Revised March 26, 2019

The city of Fitchburg is seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated, talented, qualified and professional candidates for the position of Commissioner of Public Works. Incumbent serves as the City Engineer and is responsible for the administration, supervision and direction of all activities of the Department of Public Works. Reporting directly to the Mayor of the city of Fitchburg, the Commissioner performs complex and highly responsible tasks, requiring a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in the planning, administration and execution of the department’s programs and services. Responsibilities also include the performance and overall operation and management of the following departmental divisions: Cemeteries, Engineering, Parks, Recreation, Streets, Water and (Enterprise Fund) and Wastewater (Enterprise Fund).

Successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in engineering, public works administration or construction management, with significant experience working for a municipality or working with municipal clients highly preferred. Must possess registration in Massachusetts as professional engineer. Salary range is $107,630 – $144,352 annually and is commensurate with experience and qualifications/FLSA Exempt, Non-Union. Position appointment is subject to City Council Approval.

For complete job description and application, please visit EOE/AA.