Friday, September 24, 2021        

Town of Smithfield Employment

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.

Employment Opportunity: Van Driver (Substitute)

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 $15.00. Applications available online at or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR Office, 2nd fl, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. Deadline for application submittal is October 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm. E.O.E.

Van Driver Job Description (.pdf)


Employment Opportunity: Snow Plow Driver, DPW

Snow Plow Driver, Department of Public Works: $25/hour. Temporary, seasonal position available. 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. Requires valid RI Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with air brake endorsement; at least three (3) years’ experience plowing snow and snow removal operations; ability to plow and operate a sander for a lengthy duration. Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. No benefits. Applications available linked below or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR Dept., 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. E.O.E.

Employment Opportunity: Lifeguards

LIFEGUARDS – Must be non- surf certified and have valid CPR & first aid cards at time of appointment. Beach hours are 10 am – 6 pm, seven days a week from mid -June to Labor Day. A rotating schedule is used. Rate $16/hr. Must possess a valid driver’s license. If you need training- the Smithfield YMCA conducts training. Students completing the lifeguard training program are eligible to apply to the Town of Smithfield beaches and /or YMCA for spring & summer employment. Call Jennifer at the YMCA- 949-2480 ext. 106 for more information on lifeguard training.

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

Lifeguard Job Description (.pdf)

Employment Help: Resumes and Applications

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.
  • Drop Box: Résumés may be placed in the secure drop box located on the front steps of the Town Hall.


  • 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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