Director of Public Works

Director of Public Works

Village of Fall River is seeking a full-time Director of Public Works. This position oversees all aspects of the Public Works Department, including Streets, Parks, Water Utility, and Wastewater Utility. The Director’s administrative responsibilities include: completion and submittal of reports required by various regulatory agencies, including DNR, PSC, DOT and others; maintaining department-related records; preparing the Department budget in cooperation with other Village staff and officials; and coordinating with Village staff, consultants, contracted service providers, and vendors as necessary. The Director works in the field to assist with: street maintenance, including snow and ice removal; maintenance of park facilities, including grounds care, park shelter and playground equipment maintenance; operation and routine maintenance of the Lazy Lake dam; and daily operation and routine maintenance of Water and Wastewater Utility facilities and equipment.

Possession of a valid Municipal Waterworks Operator Certification in Groundwater and Distribution is preferred. Valid Sanitary Sewage Collection System certification is also preferred. Candidates must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and have or be able to obtain a CDL within six months of hire. Must reside within a 30-minute response time.

The Village of Fall River offers a competitive wage and benefit package including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, no-deductible health insurance, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance. Typical work week consists of eight-hour shifts Monday through Friday with additional time as needed for snow removal and responding to SCADA alarms. The Village offers some flexibility in scheduling. Pre-employment background check and drug screening is required.

A more complete job description can be found at Cover letter, resume, and completed application may be mailed to: Village of Fall River, 641 S. Main St., PO Box 37, Fall River, WI 53932, emailed to, or dropped off at the Village Hall.

The Village of Fall River is an equal opportunity employer.