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Director of Public Works

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Director of Public Works

Southington, CT

Posting Date: July 21, 2020
Closing Date: August 02, 2020

Qualifications back to top

The Town of Southington is seeking a highly skilled individual with leadership practices that include:

  • Performing and supervising professional work in the design and construction of public works improvements;
  • Building capacity by consistently leading teams and individuals to develop innovative improvements to support the Engineering, Highway/Parks, and Sewer Departments;
  • Possessing the ability to create and plan long term programs that will develop the growth of the community, as well as make recommendations on subdivision and other development site plans to ensure they conform with Town standards, regulations, and acceptable practices;
  • Preparing and recommending annual operating budget, reports, and studies on activities associated with the three departments;
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, land surveying, and municipal public works design and construction;
  • Focusing on individual and team continuous improvement.

Responsibilities back to top

  • Ability to analyze organizational and administrative problems, recommend alternative courses of action, and provide leadership to others in implementing such actions
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with the public, supervisors, co-workers, staff, and outside agencies
  • In conjunction with supervisors, establish and implement procedures for each public works department

How to Apply back to top

Candidates should submit material through our online application program by visiting:

For more information contact:
Human Resource Department
200 North Main Street
Southington, CT 06489
Telephone: (860) 628-3248