Director of Public Works - Vinalhaven, ME

The Public Works Director will oversee the operations and maintenance of multiple departments, including Public Works and Transfer Station. This high-level supervisory position will be responsible for all full-time and part-time public works employees and manage a budget of approximately one million dollars.  This position requires a practical and hands-on leader with time spent supervising and working on various job sites, planning for daily, weekly, and annual tasks, as well as assisting with various tasks, projects, and maintenance needs.  Individuals that have previous experience in road construction and maintenance, equipment repair, snow plowing, supervising work crews, and managing budgets will be best suited for this position.      



  • Supervising department activities and projects 
  • Financial management
  • Communication and Engagement 
  • Safety Training and Improvements
  • Physical Performance 
  • Capital Planning


  • Municipal or non-profit budgeting
  • OSHA Safety Training
  • Equipment Operator
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Building trades/general construction
  • Proficiency in communication/use of social media
  • Project Management
  • Winter maintenance/snowplow operation

Visit the Town's website for a full job description including starting salary range, qualifications, and contact infomration. 

Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen.  

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