Town of South Kingstown Job Openings

South Kingstown Town Hall

180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1237 Fax: (401) 789-5280

Per Diem Driver

$18.00 - Per Diem


The town-operated Senior Center is in need of individuals to provide per diem/back up driver duties. This position, which is generally limited to an average of 25-30 days per year, provides coverage in the absence of the regular full time Driver/Dispatcher.

In addition, the Senior Center is in need of someone to provide these duties on a full time temporary basis for approximately 4-8 weeks starting immediately.

This position is responsible for driving a lift-equipped, 18-passenger mid-sized bus to transport older adults to the Senior Center, shopping and a variety of errands within the Town limits. To be considered, candidates must possess a valid Rhode Island Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a “P” endorsement. This position is subject to random Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing. The position pays $18.00 per hour.

To apply, please submit a resume and application to Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 or email Applications are available on our website:, under Personnel/Job Openings, or at Town Hall. Position open until filled.


Basketball Staff

Varies - Seasonal

Parks and Recreation Department
Basketball Staff
Fall 2015

The Recreation Department is seeking applicants for the following positions:

Basketball Scorers/Timers

The Scorer/Timer is responsible for enforcing the league/general rules of basketball, assuring the gym is safe and free from hazards, and assisting the gym supervisor as directed. You must be at least 15 years of age, and have a general knowledge of basketball rules. The position pays $9 per hour.

Basketball Referee
This position is responsible for supervising on-court basketball play at various school gyms during youth basketball/travel team games. Duties include assuring the gym/outdoor court area is safe and free from hazards, ensuring rules of the league are adhered to, and performing all duties associated with being a referee. You must be at least 16 years of age, and have a general knowledge of basketball rules. The position pays $10-$25 per game based on experience.
All positions require that you be available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at various hours based on game schedules. Questions should be directed to: Cathy Larlham at 789-9301.

To apply: Please submit a resume/application to: Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 by 4:30 pm Thursday, November 12, 2015. Applications are available online at: under job listings or at Town Hall. You may email your resume to: Please indicate on your application which position you are applying for.


Assistant Highway Superintendent

$51,722 - Regular Full Time

Town of South Kingstown
Assistant Highway Superintendent

The Town has an immediate need for an experienced and skilled manager with expertise in heavy construction and maintenance, road infrastructure construction and the operation of road construction equipment. The individual in this highly visible position must have the ability to successfully supervise and manage the daily work of streets and highway division personnel, oversee the scheduling and productivity of crews on a daily basis, inspect and review the work of staff and third party construction contractors, remain professional and courteous and be able to effectively articulate Town policy to residents when reviewing and resolving complaints, perform first level review of right of way infrastructure complaints, and must be available 24/7 during emergency events including but not limited to winter storms, hurricanes, coastal storms, etc.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, and have the ability to follow detailed instructions, be well organized and interact effectively and professionally with the public. You must have a minimum of a high school diploma, or equivalent, and five (5) years of direct experience, or a comparable combination of education and experience. An Associate’s degree in civil or construction engineering and previous municipal experience is desirable. You must have, or be able to obtain within three (3) months of hire, a RI CDL Class A license with all applicable type ratings, certifications and endorsements required per the job description.

This full time, non-union, 40 hour per week position works 7:30 am – 4 pm Monday through Friday, has a starting salary of $51,722, or $24.87 per hour, and includes a full benefit package. To apply, please submit your application, resume and cover letter to: Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879, or Applications, a job description and further information can be found on the Town’s website: under Personnel/job postings. Position open until filled.


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Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island
180 High Street | Wakefield, RI 02879
Tel. (401) 789-9331 | Fax. (401) 789-5280

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