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Town of Sandisfield DPW Superintendent in Sandisfield, Massachusetts

CLICK HERE to view the full job description!{target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"} Essential functions: - Plans, supervises, organizes, directs, and administers all aspects of the Department of Public Works, including the planning, design, maintenance and construction of all town public projects, roads and bridges, other public works structures, and natural resources. - Responsible for the review, approval, and oversight of all Engineering work; - Reviews plans, issues permits and surety for driveways, and other public works activities as required within the Department of Public Works - Formulates policies and program objectives for the department\'s operation; provides overall direction to operating divisions; develops departmental goals and objectives and development of the department\'s organizational structure; assesses departmental performance in relation to established goals and takes appropriate actions to improve department\'s efficiency and services provided. - Responsible for the planning, design and construction of improvements to the Town\'s storm-water and roadway infrastructure; including plans and programs to provide for the construction, repair, and maintenance of Town roads, sidewalks, curbs, walls, and related structures and for snow plowing, snow removal, sanding and salting operations as well as planning for facility and equipment maintenance. - Oversees and manages snow and ice removal and control; including the supervision of outside contract personnel performing snow and ice removal. - Assists with the preparation of specifications, bidding processes and the selection criteria for public contracts for outside construction, services, and major equipment and supply contracts. - Manages all Public Works contracts to ensure compliance with the Uniform Procurement act and other laws and regulations associated with public procurement, including but not limited to, MGL Ch 30B, MGL Ch 149, and MGL CH 30, 39M. - Conducts periodic and regular inspections to ensure the quality of construction and reconstruction and vendor performance and compliance. - Oversees the preparation of the annual departmental budget; reviews and approves consolidated figures; presents budget recommendations and justification to the Town Manager. - Monitors and approves expenditures in operational and capital budgets; - Manages all funding derived from other Federal, State and local resources including; legislatively earmarked funds, Chapter 90 funds, mitigation funds from local development, and grant funds from various Federal, State and Local sources. - Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the fields of public works and emergency management, public finance, public administration, and human resources; - Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Recommended Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor\'s degree or equivalent of 8-10 years municipal experience managing a Department of Public Works - Experience with State and Federal Departments; MEMA, FEMA, DOT, DEP and EPA - Microsoft Office skills required and GIS preferred. - Valid Motor Vehicle Operator\'s License. - Valid Class B CDL Motor Vehicle Operator\'s License. - Incident Command System Level 200 Certification upon hiring. - Additional experience in specialty areas preferred. Preferred Qualifications - Class 2B Hoisting License preferred; - Familiarity with GeoDOTMapIt software preferred