Public Works Director Hiring Salary Range: $121,091 to $133,661 The City provides an attractive benefit package. Final filing Deadline: Monday, October 17, 2022.
The City has an excellent full-time job opportunity available as the Public Works Director.
Apache Junction is a desert community at an elevation of 1,175 feet above sea level located 35 miles directly east of Phoenix on Highway 60 (the Superstition Freeway).
Reporting to the City Manager, the Public Works Director serves as a member of the City’s Executive Management Team. The Director plans, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Public Works Department including engineering, field operations, public infrastructure, fleet, building maintenance, and citywide safety functions. The Director coordinates assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies and performs responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager. The Director provides citywide direction in areas of policy and planning for growth, development, and maintenance of infrastructure such as roads and drainage systems. Direct reports to the Public Works Director include the City Engineer, Public Works Manager, Fleet Manager, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, Administrative Services Manager, and Administrative Assistant.
The ideal candidate is an energetic, outgoing public works/engineering professional who possesses broad experience in all areas of public works. As the Director interacts with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills are of the utmost importance. The successful candidate comes with a big picture perspective and is flexible and creative in his/her approach to working with Public Works’ multiple customers in coming up with the best possible solutions. The ideal candidate will have the proven ability to work with disparate groups and bring them together in the spirit of collaboration and teamwork, as well as come up with practical solutions to challenges.