New Lexington, Ohio

New Lexington is the County Seat of Perry County and is located at the picturesque western end of the Appalachian plateau at the start of the Southern Ohio hills.

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Precautionary Boil Advisory for Old Somerset Rd area

08/09/2022 Boil Advisory

Issued: 08/09/2022
The New Lexington Water Department is advising it’s water customers on Old Somerset Road that until further notice, vigorously boil, for at least one minute, any water used for drinking (including water used to make ice), cooking, or oral hygiene.
The New Lexington Water Department has no evidence at this time that the water system is contaminated. The possibility does exist however, that the water system is contaminated and is issuing this advisory as a precaution. The water department is collecting additional samples and hopes to have this problem corrected soon. An additional notice will be given when the boil advisory is lifted.

Temporary Water Outage


August 9, 2022

Job Posting: Laborer/Maintenance Worker

     New Lexington Administration

Eric Emmert, Administrator

215 South Main Street
New Lexington, OH 43764
Fax (740) 342-1292



DATE:                         August 3, 2022
TO:                             All Qualified Applicants
FROM:                       Eric Emmert
POSITION:                Laborer/Maintenance Worker
SHIFT:                        First Shift
LOCATION:               New Lexington Public Service Department
HOURS OF WORK:  7:00AM to 3:00PM, Monday through Friday                                                                                                                                              Subject to call in as necessary

JOB DUTIES:              Under general supervision, learns to perform and performs the                                                                                                         full array of duties assigned to classes in the Public Service                                                                                                                  department including maintenance and construction work in                                                                                                              one or more Public Service Operations; demonstrates a full                                                                                                                understanding of all applicable policies, procedures, and                                                                                                                      work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other                                                                                                          related duties as required.

 RATE OF PAY:           $15.50 per hour

MINIMUM                  Must be 18 yeas of age or older. Must possess a high school diploma                                                          QUALIFICATIONS:    or equivalent. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License.                                                           

CLOSING DATE:        August 10 , 2022

The Village of New Lexington is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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