Public Works Director Job Announcement
The City of Oak Grove is seeking candidates for the Public Works Director position. Oak Grove is located 28 miles east of Kansas City on I-70. This position is responsible for managing all of the city’s public works services including the maintenance and repair of all city roads; the operation of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems; and the coordination and review of all public works related projects. This position also inspects work in progress to ensure compliance with all city policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable laws and regulations
The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills, budget management experience, solid project management experience and a strong customer service focus. The candidate must effectively communicate with the Board of Aldermen, residents, third party contractors, and the general public. Have extensive knowledge of municipal public works functions, engineering principles, contracts, infrastructure maintenance, and capital improvement planning. The ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications is required.
Qualifications: A Bachelor of Science/Arts Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field and or 3-5 years of direct supervisory experience in the field is required. Senior management experience may substitute for educational credentials. Salary range: $68,376-$106,973, DOQ. Send letter of interest, resume, and application by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be submitted by Monday, April 8, 2019. Position open until filled. EOE.