City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date June 1, 2021
Department Inspectional Services
Job Title

Maintenance Craftsman

Civil Service No
Union Eligible AFSCME Local 1736
Work Hours Tuesday-Saturday, 7 AM until 3 PM

$61,366.76 - Year 1
$62,496.72 - Year 2
$63,380.20 - Year 3


The Maintenance Craftsman performs a wide variety of craftsman duties including, but not limited to, both general and skilled work in carpentry, painting, plastering and other trades under the general supervision of either Working Foreman Maintenance Craftsman or Maintenance Craftsman in Charge, and the Supervisor of Maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Performs miscellaneous maintenance and repair tasks on municipal buildings and property requiring journeyman skill in at least two (2) of the following areas: carpentry, painting, plumbing, plastering, and other trades. 
- Performs such duties as painting, repairing roofs, doors, locks, furniture, cabinets, shelves, stairs, and sinks. 
- Performs some electrical work not requiring a licensed electrician such as replacing cords, fuses and light fixtures. 
- Maintains and repairs motors, fans, and furnaces. 
- Replaces pipe and performs other plumbing maintenance or replacement duties. 
- May spend a small portion of the time working on the grounds cutting grass, trimming shrubs, and doing other grounds maintenance duties. 
- Incidentally, may supervise a small crew of workers at a lower skill level such as laborers, helpers, and maintenance staff.
- Maintain equipment and tools in good operating condition. 
- Keeps work area(s) clean and orderly, eliminates safety hazards, follows prescribed safety and work rules and regulations. 
- Completes any paperwork or duties required to comply with maintenance work order system.
- Pick up and load materials, supplies, equipment, ladders and staging. 
- Deliver required material, tools, and supplies to and from work site.


- Successful experience and skill in two (2) of several trades as noted above.
- Under general supervision is able to perform duties and related work requiring the skill and experience in two (2) trades.
- Must have three (3) years carpentry, painting, or other vocational training experience.
- Position is subject to shift assignment.
- Must hold and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
- Bilingual/bicultural applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Completed application can be submitted via regular post, e-mail (personnel@lynnma.gov), via the Lynn City Hall dropbox at the Johnson Street entrance, or in person at Room 412 in Lynn City Hall.

If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance, please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at personnel@lynnma.gov.

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

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Job Title
“Maintenance Craftsman”
Closing Date

Monday June 14, 2021


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The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
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