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Seasonal Laborer

Position: Laborer for various sections of Departments Locations: Dalton Highway, Cemetery and Parks Departments
Reports To: Department Superintendent and/or Foreman
Position Status: Seasonal, 40 hours per week. Monday— Friday 7 am — 3:30 pm. No benefits.

1- General landscaping maintenance for Town’s cemeteries and parks. (lawn mowing, weed whacking, trim shrubs, dig holes, loam and seed graves and ball fields, etc…)

2- Manual lifting required, be able to enter and exit graves (6 ft.), able to operate small landscaping machines for long periods of time.

3- Be in generally good physical condition. A pre-employment physical is required.

4- Be able to perform small repairs and maintenance on equipment and buildings in Department and other miscellaneous jobs that are necessary to maintain the infrastructure of the Highway — Cemetery — Parks Department.

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Highway Mechanic

Full time Equipment Mechanic, minimum of a High School diploma, and five years of experience/training in public works equipment maintenance required, with a current Class B CDL license, airbrake endorsement and Hoisting License, minimum 2A & 3B restriction. Starting salary $20.66 per hour, with an increase to $22.66 after six month probationary period. Benefits include health/life insurance, pension, paid holidays, sick days and vacations.


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Building & Grounds Assistant

Position open until filled
Full-time benefited position including health insurance, pension and paid leave. Starting Salary $12.73 per hour rising to $14.19 per hour after 6 months.

High School diploma, motor vehicle license, two to three years’ experience in the maintenance, cleaning, and general repair of buildings and snow plowing desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Submit a Town of Dalton Employment Application, available at, or fax to 413-684-6107, mail or drop off at Office of the Town Manager, 462 Main St. Dalton, MA 01226

Applications can be picked up at the office of the Town Manager, Town Hall, 462 Main Street, Dalton, MA from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


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