Maintenance Aide I- Highway

Posted: 08/31/2023

Do you love being physically active and working outdoors?  Would you like a job that offers you plenty of opportunities for advancement?  If so- then apply today for a career with the City of Keene’s Public Works Department as a Maintenance Aide I in the Highway Division!
As a Maintenance Aide I, you will be physically active throughout the day with a variety of duties!  This position is responsible for assisting the Highway Division road crews with maintenance and repair of City streets, sidewalks, and drainage systems.  This includes the use of a jackhammer, digging, shoveling, and lifting. The Maintenance Aide I also cleans and repairs catch basins, repairs damage caused by snowplows, plows and removes snow, mows and maintains lawns and sweeps sidewalks, among other duties assigned!
Note: This position is subject to recall and stand-by duty during non-regular working hours, weekends, and holidays. In addition, if holding a commercial driver’s license (CDL), this position is subject to federal CDL drug and alcohol requirements. This position should be able to respond within 60 minutes, depending on weather conditions, to staff the work site.
Minimum qualifications:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education/experience.  A valid driver’s license is required, and a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is desired; Level I Roads Scholar License desired.

Pay and Benefits:
During the 6-month probationary period, the pay range for this position is $16.09- $17.57 per hour.  Upon successful completion of the probationary period, this position will move to the regular pay schedule which consists of pay steps and hourly rates ranging from $17.79- $21.21 per hour, depending on experience. 

Are you used to spending a considerable amount of money on insurance?  YOU WON’T HERE!  The City of Keene offers low deductible/low-cost health insurance, low-cost dental insurance, and other benefits such as life, disability, defined benefit retirement, paid time off including vacation days, personal days, and sick days and more!

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Job Description:  Maintenance Aide I- Highway

The City of Keene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.