Harrison Township is currently looking for the following positions. 

Utility Worker/Maintenance Worker
Water & Sewer Department

General Statement of Duties: Under an on-the-job training program with close
supervision, performs a variety of unskilled manual tasks involving construction,
maintenance, and repair of the Township water, sewer and storm sewer systems. Performs
related work as required.

Examples of Duties: The following are typical examples, but not limited to, types of work
assignments for the position.
1. Repairs water and sewer system failures by digging, lifting, chipping, operating equipment, backfilling, pouring cement, site restoration after finishing repair.

2. Install and maintain water services, and other appurtenances such as valves, hydrants, pumps etc.

3. Install, repair, test, and read water meters.

4. Operate machinery such as backhoes, trucks, sewer cleaners and a variety of power hand tools. Plow snow and harvest seaweed.

5. Lift and move a variety of objects including furniture, sandbags, snow, pipes and equipment.

6. Perform landscaping duties as required. Set up parks for summer and close them for winter.

7. Participate in emergency standby.

8. Operate, maintain and repair lift stations.

9. Discharges other related duties within the Employee’s Department, as assigned: (a) which member(s) of the classification have performed in the past, or (b) which are required to meet emergencies, or (c) which are required to provide necessary services when other Employees are absent or not available, or (d) which involve the use of new equipment, procedures or techniques in the performance of such duties.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:
- Must possess a Class A Commercial Drivers License within probationary period.
- Mechanical aptitude.
- Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
- Ability to perform heavy physical labor in all types of weather and under adverse
conditions for extended periods of time.

The Maintenance Worker position is part of a collective bargaining agreement. 
Starting pay: $22.14 per hour
Benefits: Dental, Medical, Vision, Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

Please email application, resume, and cover letter to jaragona@harrison-township.org 

Fillable Application for Employment

Application for Employment