TOWN OF WATERBORO
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
The Public Works Director is responsible for the general management of the Public Works Department
and for directing all phases of municipal public works including budget preparation, fleet maintenance,
road maintenance and winter operations. The position also acts as the Supervisor of the town’s
The Director works under the general supervision of the Town Administrator and works closely with
other municipal departments and with various state and federal agencies and the general public.
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: This new position is classified as an exempt position for 20 hours per
week during the first year with a $25,000 to $30,000 salary range. The position may increase in hours,
responsibilities and compensation during subsequent years.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Must hold a valid Maine Driver’s License and be insurable in a normal risk pool.
Must be available to work extra hours as needed all year long during evenings, weekends, and weekdays under moderate to high stress as weather conditions or local emergencies dictate.
Must be able to supervise the daily functions of a public works department.
Must be able to stand, walk, talk, listen, stoop, kneel, reach, and lift up to and occasionally over 50 lbs.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a
case by case basis.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Is responsible in directing road and sidewalk maintenance and construction programs and ensures work is done in a safe and OSHA compliant manner
Inspects the work of contractors and vendors engaged in Public Works activities.
Is responsible for oversight of repairs and maintenance of all town properties and infrastructure.
Recommends policies and coordinates activities in accordance with general policies established by the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator.
Handles complaints from the public and ensures good customer service within the department.