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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Operates one or more types of automotive equipment and performs a variety of manual tasks in connection with such operation: does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and care of moderately complex motor equipment in the performance of assigned tasks. An employee in this class is also required to perform recurring manual duties related to the operation of the equipment and road maintenance work. Employees in this class may also be responsible for performing a variety of semi-skilled automotive repair work. The work is usually performed under close supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK (Illustrative only):

-Operates a truck in connection with the hauling of material for road construction and repair;

-Operates a truck to transport workmen, tools and other equipment;

-Operates a snowplow or related snow removal equipment;

-Performs semi-skilled mechanical repairs on automotive equipment;

-On assignment, operates bulldozer, grader, power shovel or other heavy automotive equipment;

-Services assigned vehicle and maintains it in clean condition:

-Loads and unloads trucks:

-Performs a variety of simple manual tasks, such as cleaning culverts, shoveling, painting, and a variety of tasks related to road maintenance work;

-Acts as flagman on highway maintenance or construction projects.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of the operation of trucks, tractors, and other types of automotive equipment; ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written instructions; mechanical aptitude; dependable; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience in the operation of automotive equipment; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid New York State driver's license Class A or B at the time of appointment.

Effective September 9th, 2022 East German Street Extension from and about 612 East German Street North to its dead end is closed to all travel at this time, and to exercise caution when traveling this road. Additionally, the NYS Route 28 entrance to this road is residence use only. On Monday, September 12th the Town of Herkimer will take preventative action by removing some of the weight from the road.  

The Town of Herkimer will now be holding Town Meetings in person at the Town Hall located at 114 N. Prospect Street, Herkimer. All guidelines will be followed in accordance with the CDC, State and Local requirements. The next Regular Meeting will be held on Monday, April 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM. 





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Herkimer Town Board will conduct a regular meeting in person and electronically Monday, April 3, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. members of the Board may attend and participate electronically, including, but not limited to telephonically. Members of the public may dial-in and listen or virtually attend via Zoom to the meeting as follows:

Town Clerk Town of Herkimer is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Town Board Meeting

Time: Apr 3, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 691 332 8499

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The Town of Herkimer Planning Board will hold regualr meetings on the second Wednesday of each month, at 6:00PM at the Herkimer Town Hall located at 114 North Prospect Street, Herkimer, New York 13350.

The next scheduled Planning Board Meeting will be April 12th, 2023 at 6:00 PM.

Mark Gaworecki, Town of Herkimer Planning Board Chairman

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