JOB: Public Works Director – City of Lynden, WA

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    Stephanie Slade

    Job Description

    With 24 FTE’s and a total budget of $11 million for 2011, the Public Works Department is one of the City’s largest departments. Services include solid waste and compost, environmental programs, water, sewer, street, storm drainage, traffic control, building inspection, engineering, airport, and other public works projects and programs. Reporting to the City Administrator, the Public Works Director is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day leadership and management of the department.

    Job Requirements

    A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, public administration or a related field is required. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of six years previous public works experience, with at least four years utilities experience (including water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, and streets), and significant experience in a supervisory position within a public works operation. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and ability to perform the work will be considered.

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