Now Hiring – York Township Public Works Department

The York Township Public Works Department is currently recruiting for the open positions in the Sewer Crew and the Recreation/Property Management Crew. To apply, please submit a completed application via e-mail to e.slye@yorktownship.com or in person at the York Township Administrative Office located at 190 Oak Rd, Dallastown, PA 17313. Click here to access the employment application. Additional information on the open positions is listed below.

Crew Person – Recreation & Property Maintenance

DEPARTMENTPublic Works   
REPORTS TOWorking Foreman – Recreation & Property Maintenance
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Hourly/Non-Exempt          

Crew Person – Sanitary Sewer Collection System

DEPARTMENTPublic Works
REPORTS TOWorking Foreman – Sanitary Sewer Collection System
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Hourly/Non-Exempt 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Crew Person operates equipment and machinery and performs manual labor tasks associated with maintaining the infrastructure, facilities, property and equipment of the Township.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operate and maintain specialized sewer maintenance equipment such as vacuum trucks, closed circuit television equipment, high pressure jet rodders, diesel pumps, atmospheric test equipment.
  • Enter confined spaces such as wet wells, drywells, manholes, valve vaults, storm water pipes and catch basins.
  • Respond to after hour emergencies related to the sanitary sewer system, winter maintenance, storm-related damage, power failures and the like.
  • Clearing brush and debris from storm sewer and sanitary sewer right of ways and easements.
  • Respond to the PA One call utility locating system by marking all underground utilities owned and operated by the Township.
  • Maintain the Township sanitary sewer pumping stations and force mains by keeping them clean and in efficient operating condition including interior and exterior facility maintenance as well as equipment repair and replacement.
  • Maintain the Township gravity collection system including all manholes.
  • Maintain the fire hydrants located within the Dallastown-Yoe Water Authority franchise territory that serves York Township
  • Operate hand and power tools.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Sewer crew’s onsite storage and work areas.
  • Perform winter maintenance duties, such as snow removal from roads and / or Township facilities, and the making and placement of de-icing materials.
  • Perform field maintenance activities related to MS4 program.
  • Operate heavy and highway equipment including, but not limited to, backhoes, road graders, front end loaders, skid steer loaders, lawn mowing equipment, dump trucks, pickup trucks, man lifts, street sweepers, bucket trucks, pavement rippers, backfill and compaction equipment, etc.
  • Perform duties associated with highway maintenance including, but not limited to  bituminous material placement, flagging, cutting grass, trimming trees, chipping brush, raking / collecting leaves, shoveling snow, clearing debris from catch basins, roadside mowing, street sweeping, traffic signals, installing pavement markings, making of and installation of road signs, base repair and adjusting manholes and catch basins prior to pavement resurfacing.
  • Undertake building repairs (painting, carpentry, plumbing, etc.), renovate and / or construct new facilities.
  • Perform janitorial duties at all Township buildings and facilities.
  • Undertake repairs to Township buildings, facilities and subsystems.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Department of Public Works management.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be familiar with the methods, materials, and tools used in the maintenance of municipal infrastructure including but not limited to: a large municipal sanitary sewer collection system, fleet of vehicles, various types of construction equipment, facilities, parks, exterior properties, roads, bridges, culverts, storm water systems, traffic signs and signals, etc.
  • Must be familiar with York Township rules and regulations.
  • Read and interpret plans, specifications, schematics, and blueprints related to the collection system, roads, snow plow routes, leaf collection routes, etc.
  • Ability to work overtime (before and after normal shift, weekends and holidays).
  • Ability to respond to an on-call situation resulting from a natural or manmade emergency.
  • Make repairs to vehicles, and equipment utilizing hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, etc.
  • Make repairs to buildings and other physical properties.
  • Prepare and maintain a daily record of activity performed utilizing effective communication skills.
  • Ability to follow direction thru the supervisory chain of command.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES:

  • Valid Class B CDL license with air brake and tanker endorsement.
  • Valid DEP Collection System License Class E minimum, or the ability to obtain licensure within a reason time frame.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range. 
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and other equipment as described above.
  • Ability to walk, lift, bend, stand, sit, climb, stoop, squat, shovel, rake and drive for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work outside for prolonged periods of time in hot or cold climates (including rain, wind, sleet, and snow).
  • Ability to work during the day and/or at night.