Reporting to the Director of Public Works (the “Director”), the Assistant Director of Public Works performs a variety of professional administrative and managerial duties providing assistance to the Director and City Engineer with a heavy emphasis on the Water and Sewer Division. The position performs both assigned and independent duties. The position requires coordination and implementation of a variety of Public Works projects. This position serves as Acting Public Works Director in the absence of the Director, community liaison, staff liaison on various Commissions, and assists with community projects. Work requires the exercise of discretion in performing daily activities based on a complete knowledge of administrative policies and procedures and city operations. For full job description visit

  • Bachelor’s of science in civil engineering, five – eight years of progressively responsible supervisory, management, and Water/Sewer oversight preferred. An alternate combination of education, experience, and expertise will be considered.

Please submit a resume and letter of interest no later than 1 p.m. on  Friday, Nov. 20 to: Debra A. Pond, Director of Human Resources, City of Gardner, 95 Pleasant St., Rm. 14, Gardner, MA 01440 or via email to