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|Job Ref:||ElginPSD||Organization:||City of Elgin, Illinois||Job Category:||Director Public Works||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Illinois (IL)||City:||Elgin||Post Code:||60120||Salary and Benefits:||Salary is $126,449 +/- DOQ, with excellent benefits||Post Date:||07/26/2013||
Elgin, IL (109,000) Rapidly growing Chicago area community is seeking a highly qualified, creative and innovative public works professional to lead the Department of Public Services (131 FTE). Public Services includes the operations of public works, engineering, parks maintenance,, and facility maintenance. Elgin is located near the Elgin-O’Hare Expressway and the Northwest Tollway, along the “Golden Corridor of Technology and Commerce” in Cook and Kane Counties. Elgin is a demographically and economically diverse community with a mix of industrial, single-family, multi-family and commercial establishments. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Administration, Civil Engineering, construction management or a related field; a related advanced degree and Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification would be a plus. A minimum of 8 years of management level experience in public works administration is desirable. Strong interpersonal leadership, long-range planning, motivational and administrative skills required. Open, accessible, participatory management style with excellent communication skills essential. Appointed by City Manager. Salary is $126,449 +/- DOQ, with excellent benefits. Residency is required within 18 months of appointment; extensions granted at discretion of City Manager. Additional information regarding the position can be found at the Consultant's website: www.voorheesassociates.com. Candidates should apply by August 30, 2013 with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references to Gregory F. Ford, at www.VoorheesAssociates.com/current-positions. Tel: 847-580-4246.