Job Posting: Kennel Master


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Possess a valid Indiana driver’s license Certified to euthanize or tranquilize animals Work with animals without undue fear or apprehension Knowledge of tranquilizing equipment and use of same Able to withstand abnormal sights (i.e. injured, dead or mutilated animals) Understand animal diseases and preventative measures while managing kennel Complete understanding of local animal ordinances and quarantine procedures Ability to distinguish …

Job Posting: CDL Driver


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Must have valid CDL license Ability to lift 50 pounds Able to follow written and verbal instructions Able to legally operate all departmental vehicles Able to perform basic maintenance of large trucks Knowledge of city streets and alleys Knowledge pf departmental operations and safety rules and regulations Required to join union in 30 days – probationary period is 90 days …

Job Posting: Apprentice Wastewater Operator


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Must currently possess or willing to obtain an Indiana Wastewater Operator License Some computer knowledge required Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable Must be able to operate and perform routine maintenance for all pumps and electrical generator located in the building Make operating decisions in absence of the supervisor Maintain shift log and record meter/gauge readings as …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Receives Legacy Foundation Grant


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that the City of Hammond in conjunction with the Legacy Foundation has joined in an endeavor to finance the Bike Trail Connector Project in Hammond. A $25,000 grant issued by the Legacy Foundation will be utilized in funding the unification of the Downtown Hammond trail and the Marquette Greenway trail. This expansion of …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Cooling Shelters Open in Hammond


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. has announced that due to the extreme heat expected this week, the City of Hammond has identified several buildings as cooling centers, including: The Jean Shepherd Center, the Lost Marsh Golf Course Clubhouse and Hammond City Hall. Individuals may use these facilities during regular operating hours if necessary to cool down from temperatures that are …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott to Re-open Boy Scout Road


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that 136th Street in North Hammond, also known as Boy Scout Road, is expected to be completely re-opened to traffic on Wednesday, July 3. After concerns were raised at a Mayor’s Night Out about the poor condition of this street, the decision was made to temporarily close the road for public safety reasons. …

Hammond Sanitation Department

No garbage pickup on July 4th


CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

The Sanitation Department will not be working Thursday, July 4th, 2019, in observance of the July 4th Holiday. Thursday and Friday garbage pickup will be one day late. Sanitation will be working on Saturday, July 6th, 2019.

Hammond Fire Department Now Hiring


CATEGORY: Fire Department, News

Available Positions in the City of Hammond Fire Department: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, but not older than 35, unless already a career firefighter in the state of Indiana. Lateral transfers of current Indiana PERF accepted. Applicants with an Indiana Firefighter 1 and Firefighter 2 certification are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a valid …

Hammond Fire Chief Reminds Residents of State Fireworks Laws


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The Hammond Fire Department would like to remind Hammond residents of Indiana fireworks laws during the July 4th holiday season. Fireworks can be purchased only by persons 18 years of age or older. Locations where fireworks may be discharged: The use of fireworks is prohibited within the Hammond city limits except as follows: Violators of this ordinance can be cited …

Tennis Lessons at Harrison Park


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks and Recreation presents Tennis Lessons at Harrison Park. Session 1 will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays (June 18, 20, 25 & 27; July 2, 9, 11, & 16). Session 2 will also be on Tuesdays and Thursdays (July 18, 23, 25 & 30; August 1, 6, 8 & 13). The registration deadline …