EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The Town of Wise is accepting applications for Crewman II/ Truck Driver. This is a full-time position performing skilled labor associated with construction and maintenance of water and sewer lines, pump stations, generators, storage tanks, fire hydrants, and meters; however, rotation of personnel among other public works departments on an as-needed basis is a common practice.
Requirements: The job requires medium to heavy physical exertion outdoors in all weather conditions including standing and/or walking for long periods, stooping, digging, pushing, climbing, and lifting 50 to 100 pounds on a regular and recurring basis. Employee will be engaged in confined space entry and/or spray painting operations and must be physically capable of performing work and using a respirator. Employee will climb ladders, storage tanks, and towers and must be physically capable of working from elevated positions of up to 150 feet. Employee will be on-call periodically to answer after-hours emergencies and may occasionally work long hours, including overnight shifts and weekends. Requires graduation from high school or GED and a Class B Virginia Commercial Drivers License (automatic and manual transmission).
Desired qualifications include experience in the installation, repair, and maintenance of water and sewer infrastructure, skill and experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy construction equipment, ability to read blueprints and 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: Jerry Kilgore, PO Box 1100, Wise, VA 24293. Applicants must pass a background check and drug screening. First consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, May 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. The Town of Wise is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.