Seasonal - Environmental Awareness and Maintenance Worker
Town of Wells | Wells, ME
TOWN OF WELLS
Posting Date: April 9, 2019
Closing Date: May 10, 2019
Position: Seasonal - Environmental Awareness and Maintenance Worker
Season: Mid-May - August
Department: Public Works
FLSA Status/Rate: Non-Exempt/ $13.25 hour (30-40 Hours per Week)
The Town of Wells is currently accepting applications for two (2) Seasonal Environmental Awareness and Maintenance Workers. Incumbents will assist with waterfront cleaning and beach maintenance operations, including the protection of endangered bird species for the Town’s waterfront facilities and Harbor Park.
Work includes monitoring or “spotting” in an environmentally responsible manner, as per the Town’s 2015 Beach Management Agreement, endangered bird populations (Piping Plover, Red Knot and Least Terns) during cleaning operations and when vehicles are present to ensure nest and population safety. Work also includes interacting with and educating the public about the ongoing efforts of protecting the Piping Plover and other endangered species. Work will include the removal of seaweed by hand raking, properly disposing of litter and carrying out other assigned waterfront cleaning maintenance services. Work may include early mornings (4:30AM-7:00AM) and some weekend work is required as “spotting work” will be needed when the beach is being cleaned, but work is typically performed between 7AM-3PM.
Must have: Valid Driver’s License with clean record; HS diploma or equivalent; demonstrated environmental awareness and/or course work in the area of marine wildlife, endangered bird populations, and/or habitat conservation; ability to work flexible hours and during weekends from May-August; ability to safely operate light equipment to include beach tractor and other equipment; ability to interact effectively with volunteers, co-workers, property owners and the public; and the ability to work outdoors and to routinely lift up to 50 pounds.
Applications are available from the town website @ www.wellstown.org , or by visiting the Human Resources Department at 208 Sanford Road, Wells, ME 04090.
Deadline: Completed applications must be received by May 10, 2019
Please mail to: Town of Wells, 208 Sanford Road, Wells, ME 04090 – Attn: Human Resources or email to email@example.com
Equal Opportunity Employer