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Director Public Works/County Engineer-Road Supervisor job in Burlington

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Organization:  Boone County Fiscal Court
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Kentucky (KY)
City:  Burlington
Post Code:  41005
Salary and Benefits:  $80-90,000.00


The Boone County Fiscal Court is seeking a professional person to fill a senior department head level position within the organization. The Director of Public Works/County Engineer-Road Supervisor is a highly visible position leading one of the largest departments in county government consisting of an 11.8 million dollar operating budget and staff of 42 full-time employees, in addition to part-time and seasonal staff. The position is one of five, senior management level positions and reports to the county administrator. Appointment by Judge Executive with Fiscal Court approval. Responsibilities of the department include a wide array of public services and programs including county road maintenance, snow removal, storm drainage, fleet services, code enforcement, public improvement inspections, solid waste management and capital project management. The skill set required of this position includes personnel administration, budgeting/procurement, internal and external customer service, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and a team work attitude. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and considerable prior experience in managing a department of similar size and complexity. Experience in a public sector organization is highly valued. Registration as a professional engineer in Kentucky is preferred, but not required. The county offers a professional work environment, competitive salary and excellent fringe benefit program. The starting salary range is $80-90,000 depending on individual qualifications. Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to the attention of the “HR Department”, Boone County Fiscal Court, 2950 Washington Street, Burlington, Kentucky 41005, or electronically at www.boonecountyky.org. The deadline for submission of a resume is Friday, September 20, 2013 no later than 5:00 p.m.EST.

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