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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

The City of Worcester values the safety of our employees, our residents and our visitors. In accordance with the City of Worcester's Vaccination Verification Policy, if you are selected for any job with the City of Worcester you must be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit proof of weekly COVID-19 testing.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: MOTOR EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Labor Service Application Form and any required documentation)
DPW and Parks
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Full Time
40 Per Week
$23.46 per hour


The Department of Public Works & Parks seeks applicants interested in the full-time position of Motor Equipment Repairman. Typical duties include repair and maintenance functions on a wide variety of municipal vehicles in a modern, clean and well-lit garage. Prior professional experience as a mechanic is required.

Full uniform service provided free of charge. Annual bonuses ranging from $1,560 to $3,640 for select ASE certifications; also receive $150 annual boot allowance. Specialized technical training offered on an ongoing basis. Employees in this classification are eligible for overtime. Shift work may be required.

Starting salary: $23.46 per hour, full-time employment opportunity, with an excellent benefits package.

IMPORTANT: Interested candidates MUST register on the Civil Service list for MOTOR EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN, DPW as soon as possible. To register, complete a Labor Service Application and submit to the City of Worcester’s Human Resources Department. Applications are available in-person at City Hall & online at www.worcesterma.gov/employment. Completed Labor Service Applications can be submitted in-person to Human Resources; mailed (with a valid copy of CDL) to: City of Worcester, Human Resources Department, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608; emailed: HR@worcesterma.gov; OR, faxed: (508) 799-1040.

Veterans will be given preference when applying for these positions. Proof of possession of a valid and current MA CDL license is required at time of registration. For more information, contact the City’s Department of Human Resources at (508) 799-1030.

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