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 www.fallriverwi.com/Works.html. 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 marie@fallriver.wi.gov, or dropped off at the Village Hall.

The Village of Fall River is an equal opportunity employer.