Employment and Bids

Job openings (and ongoing general applications and public works department applications) and public bid notices will be posted here.


Public Works Superintendent

The Town of McCandless is seeking qualified candidates to serve as its next Public Works Superintendent (Director). The current Superintendent is retiring after more than 50 years of service to the Town, 40 of which as the Public Works Superintendent. This is an extraordinary opportunity to step in and work with other leaders in the Town to set the course for the next decade and beyond.

The Public Works Superintendent manages a full array of services for the Town, including streets, storm water, parks, fleet management/maintenance and building maintenance, overseeing the full Public Works Department, made up of 26 full-time employees and 4 seasonal employees, and manages a combined annual budget of $4.45 Million and a Capital Improvement Budget of $3.2 Million.

The successful candidate will have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Public Administration or the equivalent; and have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience in public works management, construction management or a combination of education, supervisory experience and construction knowledge. The successful completion of graduate level course work in engineering, public works management or public administration may substitute for up to one (1) year of the experience. 

The complete position profile is available here and a complete job description is available here.

Those individuals who are ready for the challenge of serving the Town in this capacity are encouraged to submit a current resume, cover letter, salary history, and a list of five references that can speak to work experience and character to employment@townofmccandless.org. First review of resumes will begin on September 21, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. 

The Town of McCandless is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Custodian (part-time)

The Town of McCandless has an opening for a part-time Custodian position. The working hours will range from 25-29 hours per week. We are looking to hire a hard-working Custodian who will be responsible for maintenance and cleaning our facilities. The successful candidate should be punctual, physically agile and dexterous, able to multi task priorities and have strong communication skills. A complete job description can be found here. A cover letter and resume can be sent to employment@townofmccandless.org. This position will remain open until filled. The Town of McCandless is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


General Application
Public Works Employment Application

• FMLA Notice


Bid notices

None at this time.