The town of Lexington is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. The town values and celebrates the diversity of the community, recognizing the contributions from all of our employees, visitors, businesses and residents that enrich the character and quality of life in Lexington. Therefore, to best serve all constituents, the government of the town will promote, as well as respect and accommodate, diversity in its workforce.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time (40 hours/week) position of Heavy Equipment Operator in the Department of Public Works. This position is responsible for maintaining and operating various types of heavy motorized equipment used in the maintenance, construction and repair of town infrastructure and facilities. Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma, or the equivalent; as well as additional technical or specialized training. The possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement and a Massachusetts Class 2A Hoisting License is required. Employment is contingent upon a pre-placement medical exam with drug screening. Starting hourly rate: $22.92 per hour. A town application form must be submitted by email to or by mail to: Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420. This position will remain open until filled. A complete job description and the town’s application form are available online at: or by emailing or by calling 781-698-4590.