CDL Driver Operator (Full-time)

at Town of Gorham in Gorham, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Town of Gorham is currently accepting applications from qualified candidates for its full time (40 hours) Driver Operator position in the Public Works Department.

The Driver Operator holds a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and is responsible for the safe, skilled and efficient operation of a variety of light and heavy equipment associated with snow removal, repair, maintenance and construction of Town of Gorham roads, sidewalks, parks, and cemeteries. In addition to operating equipment, the Driver Operator performs general laborer functions such as patching roads, raking hot top, mowing grass, shoveling, cutting brush and directing traffic. Work is performed year round in a variety of weather conditions under the general direction of the Road Foreman.

A full job description is available on the job posting page of the Town of Gorham website

BENEFITS: The Town of Gorham offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits and paid time off to eligible employees, including affordable health insurance, a 457(b) deferred compensation retirement plan with a 7.5% employer match, earned vacation, sick time and 12 paid holidays. Employees also have access to dental, vision, medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts, IRA, life insurance and short-term disability. Driver Operators typically average approximately 150 hours of overtime annually. Pay range for this position starts at $19.64 per hour. Experience and qualifications may be taken into consideration when determining starting wage. The successful candidate selected will be eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A High School Diploma is required. A valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and the ability to pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol tests are required. Prior experience in the operation of standard automotive equipment heavier than passenger vehicles required. Prior experience operating heavy equipment, such as tractors, loaders and backhoes preferred. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Driver Operators must have the ability to work extended and on-call hours as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays, such as during and after winter storm events. 

HOW TO APPLY: Please complete and submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application, available electronically on the “Employment Opportunities” page of the Town’s website

Please be sure to complete all fields on the application. Cover letter and/or resume optional. Applications are also available at the Public Works Facility and Town Manager’s Office in the Municipal Center during normal business hours. 

Please mail, fax, or email completed applications to:

Town of Gorham Municipal Center
Attn: Human Resources
75 South Street, Suite 1
Gorham, ME 04038
Fax: 207-839-5408

DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled.

~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~

Job Details


Town of Gorham


80 Huston Road
Gorham, Maine 04038
United States

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Job Order: 553955

Posted On: May 07, 2021

Updated On: Jun 07, 2021