A Public Works Laborer is responsible for the operation of a variety of construction and maintenance equipment and for performing manual labor activities as needed and/or required by the Public Works Department.  Included is road maintenance, park maintenance, signage, sewer repairs and other related areas.

The position requires operation of Village owned vehicles, such as pick-up trucks, backhoe, dump trucks, salt spreaders, snow plows, etc. as required.  The operation of power tools and equipment, such as mowers, chain saws, air compressors, etc. when required, is also necessary.  The laborer will be required to inspect and repair equipment as required by department procedures as well as be able to make repairs to Village roads, street, curbs, and sidewalks as required.

The applicant will mow grass, plant and/or prune trees, flowers and hedges.  There is a requirement to maintain the municipal buildings, designated parking lots, clean the DPW garage and park facilities, as well as clean up litter and empty trash cans.  Maintenance of sanitary and storm sewers and/or conducting routine maintenance procedures is required.  Sweeping and cleanup of debris and materials from roads will be required as well as snow and ice removal, including manual shoveling of snow.  Conducting other job related duties as needed.

A valid New York State driver’s license is required.  The laborer will be required to perform heavy manual labor, including lifting heavy objects up to fifty pounds and working in all types of weather conditions.  Safety procedures and practices are required to be followed, as well as wearing safety equipment.  A good working relationship with co-workers and the general public is a necessity.  The laborer must be able to be called out for emergencies such as snowfall, floods, downed trees, sewer back-ups and must be knowledgeable in a variety of semiskilled and skilled maintenance tasks.

Contact Information

Village of Brewster
Village Office & Village Court
50 Main Street
Brewster, New York 10509

Village Office Phone: (845)279-3760 Fax: (845)278-7653

Village Court Phone: (845) 279-4020

Village Police: (845) 278-1895

Officer on Duty Phone Number for Non-emergencies: 914-804-8442

Hours of Operation

For the Village Hall and Village Court

Summer Hours: (Tuesday after Memorial Day until Friday before Labor Day)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Village Hall - Window & Phone: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- For assistance after business hours, email the Village Clerk at

Village Court - Window Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                        - Phone Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.