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Director of Public Works

Town and County of Nantucket, MA

The Town of Nantucket, Massachusetts has an immediate opening for the position of Director of Public Works. Salary is commensurate with experience, residency required. The Department operates, maintains, and improves the Town’s critical assets including but not limited to: public roads, sidewalks, multi-use paths, trees/vegetation, parks/fields, buildings/facilities/grounds, vehicle and equipment fleet, storm water systems, parking lots, signs and pavement markings, beaches, solid waste/recycling program, landfill, household hazardous waste program, bridges, mosquito control program, accessibility services, snow/ice operations, cemeteries, and special events.

As a senior level department manager, the Director reports directly to the Town Manager and plans, organizes, supervises, and directs the activities of the functions within the department.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a specialization in business, public administration or a related field; more than ten (10) years of responsible experience with a minimum of three to five (3-5) years in a supervisory capacity preferably in a full-service, municipal public works department; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, and a valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. The Town of Nantucket ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a D.E.I. community, and encourages women, minorities, and veterans to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and résumé to

Job Details

Job Function
Public Works Director
Position Type
Full Time

Town and County of Nantucket


188 Madaket Rd
Nantucket, MA 02554-2623
United States

Form of Government
Town Meeting