GroundskeeperDover Town Clerk
Town of Dover
The Town of Dover Park and Recreation Commission seeks a full-time Groundskeeper/Heavy
Equipment Operator. Duties include, but are not limited to, upkeep of grounds, sports fields, and
buildings; maintenance of operating equipment; snow and ice removal and clean-up, and
operation of heavy and light equipment.
The Groundskeeper will maintain equipment including mowers, trimmers, chainsaws, tractors
and trucks and perform small engine repair and assist with snow and ice clean-up including
operating snow removal and sanding vehicles. Other duties include assisting in emergency
highway repairs, other public works repairs, and other emergencies as needed. The position
requires the operation of heavy and light equipment such as front-end loaders, backhoes, snow
plows, sanders, trucks and other equipment necessary for completion of projects.
The individual will work under the general direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation or
other designated supervisor. High school diploma and experience with grounds and highway maintenance procedures is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of valid
Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License and Hoisting License are required.
This is a 40 hour per week, fully benefited position with an expected hiring range between
$22.63 and $25.21 per hour according to the Local 1116 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Employment applications are available at doverma.org or in the Board of Selectmen’s office at
the Dover Town House and may be picked up Monday-Thursday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM
and Friday between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Completed applications along with a resume and
cover letter should be submitted to the Selectmen’s Office, 5 Springdale Avenue, P.O Box 250,
Dover, MA 02030. The position will remain open until it is filled.
The Town of Dover is an equal opportunity employer.