Horton Township in Elk County seeks a Roadmaster. Job will be open in December of 2022 or January 2023.
Horton Township, in the heart of the PA Wilds, offers a low cost of living, a quiet, rural setting, and ideal work conditions. The area offers a bounty of outdoor activities, including fishing, camping, hunting, hiking, and elk viewing. This position offers a great opportunity to a career-minded individual looking to locate to a slow-paced area of small towns, beautiful countryside and safe neighborhoods.
Living in Horton Township is preferred but not required.
The Road Master shall be in charge of all road-related repairs and shall report to and work with the Supervisors to prepare a two-week forecast of needed road maintenance and repairs.
Road Master shall possess or learn the skills necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the skilled maintenance position.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
3+ years experience in road maintenance operations preferred but not necessary;
Knowledge of equipment maintenance
Problem solving ability
Knowledge of Manual, Power and Pneumatic Tools
Ability to interpret blueprints, maps and charts
CDL License (Class A preferred)
The below description is intended as an outline of the principal job duties of the position; accordingly other and related duties are performed as assigned or indicated.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All those duties required for the skilled maintenance position
Oversee all road work while on the job
KEY Rarely: Less than 15 minutes
Occasionally: 15 minutes – 2 hours
Frequently: 2 hours – 6 hours
Constantly: 6 hours +
Pushing/Pulling: Frequently up to 50 lbs.
Carrying: Frequently up to 50 lbs
Driving Required: Frequently
Machine/Equipment use: Yes; Light, Medium, Heavy Equipment
Safety and Workplace Requirements
All safety rules/policies, both verbal and written must be followed. Accidents involving injuries, property damage, and spills must be reported immediately to the supervisors. Near misses (close calls) must also be reported. Workplace organization standards must be maintained in all areas.
Personal Protection Equipment
Safety glasses with side shields that meet ANSI Z87.1-1989 standards.
Hearing protection as required in designated areas.
Foot Protection ANSI standards
Safety vest and other equipment according to company policy.
Road Master works 40 hours per week. Winter hours vary from standard shift of 6AM to 2PM. Overtime for weather and emergency-related work is expected.
Job specific training requirements as demanded by Board of Supervisors
Full pay rate will begin after a probationary period. Opportunity to begin part time before December if candidate prefers.