Chautauqua County DPF Accepting Applications for Summer Laborer Positions

Submitted by gallagha on Mon, 03/29/2021 - 14:46



FALCONER, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities (DPF) is accepting applications for Summer Laborer positions to help complete infrastructure projects throughout the County.    These seasonal, 40-hour per week positions typically start mid-May and end around Labor Day. Workers make $14.44 per hour and will work at various locations throughout the County. 

“The Chautauqua County DPF is expecting this to be a busy summer of projects and is glad to be able to provide these types of opportunities for qualified candidates that are looking for a summer job,”  said Brad Bentley, Director of Public Facilities. “These jobs are a great opportunity to learn what is involved with working at the DPF.”


This is unskilled work requiring physical strength and endurance, and a willingness to perform a variety of strenuous tasks. Typical work activities of the position include:


  • Assisting in the repairing of streets;
  • Raking, tamping and shoveling asphalt;
  • Cleaning streets, park areas and culverts;
  • Cutting grass, trimming shrubs, raking leaves, cutting brush, spading flower beds and assisting in grounds maintenance activities;
  • Loading and unloading trucks;
  • Acting as flag person;
  • Performing a variety of heavy building cleaning work such as washing walls and windows; and
  • May operate Non-CDL automotive equipment and trucks.


Interested candidates should be able to follow instructions and lift heavy weights; and be willing to perform routine manual labor and work in all weather conditions. Applicants must also have a New York State Class D Operator’s license at the time of application and during service.


Interested candidates MUST complete a Chautauqua County Application for Employment and/or Examination available at www.co.chautauqua.ny.us by clicking on “Employment.” Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied by an original application. Once the application is complete, it must be printed and sent to the Chautauqua County Department of Human Resources for consideration.


Completed applications should be mailed to:


Chautauqua County Department of Human Resources

Gerace Office Building Room 144

3 North Erie St

Mayville, NY 14757


For more information about this employment opportunity, please visit https://chqgov.com/human-resources/employment-opportunities or contact the Chautauqua County Department of Human Resources at (716) 753- 4237.




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