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Director of Public Works job in Wood Dale

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Organization:  City of Wood Dale
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Wood Dale
Salary and Benefits:  $87,507 - $123,034

The City of Wood Dale is seeking a full-time Director of Public Works. The position is responsible for planning, directing and managing the operations of the Public Works department including streets, forestry, storm sewers, sanitary collection, water distribution, wastewater treatment, vehicle maintenance, facilities maintenance, Dial-A-Ride and engineering. The work is performed under the direction of the City Manager.The successful candidate must possess strong management, organizational, financial, customer service and communications skills. Thorough knowledge of municipal public works operations is strongly desired; however, exceptional candidates with a proven management track record in other fields may be considered.

The successful candidate will oversee roughly 35 employees located in multiple facilities within the City. The successful candidate will be expected to provide data analysis and recommendations on administration, personnel, budgeting and strategic planning activities.

A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field is required—Master’s degree preferred—and seven to nine years of responsible public works management experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this position.

Salary range is $87,507 to $123,034 determined by qualifications. Excellent fringe benefit package offered.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please include a completed application with all resumes. Applications are available at the City Hall building located at 404 N. Wood Dale Road and online at www.wooddale.com. Resumes can be faxed to 630-766-3898 or sent via email to jmermuys@wooddale.com.

The City of Wood Dale is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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