MassDevelopment is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Specialist in the Devens Public Works Department.

Set in Central Massachusetts, Devens is a 4,400-acre self-contained community that hosts world-class high-technology companies. Bordering the beautiful Nashua River, Devens has a carefully planned environment where businesses and residents alike can draw strength from each other and prosper. For more information about Devens, please visit https://www.devenscommunity.com/about-devens.

Under the general direction of the DPW Director and Foreman, Maintenance Specialists are considered essential employees and perform general maintenance specialist functions for facilities, roads, grounds, utilities, and buildings utilizing their skills in a specialized trade.

Responsibilities include performing all basic maintenance tasks required either as a primary or secondary member of the team. This includes, but is not limited to, working within the building trades, landscaping, road and sidewalk maintenance, tree work, trash and recycling, and event support. Tasks also include operating heavy equipment, performing basic vehicle and equipment operational checks, maintenance and repairs, completing work orders, responding to and providing immediate assistance for emergency systems (building failures, storm impacts, road conditions, etc.), and performing other duties as assigned by management. Full benefit, overtime, and stipends offered.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One to three years proven experience in general facilities maintenance, roadways, snow maintenance, or any combination.
  • One to three years experience with trees, shrubs, plants and grass, planting and maintenance of landscapes and irrigation, or any combination.
  • Valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Vehicle Operators license with air brake endorsement or ability to attain within 120 days
  • Valid Massachusetts Class 1C, 2B, Hoisting Engineers license or ability to attain within 120 days.
  • Three to five years proven experience in general facilities maintenance, roadways, snow maintenance, or any combination preferred.
  • Three to five years experience with trees, shrubs, plants and grass, planting and maintenance of landscapes and irrigation or any combination preferred.
  • A one-hour commute to Devens, MA is preferred.

Benefits:
MassDevelopment offers a number of benefits including but not limited to: generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays, health and dental insurance, employer contributions into retirement savings plans, tuition and fitness reimbursement programs, and matching gift donations.

Equal Opportunity Employer РMassDevelopment is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

Interested candidates should click on the link below to apply: https://www.cognitoforms.com/MassDevelopment5/maintenancespecialistidevens