Public Works Laborer – CDL (50% PW Laborer/50% Trees)

Website Borough of State College

Title:   Public Works Laborer – CDL  (50% PW Laborer/50% Trees)

Location:  State College Service Building

Starting hourly rate:  $19.34


The Public Works Laborer position includes a variety of semi-skilled and skilled level work in the maintenance of trees and public landscapes, repair and maintenance of streets and sewers, maintenance of public property, and minor carpentry and construction tasks.  The Public Works Laborer position is also responsible for the collection of refuse and bulk items and for the safe operation of vehicles and equipment used in all tasks.  The Public Works Laborer will report to the Arborist, Operations Manager, or Refuse and Organics Manager and receives daily work assignments and responsibilities from a Public Works Foreman.


High School education and some previous work experience in the care of trees..  Must obtain Confined Space Certification, Work Zone Traffic Control Training within 12 months and a Class B commercial driver’s license (with tanker endorsement and without air brake restriction) within four (4) months of employment.  Must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

All interested applicants must apply for the positions online.  The application may be found at the following link:


The deadline for apply for this position is Tuesday, January 25, 2022.  A complete copy of the job description is available by contacting the HR Department.  E.O.E.


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