Local recruitment: WPC Attendant

City of Chicopee

Chicopee, MA, USA 🇺🇸

WPC Attendant
Position Title: WPC Attendant
Department: DPW – Water Pollution Control
Employment Status Non-Exempt; Full-Time
Salary: $18.00 per hour (+ licenses)
Certifications/Licenses: CDL-B (A preferred) Driver’s License Required, Hoisting 2C within probationary period


The City of Chicopee’s Department of Public Works is hiring a WPC Attendant in the Water Pollution Control Division who assists in the operation, maintenance, cleaning, and repair of all plant process equipment, buildings, and grounds, for their proper and safe operation. Also drives vehicles to transport facility residuals.


• Will be required to work in all divisions of the DPW-Public Utilities.
• Snow removal: may be assigned to DPW Highway to operate plows/sanders/ any all-other storm related equipment during snow and ice removal operations during regular and overtime hours. Head of snow removal team at WPC: assigns snow removal workers, supervises and participates in the operation of snow removal equipment to maintain streets, sidewalks, and driveways at WPC.
• Purchases supplies and materials according to City purchasing procedures.
• Maintains inventory of cleaning/janitorial supplies, building and ground maintenance supplies and order as needed.
• Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
• Receives and hands out written work orders or verbal instructions.
• Works in enclosed tanks and underground tight spaces.
• Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
• Adheres to all state, federal, and local safety regulations as well as City of Chicopee Health and Safety policies.

To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria:

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• CDL-B Driver’s License Required (CDL-A preferred)
• Massachusetts 2C Hoisting License or obtain within probationary period.

The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Life Insurance, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, Employee Discounts, and more.

This is a Full Time, 40-hour work week position.
This role is classified as Grade 6L, Step 5, with a minimum starting pay of $20.25 ($18.00 Base salary + $2.25 CDL-B License) per hour, with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.

If this opportunity aligns with your skills, experience and employment goals, apply today by one of the following:
– Go to chicopeema.gov/jobs and apply online by selecting the job and ‘Apply Now’
– OR Select ‘download application’ on the City’s employment page and deliver it along with your resume to the Department of Human Resources, located at Chicopee City Hall, 274 Front Street, 1st Fl. Chicopee, MA. 01013.

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P: (413) 594-1584
C: (413) 523-2396

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The City of Chicopee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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