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Organization:  Town of Gilbert, Arizona
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Gilbert
Post Code:  85296
Salary and Benefits:  Annual salary range: $110,284 to $187,483

Town of Gilbert, Arizona

Public Works Director
Annual salary range: $110,284 to $187,483
Actual salary will be dependent on the qualifications of the successful candidate and is not likely to exceed the midpoint of the range ($148,884).
The Town of Gilbert, Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Filing Deadline: This recruitment is open until filled. First review of resumes will commence on Friday, June 7, 2013.

The growing and dynamic community of Gilbert, Arizona seeks a motivational, visionary public works professional with a strong financial background to serve as its new Public Works Director. Located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Gilbert’s current population of 220,000 has grown from 5,717 in 1980, and is expected to reach an estimated population of over 330,000 at build-out.

The Public Works Director reports to the Deputy Town Manager and is responsible for an annual operating budget of $72.4 million and 260 FTE’s in the Water, Wastewater, Environmental Services, and Streets Divisions. Priorities for the new Director will include: overseeing management of a one billion dollar infrastructure asset replacement/maintenance program and creating a long-term infrastructure plan for maintenance of existing infrastructure and development of future assets; completing an operational review of procedures in all divisions to ensure best practices are being identified and implemented; and, capitalizing on opportunities to strengthen relationships with the public and with community partners through greater input from citizens and advocacy groups. The new Public Works Director will move the organization toward Gilbert’s vision of “…best in class in all lines of service,” and build its recognition as a best in class public works organization.

Ideal candidates for this critically important position will be strongly committed individuals with the ability to develop a shared vision of excellence within a public works organization. They will possess a solid understanding of budgetary planning, cost recovery and asset management programs within a Public Works environment. Experience managing in municipalities that have transitioned from a period of rapid growth to sustainability and who have focused on infrastructure replacement and maintenance, as well as development, is highly desirable. A Master’s Degree and 7 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience and a background in supporting and collaborating with engineering functions will be expected. Management of an engineering division and Professional Engineer (PE) certification is also desirable.

To be considered for this excellent career opportunity, please submit a resume, cover letter with salary history, and six work-related references to:

Pam Derby
241 Lathrop Way
Sacramento, CA 95815

Ph: 916.263.1401
Fx: 916.561.7205
Email: resumes@cps.ca.gov

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cps.ca.gov/search
Town of Gilbert, Arizona website: www.gilbertaz.gov

The Town of Gilbert, Arizona is an equal opportunity employer.

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