Buildings and Grounds Foreman

Durham Public Works, located in the beautiful seacoast region of New Hampshire, is a recognized leader in the Public Works field. The Department is seeking a highly qualified team member to join an exceptional team of Public Works professionals to serve in the role of Buildings and Grounds Foreman. In this versatile and exciting role, you will report to the Operations Manager and Assistant Director of Public Works.

 The Buildings and Grounds Foreman supervises the work of the Buildings and Grounds Department, which includes two (2) full-time personnel and a seasonal summer grounds maintenance crew. The Foreman performs skilled and trade level work in the maintenance, construction and operation of Town owned buildings, parks, public lands, and related equipment to ensure the proper upkeep and operation of the Town’s municipal services. The Foreman is also required to assist the Water Department Chief Operator in the maintenance of the Town’s public drinking water conveyance systems and treatment facilities and must be available for 24/7 emergency operations including snow removal and water system failures.

This position requires a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in Buildings and Grounds construction and maintenance, one (1) year of which shall be in a supervisory capacity. The successful candidate will also possess the ability to operate a variety of complex pieces of machinery.  Applicants must possess a current State of New Hampshire Class B Commercial Driver’s License or out-of-state equivalent as well as a NHDES Grade 1 Distribution and Treatment Water Works Operator license or have the ability to obtain OIT designation within one (1) year of employment.  

 This position offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. Starting salary is based on experience and ranges from $23.91 - $29.60/hr with opportunities for overtime.

 Durham Public Works is an equal opportunity employer.

 Please submit letter of interest and resumé to:

Samuel Hewitt

Assistant Director of Public Works

Durham Public Works

100 Stone Quarry Drive

Durham, NH  03824

Town of Durham
Close Date: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
$23.91 - $29.60/HR