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Posted Dec 19, 2017

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The Town of Gilford, Department of Public Works is currently accepting applications for the position of Highway Superintendent.  This is a year-round, full-time position with excellent benefits in accordance with the Town’s Personnel Policies.  The current pay range is $23.50-$37.57 p/h.  A copy of the job description is available upon request.


The Highway Superintendent will be responsible for the direct supervision of all highway staff and their operations 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 extensive 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 CDL, have previous supervisory experience in a road construction 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.  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 Town Administrator.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Town of Gilford, NH

47 Cherry Valley Rd. Gilford, NH 03249