Director of Public Works
Salary: $6,618-$8,052 per month
Full-time/FLSA Exempt/Non-Union Represented
Application Deadline (1st Review): Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 5:00 pm (open until filled)
The City of Kelso, Washington is seeking qualified, highly motivated candidates with a passion for public service for the position of Director of Public Works. This position provides strategic planning, supervision, budgetary management and oversight, intergovernmental representation, administration, and direction for the operation of the Public Works Department consisting of water treatment and distribution, sewer collection, drainage, streets and traffic, parks, and community facilities divisions.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field AND any combination of education or experience that demonstrates attainment of the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities provided within the job description.
Candidates should be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, have a strong understanding of public works operations and management, experience developing and controlling multi-fund budgets, and display leadership in representing the City on various regional boards and commissions.
Application packets and a complete job description can be obtained through Patty Murray at (360) 423-0900 or by selecting the following links:
Public Works Director Position
Kelso Employment Application
Please submit a signed application, resume, cover letter, and writing sample not to exceed two pages to Patty Murray, City of Kelso, P.O. Box 819, Kelso, WA 98626, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 7, 2014.
Kelso is an Equal Opportunity Employer.