday 9 – 5
Tuesday 12 – 7
Wednesday 11 – 5
Thursday 11 – 6
Saturday 9 – 4
The Recreation Board has a limited quantity of the Baden History Book, printed in 2013 for the Borough’s 175th Anniversary. The book has 246 pages, numerous photographs, includes the text of the 100th anniversary edition, and updated Baden history through 2013. The book originally sold for $12. We are offering it for $10. Plus you get a commemorative challenge coin for free. That is a $22 value for $10.
Recycling and Curbside wooding chipping dates may be found on the borough calendar.
Funded By DEP Recycling Grant