Department of Public Works- Mechanic

Town of Great Barrington
Great Barrington, MA
$31.47 an hour - Full-time
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  • $31.47 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Monday to Friday


Great Barrington, MA

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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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The Town of Great Barrington Department of Public Works, Highway, and Facilities & Grounds Division is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Mechanic. This position reports directly to the Superintendent of the division to which the individual is assigned. The typical working hours are from 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., Monday thru Friday and may vary seasonally. This position does not perform all maintenance or repair work for the Department or the Town. Sub-contractors are used off-site as well as on-site, sub-contractors may work on the Town equipment during hours other than stated above. The tasks performed by this position will be determined by the Superintendent.

Responsibilities and work assignments include but not limited to:

Maintaining town vehicles & equipment, diesel & gas powered

Experience with medium duty trucks.

Air brake experience.

Record keeping and directed.

Snow Plowing

Working with the Highway and/or Facilities Crew as may be needed

And other duties that may be assigned.


Applicants shall have two years’ experience repairing medium-duty diesel trucks or aminimum of six months accredited schooling in the automotive and diesel field

Fleet record keeping.

A CDL driver’s license is required.

A valid Hoisting Engineer License (Class 2A), or the ability to obtain same within 120days of appointment, is also required for this position.

The ability to make some independent judgements.

The following skill sets are required: self-starter; good communication skills both written& oral; good computer skills including the use of the Microsoft Office products.

The starting rate of pay is $31.47 per hour after a 120-day trial period with an excellent benefit package.

The Town of Great Barrington is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. The Town is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in an equitable and inclusive environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $31.47 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Ability to Relocate:

  • Great Barrington, MA: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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