Public Works Director

County of Benton, OR

Job Details

  • Job Function: Public Works Director
  • Salary: $93,660 - $149,856. DOE
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 85,579
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  • Where: 4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis OR 97333
  • Form of Government: County council-administrator/mgr

Post Date: Jan 8 2018


Are you a visionary leader with a strong broad based knowledge of public works services looking to live and work in a beautiful community in Oregon? Bring your talents to a community and organization that will appreciate you!

The Director of Public Works leads, develops, and administers the Public Works Department operations and activities. The Director provides oversight, management, and direction for the Public Works personnel and programs, including capital improvement, mapping and geographical information systems, engineering and survey, roads and transportation, facilities and properties, fleet and shop, service districts, and land use. The person in this position establishes the goals and objectives for the Department and assures alignment of Public Works priorities with the County’s strategic and organizational goals. The Director is responsible for carrying out County policies and procedures and works collaboratively with other departments and community partners to improve quality of outcomes, maximize use of resources, and increase efficiencies.

Qualified applicants will possess:
BA/BS in Engineering, Public Administration, or closely related field.
10 years of directly related experience, including at least 5 years of experience supervising professional level staff in a related field
Professional Engineering License preferred
Experience: municipal public works including engineering, streets, water/wastewater treatment
Ability to obtain Oregon Drivers' License

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