Town Manager Wayne P. Marquis recently announced a number of hirings and promotions. Public works director David Lane, through a promotion, is now also assuming the primary duties of the former electric utility director’s position. Mark Piccarini, who had been systems engineer in the Electric Division, was promoted to its director of engineering and operations. Clint Allen, who had been the division’s energy-efficiency engineer, was promoted to its distribution engineer. Paul McGonagle was hired as building supervisor in the Department of Public Works, replacing recently retired Bob Levasseur. McGonagle served as clerk of the works for the high school building project and before that for the Town Hall renovation project. Philip Genualdo Jr., who had been Everett’s operations and fleet supervisor, was hired as the DPW’s equipment supervisor, replacing recently retired Phil Hebert. Chris Sanborn, who had been waterfront manager, was promoted to the recently created position of director of natural resources. Christine Dean, who had been park technician at Endicott Park, was promoted to ranger supervisor. Nicholas Campion was hired as assistant director of recreation. He was until recently recreation supervisor for the city of Somersworth, N.H. He replaces Cheryl Marshall, who resigned to take the job of recreation director in Manchester-by-the-Sea.