Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Fort Madison


City of Fort Madison, Iowa

The City of Fort Madison, Iowa is recruiting for a Director of Public Works to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operations of the Public Works Department.
This includes streets, water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, storm water, solid waste, and parks.
The Director leads a staff of 48 with an operating budget of $10.2 million.
The ideal candidate will be a hands-on professional with strong leadership and project management skills.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in engineering, business administration, public administration or a related field; six years of increasingly responsible experience in public works management, construction, or a related field, including three years of management and administrative responsibility; experience in the operation of a water and/or wastewater treatment plant and water distribution and wastewater collection system; experience in design and/or construction of public works and parks projects; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Those wishing to apply for the position of Public Works Director must return:
1) a compelling letter of interest,
2) a completed City job application, and
3) a comprehensive resume to the City Clerk of Fort Madison no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, Dec.
6 th .

The starting salary range for this position is $75,000 to $95,000.
The City offers a competitive benefits package.
The City of Fort Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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