Light Equipment Operator

The Town of Enfield, NH, is accepting applications for the full-time position of Light Equipment Operator. Works under the general supervision of the Highway Supervisor, who assigns areas of responsibility, outlines policy, reviews work in progress and/or completion, and provides instruction as necessary.  Also receives supervision from the Assistant Highway Supervisor for Projects and the Assistant Highway Supervisor for Maintenance. Duties are performed in accordance with established and specified procedures.  May be temporarily assigned to and subordinate to other public works department crew leaders and job-site foremen. Responsible for the skilled and safe operation of and routine preventative maintenance of assigned light duty trucks, light construction equipment, and hand and power tools used in the construction and maintenance of roads and other public works projects. The successful candidate will be required to live within a 30-minute response time to the Town.  High school diploma or equivalent, plus at least one year experience in road, bridge and sidewalk construction and maintenance work, and the operation of related light equipment. Must possess NH CDL Class B. Must be willing and able to work long and unpredictable hours as needed during periods of inclement weather (particularly during the winter months).

Starting pay rate will be $17.00-$18.50/hour depending on experience. Additional overtime compensation is available with supervisor authorization. The Town of Enfield offers an excellent benefits package, including a no-deductible health plan, dental insurance, New Hampshire Retirement System, supplemental deferred compensation plan, short-term disability, generous paid leave, and more.

Applications and complete job description are available on the Town's website at  and at the Enfield Town Manager’s Office, 23 Main Street, Enfield, NH  03748, (603) 632-5026.  In addition to a completed application, candidates are expected to provide a cover letter and resume. This position will be open until filled, but candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by August 23, 2019.

Application materials can be submitted directly to the DPW Director in-person (DPW Facility, 74 Lockehaven Road, Enfield, NH 03748) or by email (

The selected individual will be offered conditional employment subject to successful completion of criminal background check and review of professional references.

The Town of Enfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Enfield
Close Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2019
$17.00-$18.50/hour (starting)