Public Works Superintendent – Ferguson Township

Deadline: August 1, 2024

Join Ferguson Township as a full-time Public Works Superintendent and take your career to the next level! You’ll have the opportunity to lead a dedicated team in maintaining and improving our community’s infrastructure. Your expertise will directly impact the quality of life for our residents. With a competitive salary range of $67k to $99k, based on your qualifications, this role offers a rewarding compensation and benefits package for your hard work and dedication. Take the next step in your public works career and make a real difference in our community. Apply now!

Ferguson Township: What Drives Us

Ferguson Township, home to more than 19,000 residents and located close to downtown State College and the Pennsylvania State University in beautiful Centre County Pennsylvania, has a natural, pastoral beauty and has been ranked as the fifth best suburb in Pennsylvania. When asked what they enjoy most about living in Ferguson Township, residents said they appreciate the Township’s farmland and open spaces, as well as its safe neighborhoods. We work together to maintain this idyllic place for our residents to live, work, and play.

What’s Your Day Like?

As the Public Works Superintendent at Ferguson Township, you will play a vital role in supporting the Public Works Director by managing accreditation, attending meetings, and addressing citizen inquiries. In addition to administrative duties, you will oversee the daily operations of the Road and Shop Foremen, Road Workers, and Mechanics to guarantee the safe and efficient upkeep of our roadway system, stormwater infrastructure, and fleet vehicles. Your strategic planning skills and leadership will directly impact the community’s well-being and contribute to the overall success of our public works department.

The Generous Benefits Package

Recognizing the importance of recruiting and retaining its valuable employees, Ferguson Township offers a very generous benefits package to include:

  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid sick, vacation, and personal days
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance coverage with low premium shares and low deductibles
  • Waiver reimbursement for employees who choose to waive medical coverage because they have coverage elsewhere
  • Paid life insurance coverage
  • Paid short-term disability insurance coverage
  • Mandatory 2% contribution 401(a) retirement plan with a generous 10% employer match
  • Voluntary 457 and Roth IRA plans are also available, as well as supplemental life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending account (FSA) options
  • Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Employee training and development opportunities
  • On-site gym
  • Wellness Program that includes morale-boosting events, healthy activity challenges, a health improvement reimbursement program, prizes, and more!

Position Requirements

Successful candidates for the Public Works Superintendent position will possess an Associate Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field; bachelor’s degree is preferred. They must have at least two years of experience in a supervisory or management role, with a minimum of five years in municipal public works. Experience in a union environment is required, along with proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and a typing speed of at least 40 words per minute. Knowledge of paving principles and experience with asphalt work are essential. A CDL is preferred, or the candidate must have the ability to obtain a CDL within a year.

Get Started With Our Team!

We strive to maintain a welcoming, energetic, helpful, and knowledgeable team of individuals. If you’re passionate, driven, and committed to making a difference, we want to hear from you! Let’s work together to make great things happen!

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Candidates for this position are subject to a background check and drug and alcohol screening as a condition of hire.