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TITLE:                               Laborer    (filling 4 vacant positions)

DEPARTMENT:                    Public Works Department

LOCATION:                        Public Works Facility, 106 Seven Mile Drive, Ithaca

SALARY RANGE:                 $19.28 / Hour   2018 Hiring rate

CIVIL SERVICE EXAM:        Not Applicable


Full time regular position performing routine physical work in areas such as: highways, water & sewer, parks & trails and facility maintenance.  Work requires physical endurance and a willingness to perform strenuous and arduous tasks.  The work is performed under direct supervision.

40 hour work week currently from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Position requires ability to work overtime and work night shift during winter months if directed.


Possession of a clean New York State Driver’s License, at the time of application and maintenance of such license throughout the life of employment. 

The physical ability to lift and routinely handle weights in excess of 50 pounds is required.

Future consideration:  Commercial Driver’s License and equipment experience is not required, but would be helpful for potential future promotion opportunities to a Motor Equipment Operator about 12-24 months post appointment. 

Submit county application at:   scroll to Laborer under Continuous Recruitment   - attached cover letter and resume

Filing deadline: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Questions directed to: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager (607) 273-1721  

The Town of Ithaca is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is striving to diversify its workforce.

Women and Minorities encouraged.