Department of Public Works (DPW)

The Department of Public Works consists of the Highway, Cemetery, Water, and Sewer Divisions, and the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  Together, all divisions maintain the roadways, parks, cemetery and water/sewer infrastructures throughout the Town of Maynard.  These Divisons are staffed with 13 full-time employees, with part-time employees supplementing the work force during the summer.

If you need to contact the DPW please use our contact form or call 978-897-1317. To learn more about the Maynard DPW please visit the following pages:


News / Updates

  • Fall Drop Off Center
    Sep 2014: Fall Drop Off  Center is scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014 and Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
  • Fall Leaves Curbside Pickup Dates
    Sep 2014: Fall leaves curbside  pickup with be held the week of October 13-17 and the week of November 10-14.   Please place leaves, grass, wood chips and all other easily raked materials in paper yard waste bags,   Please have them curbside on your regular trash day before 7:00 a.m.  Also note that Monday, October 13 is a Holiday and all trash, recycle and yard waste will be a day late.
  • Leak Detection Survey
    Sep 2014: The Department of Public Works has contracted with Prowler Water Conservation Company to conduct a leak detection survey in town that is mandated by the DEP. Prowler should be finished with this survey in three weeks.   If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Water/Sewer division at 978-897-1317.
  • Water and Sewer Rate Relief Program for 65 years or older
    Jun 2014: The Board of Selectman have recently voted to lower the age for the Water and Sewer Rate Relief Program to 65 years or older. You must be able to show proof of ownership by showing a copy of your most real estate bill and if the property is in a trust a copy must be submitted with your application. The owner will need to submit a copy of their driver’s license or a copy of their birth certificate to show proof of age. Applications will be available on line here and by calling the Department during normal business hours at 978-897-1317. You may also obtain a copy by e-mail by e-mailing

DPW Employment Opportunities

Please visit the town’s Employment page for details about these current job openings in our department:

  • Skilled Laborer
  • Mason
  • Parks/Forestry/Cemetery Foreman