Village of Ridgeway Seeking Full Time Non-exempt Director of Public Works

In the Village of Ridgeway, population 650+, the Public Works Director functions as the Water, Wastewater, and Sewer Treatment Plant Operator. Additionally: Monitors and oversees physical facilities, including a new wastewater treatment facility constructed in 2019. Responsible for various administrative/managerial and facility operation duties. Helps plan for long-term programs, capital improvements, and maintenance operations. Water, Sewer, Streets and Park Budget maintenance and preparation. Monitor the working progress of public works staff (currently one full-time and one part-time). Responsible for sanitation, facilities maintenance, utilities, code enforcement, and various other duties as required.

Must possess a good general knowledge of the methods and machinery used in Facility, Street, and Park Maintenance. Must have experience and basic skills in a number of disciplines such as carpentry, plumbing, welding, cement, electricity, and vehicle maintenance.  Must demonstrate solid driving skills, including the ability to perform snowplowing assignments and possess the ability to operate a variety of tools, vehicles, and equipment. Able to utilize Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel) and email. Able to follow written and oral instructions. Able to multitask and learn new skills.

Visit for a complete job description. Please contact the Village Clerk at 608-924-5881 or email: with questions or for more information. The Village of Ridgeway is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive benefits package and paid training.

Send resume and cover letter to: Position open until filled. Complete job description also available upon request.