Sunday, December 4, 2016        

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.


spd100sqPolice Officer – Smithfield Police Department:  Seeking qualified candidates to establish a one year eligibility list. Applicants must be 18 or older; a U.S. Citizen; possess valid operator’s license; possess Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement by June 30, 2017. Full details and applications are available at Smithfield Police Department, 215 Pleasant View Avenue, Smithfield, Rhode Island or on the Smithfield Police Department website

Completed applications must be returned to the police department by 4:00 p.m. on Friday December 2, 2016. Previous candidates must reapply. Recruitment and selection process takes approximately three months. Salary is $948.24 per week. E.O.E.

Maintenance Worker- Smithfield Ice Rink: Part-time, hourly.  Responsibilities include general maintenance, cleaning, and upkeep of the rink.  Must be able to communicate with the public, work with minimal supervision, and possess general knowledge of cleaning & maintenance.  Additional responsibilities may include assisting with skate rentals and concession stand operations.  High public interaction.  Must be able to work 15 – 20 hours per week including nights and weekends.  Rate $9.60 per hour. No benefits.  Applications available below or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR office 2nd fl, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI  02917. Deadline for application submittal is November 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm. E.O.E

Zamboni Operator: Smithfield Ice Rink: Part-time, hourly.  Responsibilities include assisting the Ice Rink Manager in the general operation of the rink, operation of the zamboni, general maintenance and staff supervision.    Require a high school diploma or GED.  One year of experience in general operation and staff supervision. Rate is $11.15 per hour.   Must be able to work approximately 15 – 20 hours per week, including nights and weekends.  No benefits.  Applications available below or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR Office, 2nd  fl, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.  Deadline for application submittal is November 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm. E.O.E.

Job Description – Part-time Ice Rink Maintenance Worker (.pdf) 

Job Description – Part-time Ice Rink Zamboni Operator (.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 (3) 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 $18.00 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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