Position Announcement: Public Works Laborer


The City of Deer Lodge seeks qualified candidates for the position of Public Works Laborer. This position performs a variety of general labor assignments as directed by the Public Works Lead Man. These duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining water, sewer, and road infrastructure; operating heavy equipment and city-owned vehicles as qualified; and conducting repairs and other maintenance as required. A prospective employee will be expected to operate effectively as part of a team and have good communication skills with team members, supervisors, and the public. The position requires that you have and maintain a current and valid Montana commercial driver’s license or have the ability to obtain a license within one year of hiring. Workdays are typically Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, but the position is subject to overtime, callouts, weekends, and holidays as required. The position is a full-time Teamsters Union Local No. 2 position and is therefore subject to collective bargaining between the City and Teamsters Union Local No. 2. Starting pay is $20.63/hour and will increase to $21.86/hour on July 1, 2024. Benefits are excellent and include retirement, pension, medical insurance, and healthcare reimbursement, all paid fully by the City. A City job application and job description can be obtained at City Hall, 300 Main Street, Deer Lodge, MT or online at www.deerlodgecity.com. Please direct any questions to the City’s Chief Administrative Officer, Jordan Green, at (406) 846-2238 or jgreen@cityofdeerlodgemt.gov. The position is open until filled. The City of Deer Lodge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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