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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, April 26, 2019. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: CHIEF CLERK OF WORKS, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Energy and Asset Management
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Full Time
40 Per Week
$83,569.20 – $100,475.05 annually


The City of Worcester’s Department of Energy and Asset Management seeks candidates for the position of Chief Clerk of Works. This position performs varied construction project management, report writing, reconciliations, energy & efficiency analysis, and a variety of administrative studies & related duties. The Chief Clerk of Works oversees large-scale facility upgrades, assists in developing and managing State & Federal grants, and assists in the development & implementation of municipal & community wide programs. Additional responsibilities include conducting investigations/studies when necessary by transmitting, interpreting, and following up on project goals and timelines. An employee in this classification exercises considerable independent judgement in determining the best course of action during design and construction. Project timeliness and ability to keep to an anticipated budget are also essential. Work is subject to general or specific instructions and advice, depending upon the nature of the assignment. Project management, writing, research & analysis, project tracking, and data mining are all functions of this position.

The successful candidate will have considerable knowledge of report and procedure writing/editing; considerable knowledge of standard modern office practices, equipment, & software; the ability to analyze and make sound resolution recommendations to a variety of issues; the ability to carry out instructions effectively and efficiently; ability to exercise good judgement in applying and interpreting policies and procedures; ability to express ideas effectively, both written and verbally; ability to establish & maintain good working relationships with other employees, city officials, and the general public; the ability to work with diverse populations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Architectural, or other Engineering discipline (or related field); AND seven (7) years of Owner’s Project Management (OPM) experience; OR, Master’s degree in Project Management, Architectural, or other Engineering discipline (or related field); AND five (5) years of Owner’s Project Management (OPM) experience
  • Familiarity with building design, construction, operations, and/or energy efficiency
  • Experience in public bid work, including Chapter 30B, Chapter 149 and 149A


  • CAD Experience
  • LEEAD, Green Globe, or similar qualifications and/or experience
  • Public and/or business administration experience

SALARY RANGE: $83,569.20 – $100,475.05 annually, full-time

To apply, please visit: or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Cover letter & resume required for consideration. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030,

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