Merrimack NH - Director of Public Works
Deadline to apply:
The Town of Merrimack, New Hampshire (population approx. 27,000) is seeking an experienced Public Works professional to lead its Department of Public Works which includes divisions of Administration & Engineering, Highway, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Equipment Maintenance and Building & Grounds. Ideally located along the MA border, Merrimack is just one hour from all the health, cultural and educational opportunities available in Boston MA yet just an hour or less from the recreational opportunities found in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, White Mountains and Seacoast.
The Director reports to the Town Manager and with a total budget of over $12 mil, oversees 63 FT and 5 PT employees. The Director is also responsible for several large grants, a $7.7 mil bridge replacement and an ongoing $34.5 mil wastewater upgrade. Supporting the Director administratively is a Town Engineer/Deputy Director, Environmental Coordinator and Executive Secretary.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in civil engineering or related field, plus eight years progressively responsible experience in municipal public works or related engineering operations, including at least three years supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Salary range to $129,064; starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Merrimack is an equal opportunity employer.
For further information potential candidates are directed to the links below or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.
To apply submit a resume and cover letter in confidence as a PDF attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, January 30th, 2023, at 9 AM EST.