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|Organization:||Montrose County||Job Category:||Director Public Works||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Colorado (CO)||City:||Montrose County Colorado||Post Code:||81401||Salary and Benefits:||Hiring Range $92K - $102K, with generous benefit package||Post Date:||09/13/2013||
Montrose County is located in beautiful Southwest Colorado. A thriving community, home to 41,412 neighbors in over 2,200 square miles, includes the Uncompaghre River and Paradox Valleys. An agricultural hub of the western slope, Montrose County is home to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, as well as the Gunnison Gorge National Recreation and Wilderness Areas. The majority of the County is made up of National Forest, Bureau of Land Management or National Park lands. The main cities include Montrose, Maher, Naturita, Nucla, Olathe and Paradox. A team of nearly 450 employees is committed to serving the needs of our friendly community and visitors to our area.
The Public Works Director reports to the County Manager. Montrose County Public Works is comprised of the following areas under the direction of the Public Works Director.
These areas interact and sometimes share employees. The Public Works Director has also been appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to act as the Road Supervisor as provided for in the Colorado Revised Statutes 43-2-111.
The Director provides recommendations to the County Manager and Board of County Commissioners for the strategic direction of Public Works to maintain and enhance the public transportation infrastructure and resource management services to the citizens and visitors of Montrose County.
In 2007, a dedicated sales tax was approved by the voters which draws significant attention from the public as to how and where the additional revenue is being spent. Consequently, this position can be fairly high-profile, at times.
Essential functions of the position include:
Requires Bachelor’s degree plus ten (10) years of increasingly responsible public works, or engineering experience is required, including four (4) years of administrative and management responsibility. Excellent managerial skill sets required. A master’s degree in management/administration or a relevant field is highly preferred. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado within six months of appointment is desirable.
Apply by Friday, October 4, 2013 to: Corrinne Shearer, Ed.D. OD/HR Manager Montrose County (970) 252-5036 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Electronic applications are preferred. Full recruitment brochure is available at http://www.co.montrose.co.us Montrose County is an equal opportunity employer.