Wednesday, November 25, 2015        

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.

Parks, Recreation and Outside Grounds Maintenance of School Property Director: Full-time, non union, salaried position. Responsibilities include coordinating, developing, implementing and administering a broad, diversified program of recreational activities and services for the adult and youth population in the Town of Smithfield; this includes the daily supervision, direction and instruction of full and part-time employees in the proper operation and maintenance of the Town’s Recreational facilities and outside maintenance of school property. Hands-on maintenance and management experience is a necessity, as well as a strong background in financial reporting and analysis. Annual salary is $55,000. Requirements are: A High School Diploma or G.E.D.; A minimum of five years of supervisory and administrative experience in public recreation; Must be highly qualified to establish and execute detailed work schedules and records; property, equipment control / security and be skilled in the management of personnel; Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; Must have a valid CDL- B license and possess five (5) years of experience in plowing snow; Within the first 6 months of employment, must successfully obtain a Commercial Applicator’s License from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM) for Category 3, Ornamental Turf and Pest Control and Category 6, Right-Of-Way Pest Control.

Please send resume to: Smithfield Town Hall, HR Dept, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917 or email Closing date for acceptance of resumes is Friday, November 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm. E.O.E.

Parks, Recreation and Outside Grounds Maintenance of School Property Director Job Description (.pdf)   

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 a 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.  

Van Driver (Substitute): As-needed basis, non-union, hourly, position.  No benefits.   Responsibilities include: safely operating a van to pick up and discharge senior and handicapped passengers; performing other related recreation, maintenance and clerical work.  Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.; a valid CDL-B operator’s license with passenger endorsement and medical card in accordance with federal & state regulations.  Hourly rate of $13.00.  

Applications are available below in .pdf or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR Office, 2nd fl, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI  02917.  E.O.E.

Van Driver Job Description (.pdf) 

Lifeguards: The Town of Smithfield is accepting applications for temporary, seasonal, lifeguard positions.

Must be non-surf certified and have valid CPR & first aid cards at time of appointment. Beach hours are 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., seven days a week from mid June to Labor Day. A rotating schedule is used. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Rate is $11.50 per hour.

Applications are available for download below or at the Smithfield Town Hall, 2nd fl. HR Dept. 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. E.O.E.

Lifeguard Job Description (.pdf) 

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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