City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date July 15, 2022
Department Department of Public Works
Job Title Maintenance Person, Third Class
Vacancies One (1) Permanent Full-time 
Civil Service Yes (Labor Service, Provisional)
Union Eligible Yes, AFSCME Local 193
Work Hours Monday-Friday 7 AM - 3 PM

$41,637.38 - $42,487.12 - Year 1
$43,364.88 - Year 2
$45,632.08 - Year 3


The Department of Public Works seeks capable staff to perform Maintenance, Third Class functions. The job duties below are reflective of those outlined in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Labor Services Manual. The employee hired from this posting will be focused on trash/litter mitigation throughout the city, and ongoing park and street maintenance programs.

  • Perform ALL heavy laboring tasks required in the operation of the Department of Public Works, and other related work incidental to this type of work.
  • Operate all heavy motor equipment and accessories and perform normal driver maintenance functions on vehicles.
  • Perform the duties of an asphalt raker as required.
  • Assist in the proper placement in the setting of curbs.
  • Tend the mason, obtaining the materials and properly mixing cement when required.
  • Perform simple gardening tasks such as, raking loam, seeding, fertilization, grading, spraying, lawn sweeping, trimming and liming, planting of shrubbery, tree, etc. Operate power lawn mowers, riding or walk behind types.
  • Install and maintain playground equipment, mark football, softball fields and baseball diamonds.
  • Maintain courts, beaches, swimming areas, golf course, greenhouse and garden areas, cinder track, and flooding skating areas. Also, operate power saws, weed eaters etc.
  • Make general carpentry and plumbing repairs below the journeyman level.
  • Take part in snow removal and sanding operations as required.
  • Ability to understand and willingness to perform the above-mentioned duties and related work as required.
Requirements A Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License Class B with Airbrakes required within six months of appointment, if not already obtained. Priority will be given to applicants in possession of a valid CDL Class B license. Bilingual/bicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

*City residency required within six months of hire. 
How To Apply

A completed application, with cover letter, can be submitted via:

- Email (personnel@lynnma.gov)
- Regular Post
- The Lynn City Hall Dropbox at the Johnson Street City Hall Entrance
- In-Person at the Personnel Department, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

Email Subject
Job Title
“DPW Maintenance"
Closing Date

Thursday, July 28, 2022

* The Lynn City Council has approved a home rule petition to the Massachusetts Legislature that would amend the Lynn City Charter to remove this residency requirement but affirm preference in hiring for Lynn residents.
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance,
please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at personnel@lynnma.gov.

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Last Update: July 15, 2022 7:05 AM


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