Thursday, December 18, 2014        

Town of Smithfield Employment

~ The Town of Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (E.O.E.) ~

Available Positions

Résumé and application info at the bottom of the page
Please indicate on all correspondence which position you are applying for.

Licensing & Coordination Clerk -Town Clerk’s Office:  Full-time, hourly, union, position. Responsibilities include: transcription of Town Council minutes; process business license renewals in accordance with state law and local ordinances; knowledge of birth death and marriage certificates as required by state law; assist with bookkeeping, probate, elections and land evidence record processing. Requires an associate degree with a minimum of five years of general office experience or equivalent; proficient in Microsoft Office; ability to type 40 wpm.  Must be well versed in supervisory responsibilities.  Must be able to research, interpret and apply regulations of laws. Must be able to meet deadlines.  Must be able to work some evenings and weekends when required. Annual salary is $42,829.80.  Excellent benefits. Send resume to: or Smithfield Town Hall, HR Dept, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.  Deadline for resume submittal is December 19, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. E.O.E.

Licensing & Coordination Clerk Job Description (.pdf)

Snow Plow Driver: Temporary, part-time, seasonal position available at the Department of Public Works. This is an on-call position for plowing events on an as-needed basis.   Responsibilities include the operation of town-owned plow trucks with manual transmissions.   Valid RI Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with air brake endorsement.  At least three years experience as a driver w/ class B CDL preferred.  At least three (3) years experience plowing snow and snow removal operations.  Ability to plow and operate sander for a lengthy duration is required. Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.,  Salary is $17.00 per hour. No benefits. Applications available below or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR Dept., 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.  E.O.E.


Applications & Resumes


  • Applications are available at the Human Resources Office and the Town Manager’s Office in Town Hall during regular businesses hours.  You may also download an application in PDF format by clicking here: Application For Employment.  You will need Adobe Reader to open & print this document.  If you do not have Adobe Reader, it is free, and available online at


  • Email:  You may e-mail your résumé to  Résumés should be in one of the following formats:  all versions of Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx); text format: (.txt), portable document format (.pdf) or rich text format (.rtf).  Please include the word “Resume” and the position that you are applying for in the subject of the e-mail – many e-mails can appear to contain a virus.  By using the correct subject line you are assisting us in safely receiving your resume.  Please do not zip files if possible.
  • Mail:  Résumés may be mailed to Human Resources, Smithfield Town Hall, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.
  • Fax:  Résumés may be faxed to Human Resources, Fax 401-233-1080.


  • You may want to check the Human Resources page for frequently asked questions regarding employment with the Town of Smithfield or use the contact information at the top of the page.

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