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Town of Burlington, MA Business Manager in Burlington, Massachusetts

Business Manager Burlington, MA Apply Now

The Department of Public Works provides high quality services to all of the Town of Burlington. The DPW is made up of six divisions including Administration, Buildings and Cemeteries, Central Maintenance, Engineering, Highway, and Water and Sewer. With its 65 full-time, 1 part-time, and 9 seasonal employees, the department maintains the Town’s roadway, drainage, water, sewer, street lights, traffic lights, buildings and cemetery infrastructure. In addition, the department provides daily services such as water, sanitary sewer, trash pick-up and winter maintenance operations. We are seeking a strong, strategic individual to coordinate the financial management systems for the department.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain the DPW’s financial records in accordance with regulations and requirements

  • Track, balance, and analyze budgets and enterprise funds, grant accounts, revolving funds, and oversee reporting to ensure effective and efficient use

  • Administer billing and collection of Water & Sewer customer accounts

  • Develop, maintain, and implement policies, standard operating procedures, and employee training

  • Ensure proper financial management of Capital Improvement Projects

  • Manage and coordinate the preparation and review of grant proposals and activities associated with assigned contracts

  • Coordinate the preparation of the DPW annual budget, monthly water/sewer revenue analysis and other reports

  • Receive and resolve complaints, inquiries, and requests for information

    Minimum qualifications include

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, public administration, or related field

  • Minimum 5-7 years of progressively responsible municipal public works experience

  • Conversant and knowledgeable of DPW practices and procedures

  • Excellent administrative, management, organizational, communication, and customer service skills

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Advanced understanding of financial accounting software and office technology

    This is a non-union position. Salary is within Grade 12, of the Administrative & Professional Compensation Plan, offering annual increases via step system. Pay range starts at $73,668 with the opportunity to advance to a max rate of $100,447. Starting rate is competitive and dependent upon experience, and includes comprehensive and generous benefits.

    Benefits include

    Health and Dental Insurance

    Paid Time Off - vacation, sick, personal, holiday

    Pension Plan

    Deferred Compensation Match

    Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

    Applications received by March 15, 2024 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

    Methods to apply for this position:

    Click on the Apply Now button (preferred)


    Send letter of interest, resume, and application ( to:

    Joanne M. Faust, SPHR Human Resources Director Town of Burlington 29 Center Street Burlington, MA 01803

    The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer