The town of Stoneham is a residential suburban community located at the intersection of I93 and I95 less than 10 miles to the city of Boston. Stoneham currently is seeking to fill the full-time position of Director of Public Works. This position is regarded as a highly responsible leadership position reporting to the Town Administrator.

The DPW Director performs management, administrative, supervisory and technical work planning, directing, and managing operations of the Department of Public Works, including administration, engineering, highway, properties and buildings, water, sewer, forestry, parks, cemetery, solid waste and recycling, and vehicle maintenance; all other related work, as required.

The DPW Director represents, interacts and negotiates with the department at a variety of meetings both within and outside the town; develops and maintains effective working relationships with municipal, regional, state, and federal officials and agencies to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and consent decrees affecting the work of the department.

The DPW Director engages in crisis management and develops solutions to emergencies caused by failing infrastructure systems, weather events and other unplanned events; marshals resources to respond to such situations and establish priorities.

Strong management and communication skills are essential in performing the duties of the DPW Director position. A complete job description, employment application and application submission instructions are available on the town’s website under Departments/Human Resources. Stoneham offers generous benefit package in addition to a competitive salary. Hiring range

$111, 852.59 – $126,551.02 is commensurate with education and experience. Open until filled. First review of applications will be on April 2.

The town of Stoneham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer