Plans, organizes, and directs all functions and activities associated with the
Public Works Department; determines and balances work priorities based upon
personnel, distribution, and project requirements to ensure the most efficient and
economic utilization of available workforce and resources.
Determines departmental budget needs and prepares budget estimates for review
by the Town Administrator.
Confers with the Town Council with respect to annual work program development and long-range facilities and projects.
Meets with engineers and other contractors, state, and public agencies to
discuss, manage, and supervise current and proposed public works projects.
Coordinates and evaluates
wastewater treatment and solid waste collection; ensures necessary permits are completed and infrastructure is installed and
maintained to Town standards.
Supervises staff in maintenance and construction activities in water and sewer, streets, and parks; participates in selection of staff; trains and evaluates staff; makes recommendations on final hiring and dismissal to the Town
Provides information to the Council, contractors, engineers, general public,
and other entities associated with public works.
Enforces town codes regarding water/sewer ordinances, street policies, garbage,
overgrown lots, etc.
Participates in work of water, sewer and streets maintenance and construction,
Must possess a valid NC driver's license and ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
The successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background investigation, and credit check.
The Town of Newland offers an excellent
benefits package including Local Government Employees' Retirement System, 401(k) plan, group medical insurance, life insurance, paid
holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Positions are open until
filled. Applications reviewed as received.
Please submit a cover letter and resume via:
Mail: Town of Newland, Attn: Town Administrator, PO Box 429, Newland, NC 28657
Drop off: At the Town Clerk's Office at 301 Cranberry Street, Newland, NC 28657
Newland Town Offices, 301 Cranberry Street, Newland, North Carolina 28657 Phone: (828) 733-2023