Town of West Newbury seeks candidates to serve as Laborer/Licensed Operator in Training for the Water Department. Full-time (40 hrs./wk.), benefits eligible position, with water testing required some weekends and on-call coverage every other week once certified as a Licensed Water Operator.

Employee must have a good work ethic and willingness to learn the functions of the Water Department and be trained to become a Licensed Water Operator. Position is responsible for providing manual labor related to construction, operation, maintenance and repair projects. General carpentry, landscaping, mowing, weed trimming, snow removal, meter reading and installations and physical labor is required. Position requires a high school education or equivalent with experience in general construction and at least two years of experience as a laborer. Must be able to work with tools, equipment, chemicals and instrumentation. A driver’s license is required.

Must live within thirty miles of West Newbury or willing to relocate. Starting hourly rate from $23.01 to $27.94. Upon securing required licensing, increase to Licensed Operator position with pay range up to $31.23 with additional stipend for weekend on-call coverage. Complete job description and qualifications at

Position open until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to: or 381 Main St., West Newbury, MA 01985