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Organization:  City of Kent, WA
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Water and Sewers
Fleet Services
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Washington (WA)
City:  Kent
Salary and Benefits:  $99,888 - $121,620
06/08/2014

PUBLIC WORKS OPERATIONS MANAGER
City of Kent, Washington
Salary: $99,888 - $121,620

For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

Incorporated in 1890, Kent is the sixth largest city in Washington, with a population of approximately 120,000. Only seven miles from Sea-Tac International Airport, Kent is conveniently located 18 miles from both Seattle and Tacoma. Kent's breathtaking setting features scenic views of Mount Rainier and the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. Named as one of the “Best Places to Live” by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Kent is a culturally rich destination with well-established neighborhoods, award winning parks and great school systems. The city’s central location provides residents with easy access to recreational opportunities from the mountains to the ocean.

The City of Kent operates under a mayor/council form of government and employs approximately 630 full-time employees and its two-year budget covering 2013-2014 totals $325 million. The Public Works Department maintains and operates five distinct utilities, designs and constructs a variety of capital projects, and provides for safe transportation throughout the city. There are two divisions—Operations and Engineering. Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Public Works Operations Manager plans, organizes, and coordinates the operations and activities of the Operations Division, which includes Administration, Water Supply and Distribution, Street and Signage Maintenance, Wastewater and Storm Water Collection, Vegetation Control, Fleet Services, Utilities Technical Support, and General Warehouse Sections.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Public Administration or a related field. Six years of increasingly responsible public works operation and maintenance, including utilities, roadway design and construction management experience and a minimum of 4 years in a management/supervisory capacity in this field. Or, any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the position.

The City of Kent is an equal opportunity employer. First review: July 13, 2014 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.



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