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Director of Engineering and Public Works job in Schaumburg

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Organization:  Village of Schaumburg, IL
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Schaumburg
Post Code:  60193
Salary and Benefits:  $150,000+/-
12/05/2013

Schaumburg, IL (pop. 75,000) Note: This Job Announcement is reissued to reflect a change in the educational requirements and in the salary. Very progressive, award winning community that is the economic center of the northwest Chicago suburbs seeks candidates to serve as its next Director of Engineering and Public Works. Schaumburg is a community of neighbors accustomed to high quality municipal services and numerous cultural and recreational amenities. In addition to 67 shopping centers including Woodfield Mall, and more than 200 restaurants, Schaumburg is home to the Prairie Center for the Arts, the minor league Boomers baseball stadium, the Schaumburg Regional Airport and the Schaumburg Convention Center. Located 28 miles northwest of Chicago, Schaumburg hosts more than 5,000 businesses and is the corporate headquarters for Motorola Solutions. More than 80,000 people work in Schaumburg’s business community which includes 10 industrial parks and more than 12 million square feet of office space. The Village is seeking a progressive, highly collaborative leader with strong administrative skills to serve as its next Engineering and Public Works Director. The position reports to the Village Manager. The current Village Manager was appointed in August, 2013. The Engineering and Public Works Department has 90 full time and 5 part time authorized positions (both union and non union) and a $60 million budget (all funds including CIP and MFT). The Engineering and Public Works Department is full service with the following Divisions: Engineering, Field Services, Support Services and Utility Services. The next Director must have a record of progressive management that emphasizes a team oriented approach to leading; strategic thinking with respect to municipal public works services and capital planning; and an emphasis on utilizing best practices and technology in the delivery of municipal services. Candidates must have a master’s degree or be willing to attain one within three years of appointment. The Village will provide financial support through a partial tuition reimbursement program. A P.E. designation is a plus. Candidates must have 5-7 years experience in executive level municipal/administrative organization in the public sector or in a field closely related to the public sector. Salary is $150,000+/- DOQ. Residency in the Village of Schaumburg is required within a reasonable amount of time. Candidates should apply by January 17 to Heidi Voorhees at www.VoorheesAssociates.com/current-positions. Electronic submission preferred. Mail submissions to 650 W. Dundee Road Suite 270, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-256-7299. Additional information available at VoorheesAssociates.com.



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