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Laborer (Full Time)

Youth and Recreation

This position provides maintenance support to any one of a number of facilities within the department. Must be 18 years of age and have evening and weekend availability.

Description of Duties

  • Cleans and services buildings by sweeping and mopping offices, halls, stairways, etc.;
  • Waxes and buffs floors with mechanical equipment;
  • Oils, lubricates or greases motors such as found in engine room, laundry, elevators, vehicles, etc.;
  • Cleans lighting fixtures, replaces light bulbs, and washes windows, moves furniture and equipment and washes walls;
  • Assists with outside work such as sweeping walks, shoveling snow, cutting lawns, trimming hedges, etc.;
  • Loads and unloads trucks;
  • Cleans and performs minor maintenance on trucks, tractors, other vehicles, including changing tires, checking fluid levels, etc.;
  • Picks up and disposes trash or soiled linen;
  • Complies with various Occupational Safety & Health Administration laws and regulations, including reading and understanding Material Safety Data Sheets relating to hazardous materials and other substances;
  • Delivers clean linen;
  • Acts as a messenger;
  • May occasionally act as a crew leader for part-time, seasonal and less senior personnel in training.


  • Applicants must be able to perform moderately heavy physical labor and be able to read, write and understand the English language.

    NOTE:  Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full time experience requirements.


Rate of Pay


Contact Information

Eric Guzdek - 716-631-7132 Ext. 7512

How to Apply

Non-Town residents may be eligible for Town employment in certain positions – please contact the Town of Amherst Human Resources Department to find out if you may be eligible.

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Forms should be mailed or delivered to:

Human Resources
5583 Main St
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 631-7025
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri)

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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