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Town Of North Kingstown

Company Description

The mission of the Department of Public Works (DPW) is to maintain and improve Town facilities and infrastructure through cost effective management and forward-thinking asset prioritization. In order to fulfill its mission the DPW strives to provide responsive and high quality public service through efficient departmental procedures, increased value to the customer, and positive inter-organizational communications

North Kingstown is home to many parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities. Many of these facilities have seen recent improvements and additions with more exciting improvements scheduled to take place in 2019 and 2020. North Kingstown is also home to our town beach, many smaller beaches located along the coast, a top-notch municipal golf course and numerous marinas. Our family friendly neighborhoods and unique shopping opportunities highlighted by Wickford Village’s boutique shops attracting thousands of visitors each year are only 20 minutes from Providence and Newport and an hour from Boston with easy rail access.

Quonset Point, an industrial park with over 11,000 employees, is the home of R.I.’s annual Air Show, Fast Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard and quaint beaches and marinas. And our award-winning school system is regarded as one of the best in all of Rhode Island

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North Kingstown, RI
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Professional/Office Management/Other
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
$80000.00 - $95000.00  year

Public Works Director

Town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Town of North Kingstown, RI (population under 30,000) seeks experienced individual for position of Director of Public Works.  Individual will need to have public works, engineering & survey related work, supervisory and administrative experience.

Candidates who have experience in the following job responsibilities:  department expenditures and budget preparation and operation; maintenance operations; personnel costs; capital improvements; road maintenance; water & sewer operations and facilities; solid waste; physical facilities; parks & recreational facilities; snow removal; review of technical engineering reports; accounting records; material & equipment acquisitions; preparation of specs and bidding.

Interested candidates should have: Graduation from college with degree in Civil Engineering preferred or 5 – 10 years of documented experience in public works operations.  Knowledge and/or education in the field of engineering.  Ability to make presentations, work with general public, elected officials and build consensus.  Willing to work extended hours.  Experience in working with Planning on new subdivision plots, ordinances, regulations, code changes.  Experience with Munis a plus.

Candidate will confer with, advise and employment subject to Town Manager.  Town Manager’s candidate will require advice and consent of Town Council.  Candidate will be a member of Asset Management Commission and will confer with multiple Boards and Commissions on administrative and technical issues.  Individual will also perform related duties as assigned by Town Manager.

Salary dependent on experience – projected in the range of $80,000 - $95,000 plus benefits.

Submit application, resume and cover letter on or before Friday, November 30th to:

Town Managers Office

100 Fairway Drive

North Kingstown, RI 02852



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