Employment Opportunities



The Town of Wise is accepting applications for Crewman II/ Truck Driver.  This is a full-time position with benefits primarily performing skilled labor associated with construction and maintenance of park and recreation facilities, buildings and grounds, cemetery, street and storm water systems, snow & ice removal, and litter control and recycling.   Applicants are advised that rotation of personnel among various other public works departments on an as-needed basis is a common practice.  

This job may risk exposure to conditions of extreme cold and heat, fumes and noxious odors, toxic or caustic chemicals, bright or dim light, dusts and pollens, wet or dry, high noise levels, vibrating equipment and moving machinery, electric shock, traffic, animals, and heights.


The job requires medium to heavy physical exertion involving standing for long periods, walking for long periods, stooping, digging, pushing, and lifting 50 to 100 pounds on a regular and recurring basis.  In addition, personnel must be on-call periodically to answer after-hours emergencies and must often work odd and long hours, including overnight shifts and weekends.  Requires graduation from high school or GED, possession of a Class B Commercial Drivers License, and skill and experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment.

Desired qualifications include experience in the maintenance and servicing of power-driven equipment, ability to read blueprints and construction drawings, experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of various roadway structures, and ability to use computer software programs such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

An application for this position may be obtained at the Wise Town Hall or by visiting www.townofwise.net and clicking on the “Employment Opportunities” tab.  Applications may be submitted at the Wise Municipal Building or mailed to Town of Wise, Attn:  Danny Stidham, PO Box 1100, Wise, VA  24293.  First consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, October 5, 2015.  The position will remain open until filled.  The Town of Wise is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.


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