Truck Driver/General Laborer

The Peterborough Public Works Dept. is accepting applications for a full-time Truck Driver/ General Laborer.

We are looking for a team player that can work in a professional, fast paced, and demanding environment. Job responsibilities include the operation of heavy equipment including dump trucks, plow trucks, backhoes, loaders, and other equipment in support of Dept. objectives; manual labor in support of the maintenance of public streets, sidewalks, drainage systems, and other Town-owned property, including buildings; roadside mowing; street sweeping; traffic safety; and other duties as required to help achieve Dept. initiatives. Persons with construction, carpentry, landscaping, paving, building and facility maintenance, or similar skills and experience are encouraged to apply. Normal working hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm, with mandatory overtime for emergencies and weather events. Between June and Oct., the Division moves to a four 10-hour workday schedule.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 mos. experience in a related field. Position requires a CDL or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date. The Town will consider an appropriate combination of education and experience that provide the knowledge and skills to perform a range of duties. Starting pay will be negotiable based on relevant skills and experience. This position is classified as Union Pay Grade 1-3. The Town offers competitive starting wages and excellent benefits, including participation in the NH State Retirement System.

Interested persons may obtain an employment application on the Town’s website at

A paper application can be picked up in person at the Town House. The Town will accept applications through end of business day on Friday, Sept. 24th, 2021.

Applications and materials should be mailed and addressed to: Tim Rose, Highway Superintendent, 1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH 03458 or dropped off in person at the Town House on Grove St. or at the Highway Garage at 32 Elm St.

The Town of Peterborough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Town of Peterborough
Close Date: 
Friday, September 24, 2021
Starting pay will be negotiable based on relevant skills and experience.