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Maintenance Worker (Full Time)

Engineering Department

Description of Duties

  • Performs miscellaneous repair jobs such as puttying window panes, adjusting window frames, hanging doors, installing and repairing door checks;
  • Performs simple carpentry work such as installing and repairing cabinets, benches, shelves, desks, chairs;
  • Performs simple electrical and plumbing installations and repair including repairing electrical fixtures, installing outlets, clearing stopped-up drain; installing water pipes and fixtures;
  • Lays asphalt or cork tile, installs partitions, performs miscellaneous inside and outside painting, refinishes furniture, etc.;
  • Cuts and fits pipes, installs new washers on faucets, locates and unplugs stoppage in plumbing;
  • Repairs and maintains heating, plumbing and water lines;
  • Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of traffic signal equipment.


A) Graduation from a standard senior high or vocational school and one (1) year of full-time paid experience as a helper in one or more of the skilled trades; OR

B) Completion of elementary school education and five (5) years experience as a helper in one or more of the skilled trades; OR

C) An equivalent combination of training and experience.

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

Rate of Pay

$20.13 ph

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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