Temporary Part-Time Maintenance Employee Wanted

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Temporary Part-Time Maintenance Employee


The Town of Otis seeks applicants for temporary part-time position for weekends at the Otis Transfer Station and additional hours on the Maintenance department up to 32hrs total.  The position pays $15.00 per hour.  The term of employment is May 29, 2021 through Sep 06, 2021.

Applications are available by emailing townadmin@townofotisma.com or in the Selectmen’s Office at Otis Town Hall, One North Main Road, Otis, MA, (413) 269-0100 Ext 112.

For more information contact Jim Crandall, Maintenance Supervisor, at (413) 269-4873.

Position is open until filled.  The Town of Otis is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Title: Maintenance Employee/Transfer Station attendant


Statement of Duties:

Position is responsible to assist the Transfer station attendant in the operation of transfer station. Work includes inside and outside maintenance, painting, and grounds keeping with hand tools and power equipment.



Must be able to complete tasks independently work with minimal supervision. Reports to the transfer station attendant and Maintenance Supervisor.


Job environment:

Work is performed under shop and varying field conditions, with exposure to variable weather conditions and periodic exposure to personal injury.


Makes frequent contact with the public and other Town departments.


Operates a variety of special motor equipment such as trash compactors, mowers and weed whackers, hand and power tools.


Errors could result in not meeting schedules and objectives, monetary loss/ fines, building and equipment damage and/or adverse effect on public relationships.


Essential Functions:   

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude types of work that may be performed if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


Assist the general public in sorting house hold trash into the proper recycling containers

General interior and exterior maintenance

Painting of equipment

Mowing of grounds

Reports conditions needing attention, repairs, etc to the Supervisor.

Performs other duties as responsibilities necessitate or as assigned.


Physical Requirements:

Moderate physical effort required to perform duties. Occasional heavy lifting required.


Education and Experience:

High school graduate or equivalent.