Phone (401) 333-8434
Joanne McManus, Personnel
To provide the support and
staffing needed to serve the residents of the Town of Lincoln. Provide excellent
service to our community through knowledgeable employees who treat our residents
with courtesy, dignity and respect. Establish a town wide framework of effective
and consistent policies. Provide quality training to our employees based on
their needs. Facilitate effective communications throughout the Town and
safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of all services.
The Town of Lincoln is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered solely on the basis of their
qualifications as required for the positions they seek, and no discrimination is
exercised because of their political or religious opinions or affiliations, or
because of their race, creed, color, sex, national origin, age, disability,
veteran status or marital status.
The Personnel Department is
mainly responsible for recruitment and selection, benefits compensation,
employee relations, positive labor relations and contract negotiations, workers'
compensation and risk management, health insurance and pension benefits,
employee development and organization, health, safety and wellness programs,
personnel systems management, and the maintenance and security of all personnel
The Personnel Department is
also responsible for the advertising and hiring of new employees when job
opportunities become available. The advertisements can be viewed in local
newspapers as well as the Providence Journal and this website. Openings will be
posted on this page when they are available.
Any questions or concerns,
please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Forms For Applicants:
Forms For Employees:
Policies For Employees:
Frequently Asked Questions
What newspapers does the Town use
when advertising available positions?
Are jobs posted on the web site?
What is meant by an “Internal Posting” of a Town
Once the ad appears in one of the two newspapers
typically used, what recruitment process does the Town follow?
Can I send my résumé by e-mail?
How can I get an application?
Q: What newspapers does the Town use when advertising
A: The Town of Lincoln advertises available jobs in
The Valley Breeze newspaper and frequently advertises in the
Providence Journal paper. In essence, it can be
either-or, depending on the type of position available. Good
advice is to always check both newspapers when looking for new
Q: Are jobs posted on the web site?
A: Yes, if you check the top of the right column of this page,
any openings will be listed.
Q: What is meant by an “Internal Posting” of a Town
A: An Internal Posting means that only union employees
who presently work for the Town may apply for the position.
After the posting time has ended, a help-wanted ad is placed in
the newspaper and any individual may apply for the position.
This process is part of the union contract agreement.
Q: Once the ad appears
in one of the two newspapers typically used, what recruitment
process does the Town follow?
A: The Town uses following process:
Each ad has an open and close date,
which is typically 7-10 days in duration. This means that
an individual has a week to ten days to mail in her/his
résumé and cover letter.
Once the ad closes, the list of all
applying candidates is reviewed by the Town Administrator,
Personnel Director, and Director of the Department that has
The responsibility of the above
committee is to review the credentials of all applications
and decide on the number of individuals who will be asked in
for an interview. These candidates are notified and a
mutually convenient interview time is arranged.
Once the interviews are complete,
the committee selects the best-qualified candidate(s) for
Once all references are checked and
a police background investigation has been done, plus any
testing that may be necessary, the selected candidate is
officially offered the position. All other applicants are
notified by a regret/thank you letter.
Q: Can I send my résumé by e-mail?
A: Yes. You may e-mail your résumé to email@example.com..
Please include the word "resume" and the position that you
are applying for in the subject of the email.
Résumés may be
Director of Personnel
Lincoln Town Hall
100 Old River Road
Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865
Q: How can I get an application?
A: Applications are available at the Office of the Personnel
Director in Town Hall during regular businesses hours. You may
also download an application in PDF format from the column on
the right of this page.
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The information on this page is updated by the Personnel
Department. If you have any questions or comments, please
call or use the appropriate Contact Us section.