Job Posting – Town of Bridgewater

Light Equipment Operator/Laborer (Water Supply)

Town of Bridgewater, MA

The Town of Bridgewater is seeking a qualified applicant to fill the role of Light Equipment Operator/Laborer.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

• General laboring work, requiring some skills such as pipe laying, installing water services, replacing valves and, in emergencies, installing water meters and reading water meters

• Will be able to operate a compressor, jack hammer, water pump, repair leaks , dig trenches by hand, tap water mains, drive truck, repair or replace street valves, assist in repair of equipment and cleaning of the garage and stockroom and will be on call for emergencies and will do all work as assigned or required by the Superintendent

• Answers directly to the Water Superintendent. In the absence of the Water Superintendent; will answer directly to the Foreman; in the absence of both the Water Superintendent and the Foreman, will answer directly to the Lead Man

EDUCATION: High School or Trade School education or equivalent training or experience

This position follows the Grade 7 of the AFSCME Compensation & Classification Schedule – Position Range $38,937.93 – $51,089.98

Special Requirements:
Applications and resume submissions will be received via email to or at the Town Manager’s Office/Human Resources, REF: LEO-Water, Academy Building, 66 Central Square -2nd floor. PLEASE NOTE: Submissions are reviewed when received. Only candidates being offered an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Position open until filled.

Miscellaneous Information
The Town of Bridgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.


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