Director of Public Works

City of Mission, KS

Job Details

  • Job Function: Public Works Director
  • Salary: $84,399 - $122,377.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 9,516
  • Where: 6090 Woodson Rdn , Mission, KS
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Apr 16 2019

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The City of Mission, Kansas seeks a highly qualified, dynamic professional to lead the Public Works Department. The position will establish and administer long-range strategic plans and goals for the Public Works Department including street, storm sewer, traffic control, street lights, park maintenance, and other public works projects and programs. The work includes performing complex, supervisory, administrative and professional work and requires a comprehensive knowledge of all phases of public works activities and their administration. A thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration including selecting, supervising, appraising, counseling and discharging personnel and budget administration is also required.

The Director will maintain regular contact with consulting engineers, construction project engineers, City, County, State and Federal Agencies, professional and technical groups, and the general public regarding division activities and services. In addition, the position will represent the City on various local and state committees regarding any of the following: flood control, transportation projects, and environmental issues.

The Director will be a highly visible member of the leadership team who works closely with the Governing Body, citizen boards and commissions, consultants, vendors, patrons and residents.