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Full-Time Road Crew Position Available

West Cocalico Township is seeking a full-time Road Crew member in the Public Works Department. This position reports to the Roadmaster and works 40 hours per week with some overtime and on-call hours. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: performing construction and various asphalt repairs on Township roads, shoveling and plowing snow, salting streets, assisting in maintaining roadways and green spaces,  monitoring of the water system, tree trimming, operating pickup truck, dump truck, backhoe/loader, mowers, chain saw and other equipment as assigned. Experience required in road/asphalt construction and maintenance work, ability to legally operate motor vehicles and commercial vehicles, ability to work outdoors in all types of extreme weather conditions. The successful applicant will have a valid Class A CDL. Snow plow experience and/or water operating license or experience preferred. Building construction or mechanical training is a plus. Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and must have the ability to deal tactfully with the public and other employees. Minimum qualifications include High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience. Must have a valid PA Drivers License. Please send resume to West Cocalico Township, PO Box 244, Reinholds, PA 17569, or stop in the township office Monday – Friday from 8:00-4:30 to pick up an application.

For a complete job description click link:   Public Works Job Description

Youth Conservation School – APPLY TODAY!

The Lancaster County Youth Conservation School will take place July 22-28, 2018, celebrating 40 years of education in the great outdoors.  Open to student ages 14-16; this is a summer adventure worth taking.

The Lancaster County Conservation District along with local Sportsmen's Clubs proudly offers a weeklong summer field school focusing on outdoor activities and conservation of our natural resources.  Students reside at the school with tents and cots to demonstrate low impact camping at the Northern Lancaster County Fish and Game Protection Association in West Cocalico Township.

Motivated students should apply.  Students gain leadership experience, communication skills and extensive knowledge about wildlife and conservation.  There are many study topics to empower students, ensuring a sustained conservation legacy.  Topics include stream restoration, forestry, canoeing, wildlife management, archery, survival, and firearm safety.  Students will have the opportunity to meet professionals in various environmental and conservation related fields and discuss career options with them.

Students benefit from generous County Federated Sportmens Clubs and Community Organizations who provide 90% of the YCS tuition.  Students are responsible for a $25 registration fee.  To receive an application, contact the Conservation District at (717) 299-5361 ext 5, click www.lancasterconservation.org, or contact your local sportsmen club by June 15, 2018.

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