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The Director of Public Works will serve as an integral part of the town of Bridgewater’s team, requiring well-developed leadership abilities and management skills that are based upon consensus building, visioning and problem solving. The Director must have a strong desire to work in a collegial, fast-paced, team-oriented environment. They must be a highly motivated, self-starting, detailed oriented and confident individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
The town is seeking candidates with excellent communication skills and complex problem-solving abilities with the ability to work effectively in a wide variety of public works disciplines. The following factors of education, experience, leadership, management style and personal and professional traits have been identified as necessary and/or desirable for the Director to succeed in this position.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Education and Experience – bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and 10 years progressively responsible experience in professional public works environment of which at least three years were in a supervisory capacity, as well as five years of town engineer or private Engineer experience. A master’s degree is highly desirable.
Licenses/Certifications – • Professional Engineer; • MA Class D motor vehicle license.
Candidate submissions may be submitted through this website or will be received via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the Human Resources, REF: DPW Director, Academy Building, 66 Central Square – 2nd floor, Bridgewater, MA 02324.
The town of Bridgewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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