Public Works Laborer

Parks & Recreation / Public Works

Join a dedicated team making a difference in our community! The City of New Castle Public Works Department is seeking 4 motivated individuals with a valid CDL (Class A or B) to join our team of Laborers. If you’re looking for a stable job with strong benefits and the opportunity to contribute to your city, this is the place for you!


  • Operate a variety of City-owned vehicles, including trucks, dump trucks, and equipment trailers.
  • Perform manual labor tasks such as loading and unloading materials, setting up barricades, and assisting with construction projects.
  • Maintain City property and infrastructure, including cleaning streets, parks, and buildings.
  • Respond to emergency callouts as needed, based on seniority.


  • Valid CDL (Class A or B) with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to perform physical labor tasks outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug test and background check.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including:
    • Health, vision, and dental insurance
    • Defined contribution retirement plan
    • Paid time off and holidays
    • Stable work environment with home every night
    • Opportunity for advancement within the department

Additional information:

  • Emergency callouts are based on seniority.


To Apply:

Please submit an application to Brian Heichel, Public Works Director We look forward to hearing from you!


The City of New Castle is an equal opportunity employer.