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Assistant Director of Public Works Ope & Eng job in St. Charles

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Organization:  City of St. Charles
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Water and Sewers
Transportation
Fleet Services
Facilities
Engineering and Technology
Director Public Works
Construction Management
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  St. Charles
Post Code:  60174
Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits
07/03/2014

2 positions are available:

 

Assistant Director of Public Works - Operations

Aassists in the management, planning, organization, and direction of the Department of Public Works. This position will assist the director in meeting the city’s goals while working on the establishment of departmental priorities, budget preparation and administration, data analysis, management reporting, and employee relations, including administration of union contracts. This position requires a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, construction engineering, public administration, business or closely related field, minimum of eight (8) years experience in the administration and management of a municipal public works department, and minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.  A Master degree is desirable.   

 

Assistant Director of Public Works - Engineering

Assists in the management, planning, organization, and direction of the Department of Public Works.  This position will be responsible for all aspects of public works engineering and will assist the director in meeting the city’s goals while working on the establishment of departmental priorities, budget preparation and administration, data analysis, management reporting, and employee relations, including administration of union contracts. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or general engineering, minimum of eight (8) years of civil engineering experience and the administration and management of a municipal public works department, and minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.  A Master degree in civil engineering is desirable.  Must possess a Professional Engineering (PE) license from the State of Illinois and a certification for Certified Floodplain Management (CFM) or be in receipt within 12 months of being hired.    

 

Both positions require exercise of considerable professional judgment and initiative. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices, laws, ordinances, and statues of Public Works administration, methods and the procedures of utility maintenance and repair, and types and uses of modern maintenance and related equipment, tools, and materials.  Strong leadership and project management skills to effectively and efficiently organize, direct, and coordinate projects, personnel, and equipment are a must.  Effective skills in written and verbal communication, negotiating, public speaking, consulting, conflict resolution, report writing, editing of written materials, interpretation and analysis of technical and statistical information, and proficiency with software programs such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access are also required. In the absence of the Director of Public Works, may assume the duties of Director. (See job descriptions posted on the City website for details)


Apply on line at www.stcharlesil.gov by Sunday, July 27, 2014. Complete the employment application including salary history. On the application please select the position you are interested, or select both. Resumes should be attached in the on-line application.  Any additional documents may be sent to hr@stcharlesil.gov. If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4415.  

The City of St. Charles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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