EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The Town of Wise is accepting applications for the following full-time positions. Competitive wage and benefits packages are provided.
Crewman II/ Truck Driver (Water/Sewer Department) performs skilled labor associated with construction and maintenance of water and sewer lines, pump stations, generators, storage tanks, fire hydrants, and meters.
Crewman II/ Truck Driver (Street Department) performs skilled labor associated with construction and maintenance of street and storm water systems, park and recreation facilities, buildings and grounds, cemetery, and snow & ice removal.
Requirements: The job requires medium to heavy physical exertion outdoors in all weather conditions and temperatures, standing and/or walking for long periods, stooping, digging, pushing, pulling, climbing, and lifting 50 to 100 pounds on a regular and recurring basis. Employees are occasionally exposed to fumes and noxious odors, dusts and pollens, high noise levels, and vibrating machinery. Water/Sewer Department employees will be engaged in confined space entry and must be physically capable of performing work and using a respirator. Water/Sewer Department employees climb ladders, storage tanks, and towers and must be physically capable of working from elevated positions of up to 150 feet.
Employees will be on-call periodically to answer after-hours emergencies and may occasionally work long hours, including overnight shifts and weekends. Rotation among other public works departments is practiced as needed. Employees are subject to drug and alcohol testing.
Requires graduation from high school or GED and a Class B Commercial Drivers License (automatic and manual transmission).
Desired qualifications include experience in the installation, repair, and maintenance of relevant infrastructure, experience in operation and maintenance of heavy construction equipment, ability to read construction drawings, and possession of a Virginia Flagger Certification.
Applications may be obtained at the Wise Town Hall or by visiting www.townofwise.net and clicking on “Home” and then the “Employment” tab. Submit at the Wise Municipal Building or mail to Town of Wise, Attn: Beverly Owens, PO Box 1100, Wise, VA 24293. At the top of the application, please not the department where you wish to work. Applicants must pass background check and drug screening. First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, August 24, 2018. The positions will remain open until filled. The Town of Wise is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.