Public Works Director

Organization: Independence, Missouri
Salary: The salary range is $76,524 to $125,596 plus excellent benefits. The beginning salary is negotiable DOQ.
Close Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description:

(Population: 115,000)


The historic City of Independence is a national All-America City with a growing population of more than 115,000. The City is seeking an energetic and experienced public works executive to lead its highly respected Public Works Department (Department). The Director is responsible to the Deputy City Manager for the strategic planning and progressive management of the Cityís full service public works program which includes the administration of a $101 million voter approved sales tax supported multi-year capital program.

The Department has 93 full-time and numerous part-time and seasonal employees and functions on an operating budget of over $9 million. It operates from several facilities and is divided into the following units: Administration, Administrative Support, Engineering, Property Management, Fleet Maintenance and Street Maintenance.

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelorís degree (Masterís preferred) in Civil Engineering, Public Administration or closely related field combined with at least six years of progressively responsible public works experience including a substantial amount at the supervisory and management level. Excellent writing, verbal, human relations, leadership and management skills are required. The salary range is $76,524 to $125,596 plus excellent benefits. The beginning salary is negotiable DOQ.

The City intends to fill this position as soon as possible. It will remain open until filled. If interested, please submit a cover letter, your resume and present salary without delay by mail, fax or e-mail to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, GA 30071-1357
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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