The town of Dennis is seeking qualified applicants to fill a multi-faceted and fulfilling role in the field of Municipal Public Works, as the Deputy Director of Public Works. Dennis Public Works is a fast paced, service driven Department with ever-changing, multiple priorities and demands. We seek a Deputy Director who has the energy, flexibility, and foresight to excel in a hectic environment while adapting to change. The successful candidate effectively assists in managing a diverse staff and outside contractors, maintains positive public relations and communicates with tact and diplomacy with constituents, elected officials, businesses and state and federal agencies. The right candidate is not afraid to wear many hats.
This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Public Works in the administrative and supervisory duties pertaining to highway/grounds, cemetery, solid waste and recycling, fleet maintenance, engineering, municipal buildings, and administration. The Deputy Director provides technical support involved in the planning, directing, organizing, leadership and administration of the Public Works Department, its initiatives, and mission.
The minimum qualifications for the position include a bachelor’s degree and five to seven years prior work experience with at least three years in a supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Final candidate must successfully pass the pre-employment process which includes a thorough background investigation of employment, education history and criminal history.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.
To apply for this position, visit our website www.town.dennis.ma.us and click on “Employment Opportunities” complete online application and attach cover letter and resume. Position will be posted until interview process completed.
The town of Dennis is an AA/ADA/EOE.