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Director of Public Works: The town of Millbury is seeking a DPW Director to lead its Public Works Department which includes the Divisions of: Highway, Sewer, Cemetery, Parks, and Transfer Station. The DPW Director oversees fleet maintenance, a fueling facility, the town’s MS4 storm water permit, supervises the departments’ operations and direct storm and emergency responses, departmental-budgeting, inventory, capital spending, fleet planning, road and MS4 projects, supervision of employees, and routine and consistent interactions with residents. The Director must have hands on experience. The town’s Home Rule Charter provides for the DPW Director to be given a multiyear contract and he/she is considered an integral part of the Town Manager’s team. The Director will be offered an exceptional standard benefits package which includes health, pension, vacation etc. Moreover, the Director may negotiate additional non-standard benefits which will add to his/her overall compensation package. Minimum Qualifications: The Director will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (or appropriate discipline) plus prior experience in public works or construction operations. In addition, the Director must have five years of supervisory/management experience or have any equivalent combination of appropriate education, training, and experience. Lastly, the Director must demonstrate experience with State and Federal Departments; MEMA, FEMA, DOT, DEP and EPA. Preferred Qualifications: Registered Professional Civil Engineer. Required Licenses: CDL-B at time of hire and Hoisting 2A within six months of hire. Excellent Microsoft Office skills is required and GIS experience is preferred. Compensation: This position is extremely competitively-compensated and benefits package. Pre-employment: All applicants must be able to pass a background check which may include a criminal/CORI check as well as a driving record, and a physical which will include drug testing. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. Send resumes, cover letter and references to: Director of Human Resources, Town of Millbury, 127 Elm St., Millbury, MA 01527. AA/EOE