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Plumber (Full Time)

Engineering Department

Description of Duties

  • Constructs, maintains and repairs piping systems, equipment, control devices etc., for sanitary, storm water, domestic water, gas and vacuum systems;
  • Installs, repairs and maintains plumbing devices such as sinks, toilets, showers, drains, water heaters, pumps, distilled water units, vacuum units, etc. including control devices; insulates piping and equiment as required;
  • Plans and lays out work; estimates materials and supplies required; reads and interprets blue prints, specifications or written orders to determine nature of work required; requests material and supplies required;
  • May perform related tasks and may assist other craftsmen on repairs or installation projects.


Elementary Education and one (1) year of experience working at journeyman level in the skilled plumbing trade.

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

Rate of Pay

$50,357 - $69,855

Based on experience

Contact Information

Jessica Zigrossi


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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