May 1, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Kingston to Hire New Superintendent of Public Works in June
KINGSTON, N.Y. - The City of Kingston will be hiring a new Superintendent for the Department of Public Works in June 2018 after the departure of current Superintendent Joseph Chenier at the end of May. Mr. Chenier has served in this role since 2016.
Mayor Noble commended Mr. Chenier on the leadership he provided to the Department, stating, “Joe was essential in advancing the efforts of the Department of Public Works. One of the many long-lasting contributions he made during his tenure was the establishment of an electronic work order system that allows for a streamlined flow of work and increased accountability among all Department divisions. In addition, Joe worked to break down silos between departments, which resulted in the more efficient use of resources and improved communication.”
For additional information, including a Statement of Duties and a comprehensive list of desired qualifications, visit www.kingston-ny.gov/Employment. The City of Kingston’s Civil Service Office will be accepting applications until Friday, June 8, 2018.
The City of Kingston’s Department of Public Works is comprised of a workforce of approximately 60 individuals. The Department is divided into nine primary divisions, including: Public Works Administration; Safety Division; Street Division; Sewer Maintenance; Sanitation; Waste Water Treatment; Citibus; Fleet Maintenance; and Park Maintenance.