Maintenance Worker I

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a supportive team of local government professionals in a community with an excellent quality of life?  Powhatan County is the Richmond region’s best kept secret for work-life balance while being a short drive from the capital city’s amenities.

Position Details

  • Department: Public Works
  • Compensation: $11.48/hour
  • Hours: Seasonal- variable hours
  • Deadline: Position open until filled.

Position Objectives

Duties include groundskeeping and field maintenance duties, woodworking, painting, small engine repair and other duties as necessary to maintain all county buildings and facilities.

Desirable Training & Experience

This position requires knowledge of equipment operations, mechanical operations and maintenance principles.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge of use of hand tools required; ability to perform maintenance and installation tasks needing varying degrees of physical effort to include some heavy lifting required.  Some tasks will include bending, stooping and working under adverse temperatures and/or weather conditions.  Must be able to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently to move objects.  Will require valid Va. Driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Work hours may include nights, weekends and holidays.

Please use the County's website to submit a completed application. A PDF version is also available for download.  You may obtain a paper copy  at 3834 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.   

Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace

Powhatan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply.  Powhatan County is a  Drug Free Workplace.

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