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The city of Brockton (pop. 106,000; FY22 budget: $493.8M) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Commissioner of Public Works ($61M budget; 106 personnel). The Commissioner leads and manages all operations and personnel in the DPW, including the divisions of Administration, Operations, Engineering, Refuse, Water, and Sewer. The Commissioner is responsible for preparation and management of the department’s annual operating and capital budgets. Brockton seeks an experienced, innovative, and dynamic professional excited by the opportunity to work collaboratively on major projects. This leadership position requires excellent management and communication skills as well as a strong understanding of project management. Applicants should be a graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with a specialization in engineering. A master’s degree, preferably in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field, is a plus. More than 10 years of responsible related work experience, with at least five years in a management or supervisory capacity is required, with 10+ years of progressively responsible public works operational experience including 5+ years of public works management experience preferred. A Professional Engineer License is preferred. A detailed position statement can be located at www.communityparadigm.com.
Starting Salary: $115,315, commensurate with qualifications, with six annual step increases up to $145,447. Brockton is an EOE/ADA/AA employer. The City Council is planning to review the salary schedule in early calendar year 2022 which may result in an increase in starting salary. Residency is required within the first year of employment unless waived by the City Council.
For additional information related to the position, the city and the application process, contact Ray Santilli, Senior Associate, Community Paradigm Associates at RSantilli@communityparadigm.com. Resumes and cover letters, in confidence, via email in a single PDF, to: email@example.com. Subject: Brockton DPW. Position is open until filled. For a guaranteed review of application materials, apply by December 14, 2021, 3:00 p.m. EST.