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The town of Maynard (pop. 10,700) is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Public Works, appointed by the Board of Selectmen and reporting to the Town Administrator. Position responsible for planning, directing, administering, and supervising all programs and activities of the department, including street and storm drainage maintenance, winter maintenance, sanitary sewer collection, waste disposal operations (including recycling), motor pool and other equipment service repair and maintenance, engineering, beautification and maintenance of parks and grounds, cemetery operations, capital improvement planning, construction work, as well as facility and custodial operations within all town and school buildings. Also serves on the town’s Local Emergency Planning Committee. Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, public or business administration, or closely-related field. Advanced graduate level course work or formalized training in engineering, administration, finance or personnel management highly desired, as is work experience in any of these areas. Experience with public works operation and activities, including at least five years prior experience in a supervisory, managerial, or administrative capacity in public works or engineering (preferably municipally oriented), or a closely related work field. Must possess strong public, interpersonal and written communication abilities. Massachusetts Class D Driver’s License required, CDL preferred. Hoisting and similar safety related certifications desired. Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) certification is desired. Courses in rules and regulations related to various governing agencies (i.e. NFPA, OSHA, DEP, Building Codes, Handicapped Accessibility, etc.) are desirable. Starting salary up to $115,000. Detailed job description can be found on the town’s website. Position will remain open until filled. Resume review will begin June 1. Resume and letter of interest to: HR Coordinator, Town of Maynard, 195 Main St., Maynard, MA 01754 or email PDF versions to email@example.com.