DPW Director Wanted

The Town of Foster is seeking a full-time Public Works Director. Administration and supervision of 6 Union employees, 112.5 miles of roads, 52 square miles of land area.  Duties include but are not limited to maintenance of highway, paved and dirt roads, vehicles, equipment, bridges, and all town buildings and grounds, oversight of engineering projects, and sanitation/recycling. Must be able to coordinate with outside contractors, suppliers and town departments; administration and supervision; develop and administer budget including long-term capital plan. Candidates must have five years experience in a public works/highway related field, to include administration of site-work and construction.
A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration or similar discipline is preferred. The position requires a CDL license and an equipment operator’s license. Pre-employment drug testing and BCI is required. Salary not to exceed $62,000 per year health benefits and retirement. This position and application period will remain open until position is filled.

Please submit your resume by mail to Town Clerk, Susan M. Dillon, 181 Howard Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825, fax to (401)397-9736,or email sdillon@townoffoster.com.

THE TOWN OF FOSTER IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.