CDL Driver Operator (Will Train!)

at Town of Gorham in Gorham, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Town of Gorham is a thriving community and one of the fastest growing towns in Maine with a population of approximately 18,000.  With a flourishing urban village, steady industrial and commercial expansion, plentiful recreation opportunities, a college campus, and Greater Portland METRO public transit service, the Town of Gorham is a vibrant place to live, work, and do business.

Do you currently hold, or would you be willing to obtain, a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and are you looking for a job with variety, stability, and great benefits? If so, consider joining the Town of Gorham Public Works team! Driver Operators provide critical and essential services for our community. They are 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. Driver Operators also perform general laborer functions such as patching roads, raking hot top, mowing grass, shoveling, cutting brush, and directing traffic. A full job description is available on the Town of Gorham website. Apply today to see if a career with Public Works is right for you! The Town of Gorham will train the right candidate for a CDL!!


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or ability to obtain CDL within 12 months of employment, required (will train the right candidate). Prior experience in the operation of standard automotive equipment heavier than passenger vehicles and 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.

BENEFITS: The Town of Gorham offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, and paid time off to eligible employees. The Town currently pays 90% of the premium cost for all health insurance coverage levels and provides a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) to help cover the cost of out-of-pocket medical expenses, such as deductible and coinsurance. Individuals covered by an alternative health plan are eligible for an annual medical buyout in lieu of coverage (currently $2,250 - $5,048 based on coverage eligibility). In addition to a choice between two excellent health insurance plans and paid vacation, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays per year, employees have access to dental, vision, medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts, life insurance, short-term disability, IRAs, tuition reimbursement, and the option to accrue overtime as time off. Pay range for individuals with a CDL starts at $21.04 per hour; however, actual salary will depend on experience, qualifications, and budget availability. Successful candidates will be eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete and submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application, available electronically on the “Employment Opportunities” page of the Town’s website  Applications are also available at the Public Works Facility and Town Manager’s Office by appointment. Cover letter and/or resume optional. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled.

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

*Applications may also be hand-delivered by appointment.


~The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer~

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Job Posting: 921153

Posted On: Apr 24, 2023

Updated On: Jul 01, 2023

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