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Employment Opportunity:

Hiring! Public Works & Utilities Mechanic

Job description

The Town of Kilmarnock, VA is seeking candidates to fill a position within its public works, water, sewer and wastewater treatment plant services and facilities.

Performs intermediate skilled trades work installing, maintaining and repairing specialized machinery and equipment within the Town’s public works, well and water distribution system, sewer collection and wastewater treatment plant. Adjusts\repairs\maintains equipment to ensure optimum operation, preparing and maintaining maintenance and repair records, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Public Works and Utilities Superintendent.

Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds routinely, work outdoors and perform maintenance tasks that are sometimes physically demanding. The position is expected to monitor and maintain the various equipment and make adjustments as necessary.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of public works equipment (mowers, mini excavator as example)
  • Monitor and maintain WWTP pumps and blowers
  • Perform lubrications as directed by manufacturers
  • Basic maintenance of fleet vehicles
  • Create and maintain repair\replacement records

Work hours are Monday -Friday, 6:00am 2:30 PM with occasional evenings\weekends as assigned. Occasional on call hours. High school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license is required.

Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000. This full-time role has the following excellent benefits:

· 11 Paid Holidays

· Health Insurance 100% paid by Town for employee; employee may purchase health insurance for any dependents.

· Virginia Retirement System eligible

· 457 Savings Account with employer match through Mission Square Retirement: Employee contributes at least $40 and the Town matches up to $20 per pay period

· Short-Term and Long-Term Disability 100% paid by Employer to Lincoln Financial

· Optional Life Insurance purchase through Securian Life Insurance

Submit a Town of Kilmarnock application and résumé c\o Public Works & Utilities Mechanic-Employment, P.O. Box 1357, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 or deliver to 1 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA.

The application is available at the Town Office or at

Kilmarnock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application remains open until filled.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

  • Benefits:401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekends as needed


  • Mechanical knowledge: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person

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