Website Borough of Chambersburg

Gas Technician Apprentice

Borough of Chambersburg

http://www.chambersburgpa.gov

100 S. Second St. Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-251-2416

shampton@chambersburgpa.gov

Location
Chambersburg, PA
Date Posted
May 15, 2019
Category
Energy and Utilities
Job Type
FULL-TIME

APPLY TODAY TO JOIN ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING MUNICIPALITIES IN PENNSYLVANIA! COME JOIN A TEAM OF PROFESSIONAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WHO GET TO IMPACT AND IMPROVE THE COMMUNITY THEY LIVE IN ON A DAILY BASIS.

THE BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG IS LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH EXPERIENCE IN UNDERGROUND UTILITIES OR COMPARABLE EXPERIENCE IN ABOVE GROUND UTILITIES, HVAC, OR CONSTRUCTION TO JOIN OUR GAS DEPARTMENT AS A GAS TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE.

WE OFFER EMPLOYEES EXCELLENT BENEFITS INCLUDING COMPETITIVE PAY, AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE INCLUDING DENTAL, LIFE INSURANCE, CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES, AND THE CHANCE TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY YOU LIVE IN.

CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM A WIDE VARIETY OF EQUIPMENT OPERATIONS, REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF GAS DISTRIBUTION AND SERVICE LINES, AS WELL AS THE ABILITY TO PERFORM A NORMAL RANGE OF SERVICE ON GAS CONSUMING DEVICES. EXPERIENCE WITH BACKHOES IS ALSO A PLUS.

WORKING UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE GAS DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR, A NEW GAS TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE CAN LOOK FORWARD TO OPERATING VEHICLES, USING POWER TOOLS AND AIR TOOLS, DIGGING TRENCHES WITH SHOVELS AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT TO CONSTRUCT, REPAIR, AND MAINTAIN GAS PIPELINES UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF AN EXPERIENCED GAS TECHNICIAN.

HOURS OF WORK ARE VARIABLE DEPENDING ON THE NEEDS OF THE GAS DEPARTMENT BUT ARE GENERALLY MONDAY THOUGH FRIDAY 7:00 AM TO 3:00 PM. THE HIRE IN RATE FOR THIS POSITION IS $23.45 / HOUR.

THE COMPLETE POSTING FOR THIS POSITION AND MORE CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CHAMBERSBURGPA.GOV

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE BOROUGH OFFICE (1ST FLOOR)
100 SOUTH SECOND STREET, CHAMBERSBURG, PA
FROM 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE BOROUGH OFFICE
BY 5:00 P.M., FRIDAY MAY 31, 2019

QUALIFIED BOROUGH RESIDENTS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE
PREFERENCE WILL ALSO BE GIVEN TO INDIVIDUALS WHO DO NOT USE TOBACCO PRODUCTS

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT – 15 AIR MILES OF BOROUGH HALL WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE DATE AND REMIAIN WITHING RESIDENCY AREA WHILE EMPLOYED.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER, MARITAL STATUS, RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR DISABILITY. ANY PERSON WHO NEEDS AN ACCOMMODATION (IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT) DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS SHOULD CALL 261-3251 or 261-3272 (TDD 261-3227).

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