Solid Waste Superintendent
The Town of Gilford is accepting applications for a full-time, year-round position as head of the DPW Solid Waste Division. This is a working foreman’s position requiring highly responsible supervisory skills and hands-on management of the Town’s brand new Solid Waste Center. Specific duties include: processing household trash and demolition debris, recyclables and yard wastes, staff supervision, budget administration, record keeping, product marketing, rules enforcement, grounds & buildings maintenance, operating equipment, and contractor oversight.
Applicants must be able to successfully pass a physical examination and criminal background check. The ideal candidate will be certified as a NH-DES Principal Operator - Step 3 or greater, have experience operating a front end loader, skid steer, and baling machine, have basic computer skills, be familiar with waste product processing techniques, and have previous experience as a supervisor. The Town is seeking someone with a proven record of outstanding job performance and the ability to work as a team player. A valid driver’s license and the ability to work outdoors in all types of weather while traveling over uneven terrain, using hand tools and sorting waste products using vision and physical dexterity is required.
Starting wage rate $19.73-$24.44 DOQE with excellent benefits including paid vacations, holidays, sick leave, health and dental insurance. Work hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8am-4pm. This is a non-union position.
A letter of interest with a statement of qualifications or a completed Town of Gilford application form must be submitted to the DPW Director, 55 Cherry Valley Road, Gilford, NH 03249.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE