City of Aberdeen Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the City of Aberdeen.The City of Aberdeen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability and any other legally protected status. We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

In order to properly evaluate your application for employment, please complete all sections of the application including all mandatory highlighted areas. To be considered you must indicate the open position listed below you wish to apply for. While not always required, you may choose to include additional documents such as, cover letter, resume and detailed work history for consideration. Incomplete applications may be rejected. Please submit your application using one of the following methods:

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  • Fax your application to Human Resources at 410-272-0086.
  • Mail your application to Human Resources, 60 N. Parke Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001.

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Open Positions

 

 

PROGRAM MANAGER/CIVIL ENGINEER

DESCRIPTION: Under broad supervision and direction from the Director of Public works, performs professional and technical engineering duties in support of the City of Aberdeen/Aberdeen Proving Ground contract for water and wastewater services with Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), a federal military installation located adjacent to the City of Aberdeen, Maryland. Directs the work of others and establishes and maintains effective working relationships.

Serves as the primary liaison between the City of Aberdeen and APG in the execution of the contract.  Coordinates all the City’s contractual support and requirements for water production, water storage, water distribution, sewage collection and sewage treatment services through the APG Contracting Officer and Designated Contracting Officer’s representative. Supervise day-to-day utility maintenance and operations, project management, and administrative support. 

Provides professional engineering and technical skills related to the design and construction of water production, water storage, water distribution, sewage collection and sewage treatment services for APG. Manages the development, design, schedule, inspection, financial disposition and execution of all major repairs and new construction projects related to the contract; ensures plans and specifications are compliant with all federal and state regulations.                                                                                       

Develops budgets and capital improvement plans for funding and approval by APG in order to meet the City’s contractual requirements; negotiates Engineering Services and Public Work contractual support. Oversees and reviews consultant’s work for accuracy and professionalism; negotiates contracts; sees to the completion of contracts.

Prepares engineering reports and recommendations; provides counsel to the Aberdeen Proving Ground’s Directorate of Public Works for all contractual matters related to the engineering support.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and (7) years of increasing responsible experience involving public works related to water production, water distribution, waste water collection, waste water treatment.  Must possess a Maryland Professional Engineers license, valid driver’s license, and qualify and maintain clearance to access all facilities as it relates to the execution of the contract. 

Extensive knowledge of water and waste water utility systems to include design and construction practices: working knowledge of engineering plans, codes and specifications (Federal and State); working knowledge of computer applications to engineering.  Ability to provide timely estimates, recommendations, and concerns as required.  Understands Hydrology and have experience in NPDES and MDE permitting and compliance

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Water/Wastewater Project Foreman

SUMMARY: Supervises the day-to-day work of the assigned water/sewer maintenance crew while working with the crew in accomplishing the assigned tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide supervision over the operation, maintenance, and repair of streets, water distribution and sewer collection systems.   Observing work on-site and is responsible for safety, quality and quantity of work performed.  Operating backhoes, small excavators, skid loaders, and vacuum trucks.  Provide traffic control of work sites.  Assign work to subordinates as scheduled or assigned.  Participation in weekly on-call rotation, Position requires the ability to work overtime as emergencies arise or as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent and four (4) years of experience related to construction, maintenance or repair, two (2) of which include supervisory responsibilities.  Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License.  Considerable knowledge of equipment, facilities, methods and procedures used to maintain, construct and repair water distribution and sewer collection systems: skill in operating tools and equipment noted.  Requires the ability to supervise effectively, to communicate orally and in writing, and work as a member of a team.  Have the ability to obtain water distribution and wastewater collection license in the State of Maryland.

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Maintenance Worker (DPW Maintenance)

Summary: Responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks associated with the construction, maintenance, operation, repair and/or replacement of City buildings, water, sewer, streets, street signs and storm drainage facilities and systems.

Qualifications: H.S. Diploma or GED equivalent with any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge and skills required to do the job. Maintain a valid state Driver’s License.  A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred but not necessary.  Ability to communicate orally and in writing and the ability to work as a member of a team.  

Other Related Factors: Work involves frequent standing, stooping and bending.  Also, must stoop, kneel or crawl when performing certain task. Must be capable of lifting up to 25 pounds and, with assistance, to lift as much as 100 pounds. 

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Groundskeeper/Maintenance Trainee

Summary: Responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks associated with maintaining the appearance of buildings, open spaces, grounds, and turf belonging to the city, janitorial duties, tank cleaning, and painting.

Qualifications: H.S. Diploma or GED equivalent with any combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge and skills required to do the job.  Must maintain a valid state Driver’s License.  A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred but not necessary. Requires the ability to work independently, communicate orally and in writing and, the ability to work as a member of a team.  

Other Related Factors: The duties of this job require the employee to work outdoors which exposes the employee to the full range of climatic conditions.  Work involves frequent standing, stooping and bending.  Also, must stoop, kneel or crawl when performing certain tasks, capable of lifting up to 25 pounds and, with assistance, to lift as much as 100 pounds. 

 

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