Water and Sewer

Operates motor driven equipment including trucks with a rated capacity of over 9 tons, payloaders, catch basin cleaning machines and backhoes; operates other motor equipment of a lesser level of difficulty. Performs minor preventive maintenance on equipment. Performs semi-skilled manual work in the construction, operation, and maintenance of sewer systems to include: work on sewers, mains, drains, connections and catch basins. Digs, braces and backfills excavations. May be required to climb into catch basins and sewer lines to remove and dispose of solid substances. May work with private contractors to help them avoid hitting sewer mains or connections during construction or excavation. Uses standard hand tools; i.e. Shovels, picks, axes, saws, heavy wrenches, small power tools, and industrial strength saws. Other manual labor tasks as assigned.

Application Procedure: 

Send your resume and cover letter by July 16, 2018 to:

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: [email protected]

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or [email protected].

Full Time
$44,529.28 per year plus benefits
Application Start Date: 
Friday, June 29, 2018
Application End Date: 
Monday, July 16, 2018