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Deputy Director of Public Works
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The Town of Gilford, Department of Public Works is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director.  This is a year-round, full-time position with excellent benefits.  The current starting pay range is $60,000-$70,000 DOQE.  (For a copy of the job description or more information about working for the Town of Gilford, including access to the Town’s Personnel Policies, visit

The Deputy DPW Director will be responsible for supervision and administration of highways, buildings & grounds, sewer, vehicle maintenance and solid waste functions within the Gilford DPW.  Duties include:  purchasing of supplies and materials, contract administration, public relations, personnel management, budget administration, scheduling of assignments, design and implementation of repair strategies, maintaining employee morale, and promoting work place safety.  The ideal candidate will have experience managing road reconstruction projects, the ability to understand engineering plans, and extensive hands-on experience in the administration of winter maintenance techniques related to snow removal, ice control, traffic safety and staff time management.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license (CDL preferred), have previous supervisory experience in a public works setting, be able to perform strenuous physical labor for extended periods, be familiar with the operation and maintenance of construction equipment, and must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as-needed.  Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test, medical examination and background investigation will be required.  Excellent organizational and communication skills along with a proven record of dedication to superior job performance are essential.

Letters of interest with a statement of qualifications must be submitted to the Director of Public Works.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Town of Gilford, NH

47 Cherry Valley Rd. Gilford, NH 03249