Career Opportunity: Department of Public Works Superintendent


The Town of Great Barrington, MA is seeking an experienced, progressive, and dedicated individual as its next DPW Superintendent/Town Engineer. This is a key management position reporting directly to the Town Manager, and responsible for directing and overseeing all operational and administrative activities of the Department of Public Works. The Town of Great Barrington has a population of 7,000 and is located in scenic Southern Berkshire County in western Massachusetts. The DPW operating budget is approximately $5.4 million with 23 full time employees and 3 part time employees.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, professional manager with strong leadership and communication skills, possessing broad experience in all areas of Public Works field operations. The department operations cover wastewater, highway, vehicle maintenance, facilities maintenance, public grounds (including cemetery and parks maintenance), solid waste, recycling, and engineering. Our priorities for the position and the Department include customer service, effective supervision, collaboration with other Town departments, and seeking innovative strategies to improve services without increasing costs.

The Town seeks candidates with eight years progressively responsible experience in municipal public works construction and maintenance, five of which are in a supervisory capacity; and, a Bachelor of Science degree in Public or Business Administration, or Civil Engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer is preferred. Salary up to $100K; depending upon qualifications and work experience, including excellent benefits package.

Please send cover letter, resume and application to or mail to:
Town of Great Barrington
Attn: Amy Pulver
334 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Resumes and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Town of Great Barrington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.