The Town has the following openings:

    Office Clerk IV: Front Desk/Clerk Department
    Laborer: Highway/Sewer Department

How To Apply

1. Please send an application and/or resume to:
       Town of Brighton
       Attn: Personnel Dept
       2300 Elmwood Avenue
       Rochester New York, 14618
2. Applications will be accepted until November 18, 2016
3. The Town will contact perspective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the offices directly.

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Please see job descriptions posted below: 


   Front Desk/Clerk Department

Part time: 17.5 hours per week
Application deadline: November 18, 2016
  Salary: $13.98/hr 
This is entry-level clerical work involving responsibility for the performance of routine clerical tasks. Independent judgment is restricted to the application of standard procedures to specific cases. The use of a personal computer for word processing and database entry is an integral part of this position. Employees receive detailed oral and/or written instructions for new, more involved or difficult assignments. The work is reviewed by immediate supervisory observation, by cross checking, or by another step in the clerical process. The employee reports directly to and works under the direct supervision of a higher-level employee. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)
Types uncomplicated material such as memoranda, form letters, short correspondence, brief reports, simple records, vouchers and requisitions;
Types more involved material as needed such as lengthy memoranda, correspondence, reports, statistical tabulations and data;
Enters and extracts data and information from a database;
Date stamps, sorts, and distributes mail to appropriate office and/or employees;
Sorts, indexes, and files correspondence, reports, memoranda, records, purchase orders, requisitions, applications, and other office material;
Pulls material from files, makes simple file searches, maintains charge out records;
Operates standard office equipment such as computer, copier, fax machine and postage meter;
Checks accounts, documents, reports, and/or records for clerical accuracy and completeness;
Extends and totals arithmetic entries;
Collates assembled materials;
Organizes materials for mailing and stuffs envelopes by hand or envelope stuffing machine;
Answers telephone and obtains and gives out routine information about office function and services, refers calls to proper office and personnel, or takes messages;
Acts as office receptionist by greeting visitors, obtaining and giving out information, directing visitors to proper office, or announcing visitors and appointments;
Performs administrative tasks for various departments 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of basic arithmetic operations; working knowledge of the rules of punctuation and spelling; working knowledge of office terminology, practices, procedures, and equipment; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide; ability to sort, arrange, and file material alphabetically or numerically; ability to locate materials in files; ability to operate standard office equipment; ability to follow oral or written instructions; ability to deal effectively with the public or office personnel; ability to obtain accurate and sufficient information from callers or visitors and to take messages; ability to use a personal computer for word processing and database entry; ability to type material from straight copy and as needed from rough draft or detailed instructions; ability to write legibly; record keeping ability; ability to use a telephone in a courteous and efficient manner; clerical aptitude; accuracy; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma. 
NOTE: Where education is lacking, clerical experience may be substituted on a year for year basis. 

  Highway Department 
  Temporary Full time: 40 hours per week
  Application deadline: November 18 2016
  Salary: $18.50/hr

This is an entry level unskilled position involving a variety of routine heavy and light manual labor tasks. The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a foreman or other higher level employee. The job requires physical endurance. May be required to work outdoors in all kinds of weather, to work overtime, and to be on twenty four (24) hour call seven (7) days a week for emergencies. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.) 
 Assists with installation, maintenance, repair, and cleaning of highway, sewer or water system components;
Assists in construction, patching and grading of roads, and installation of new sidewalks;
Shovels, rakes and tamps asphalt;
Operates snowplow wing;
Removes snow from sidewalks, parking lots, and recreational areas by shoveling or using tractor or pick up truck and plow;
Collects garbage and rubbish;
Plants and prunes trees, grades lawns, rakes leaves, cuts grass and brush, spades flower beds, cuts wood, and assists in other grounds maintenance activities;
Digs and refills trenches for sewer and water lines, and drainage pipe;
Excavates and backfills for new construction and repairs;
Repairs, cleans and flushes culverts and basins;
Performs general building cleaning tasks such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, and washing;
Fills motor equipment with cement, sand, stone or oil etc.;
Loads and unloads vehicles and trucks;
Directs traffic on road projects;
Picks up dead animals for disposal;
Repairs mailboxes, installs sign or fence posts, and assembles, sets up or removes road signs;
Assists with painting and unskilled carpentry tasks;
Drives pick up truck or other light vehicle for the delivery of supplies or messages;
Operates motor equipment as a trainee under direct supervision;
Assists a mechanic with equipment repairs, and service equipment by adding fuel, coolant and lubricants;
Operates telephone or two way radio for emergency dispatching. 

Must be able to work in strenuous conditions; able to lift up to 50 pounds
This position requires physical endurance and good physical health.
Must have good interpersonal skills, be dependable and have reliable transportation.
Must have a valid New York State Motor Vehicle Operator's License Class D.
Must pass physical examination to determine ability to perform manual labor.
Candidates for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: There are no training and experience qualifications

The Town of Brighton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other lawfully protected status.