Director of Public Works - Mount Desert

The Town of Mount Desert is filling the position of Director of Public Works; the position is vacant due to retirement. The Director supervises a staff of 16 full-time staff, as well as seasonal workers as needed, in the Departments of Highways (35 miles town roads 7 State Aid), Wastewater Treatment (3 plants and numerous pump stations), Solid Waste Management, Buildings and Grounds, Parks and Cemeteries, and Environmental Sustainability, with an annual operating budget of over four million dollars.  

Salary range: $84,815 - $94,239

Please see the job description for a more complete listing of responsibilities and requirements, available under the Employment Opportunities tab on the Town website,


1)         resume

2)         cover letter

Via email to

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Equal opportunity employer.

For further information please contact the Town Manager at (207) 276-5531.

The Town of Mount Desert located in the middle of Mount Desert Island has a year-round population of 2,196 consisting of eight unique villages spread over 37 square miles committed to quality of life and the environment. Mount Desert is a coastal community that offers numerous recreational opportunities for visitors and residents including a large marina. It is bordered by Acadia National Park with miles of hiking trails and the famous carriage roads built by John D. Rockefeller Jr. early in the twentieth century.

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