The Fulton County Highway and Facilities Department is hiring per diem employees for the summer.


Salary: $20.46 Per Hour 


Typical Work Activities (Illustrative but not exhaustive):

Assists in the maintenance, repair and construction of streets, sidewalks, water lines, drainage or sewer systems which include digging and backfilling trenches and spreading asphalt, sand and/or gravel with hand and power tools;

Puts out and removes safety barriers around excavation and rehabilitation projects;

Performs general manual labor such as cutting trees, removing debris, raking leaves, trimming trees, cutting grass and weeds, painting and moving furniture and assisting in the collection of rubbish and litter;

Participates in snow and ice removal and control including shoveling snow and acting as wingman when plowing is needed;

Operates various types of motorized equipment;

Operates power driven tools such as saws, compressors, drills, mixers, jackhammers and pumps;

Operates hand tools such as scythes, lawn mowers, forks and rakes in grounds maintenance and beautification work;

Assists in building and repairing curbs, sidewalks, culverts and retaining walls;

Cleans and flushes streets, culverts and catch basins;

Assists in assembling and placing snow fences, barricades, picnic tables and related recreation equipment;

Performs minor mechanical repairs and routine maintenance on automotive equipment;

Assists skilled workers in a variety of maintenance and repair tasks;

Performs cleaning duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, stairs and halls, washing windows and sinks, etc;

Loads and unloads vehicles and may deliver supplies;

Takes messages by phone and radio concerning traffic and pedestrian hazards and passes information to a supervisor for action;

May assist in the preparation, laying out and maintenance of athletic fields and areas designated for beautification by clearing, grading, reseeding, weeding and lining;

May be responsible for security of building and equipment during non-work hours;

May pick up animals killed in traffic accidents in the absence of the Dog Control Officer.


The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

There are no minimum qualifications for this position.

Applications should be filed with the 
Fulton County Personnel Department
1 East Montgomery Street
Johnstown NY 12095
(518) 736-5574

They can be found on our website at www.fultoncountyny.gov.


PDF: Summer Laborer Vacancy 04-02-24