The town of Nantucket seeks qualified candidates for the position of Town Engineer. The Town Engineer performs administrative and professional engineering work in the town of Nantucket including, but not limited to, civil engineering activities, peer-design reviews, standards development, construction inspection, survey work, and traffic design projects in the Public Works Department. Provides technical guidance and support to various town departments and town boards/commissions. Generally supports the Department of Public Works as a project manager and project engineer for infrastructure related projects, including roadway reconstruction, highway, drainage, transportation, mobility, civil/site design, facilities, traffic studies, analysis and related projects.

Recommended Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, with at least five years of experience in municipal engineering, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer in Massachusetts is required or must be obtained within six months of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Contractor’s license certification desirable. Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license is required.

The town of Nantucket ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a DEI community, and encourages women, minorities, and veterans to apply.

The town of Nantucket offers a retirement pension through Barnstable County Retirement, 90% employer sponsored health insurance plan options, and a diverse selection of supplemental insurance policies.

Union Position
Starting Salary: $118,840

Application Deadline: Dec. 16 at 4 p.m.

This position is eligible for remote work with town approval.


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