Hammond Sanitation Department

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 19th

CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

On April 15, 2019 (weather permitting), Hammond Public Works will begin curbside pickup of 30 gallon paper, biodegradable yard waste bags on a regular weekly basis. Residents can expect their yard waste pickup on the same day as their scheduled garbage pickup days. The bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs. and only grass and leaves can be placed …

Spring Indoor Garage Sale

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Come and turn unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It’s FREE to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. For additional information on attending or becoming a vendor, call the Jean Shepherd Community Center at (219) 554-0155.

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby

CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr.’s Hammond Marina Fishing Derby Prizes and trophies are given for: Fishing on outer Lake Michigan Bin Wall and Fishing on the inside docks of the marina, West End, Bin Wall and dock fishing only. No boats! Live and artificial bait. No entry fee. Free Parking. Derby is subject to all fishing and games laws of …

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association, Hammond Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation invite you to attend our 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Ages 0-12. Please bring your own bags or baskets to fill with goodies. Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny! For more information, call Gina at 219-614-7397.

16th Annual Hammond Job Fair


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. and the City of Hammond Office of Economic Development would like to invite you to attend the 16th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 11am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue in Hammond, IN. This event is instrumental in addressing the employment needs of the residents of the …

Job Posting: Pretreatment Technician

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and be insurable. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must have college degree or equivalent experience. Must have knowledge of wastewater sampling methodology and preservation techniques. Must have knowledge of wastewater sampling equipment including but not limited to ISCO automatic samplers, pH meters, Dissolved Oxygen Meters and Turbidity Meters including the care and calibration of …

Job Posting: Pretreatment Assistant Coordinator

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and be insurable. Must have college degree and 5 years’ experience in Pretreatment or 10 years’ experience in a Pretreatment related field. Must have a knowledge and understanding of 40 CFR 403 (EPA General Pretreatment Regulations). Must have computer experience and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook along with Hach OPS. Must …

Job Posting: Apprentice Wastewater Operator

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

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 …

Job Posting: Accounts Payable Clerk

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Five (5) years business experience Knowledge of accounting theories, principles and practices Knowledge of standard office policies and procedures Ability to type with speed and accuracy and to compose routine correspondence Ability to be flexible and deal tactfully with people on the telephone as well as with other department personnel Ability to read and understand standardized departmental documents Ability to …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Update to George Lake/Whiting Metals Air Quality Issue

CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Mayor's Office, News

The Hammond Department of Environmental Management (HDEM) has been closely following the air sampling results for lead from the air monitoring site located at the Hammond Sanitary District Pump Station which is near the intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and Lakeview Street. The most recent air sampling results show an average lead reading of 0.091 ug/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter of …