Director of Public Works Annual salary range: $113,600 to $144,000 The City provides a generous benefits program. Application deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019.
The City of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, is looking for an innovative and driven leader to serve as its next Director of Public Works. Wheat Ridge offers a mix of retail/commercial businesses and unique residential neighborhoods with easy access to the Denver metropolitan area.
The Public Works Department of 31 employees provides services to residents in the areas of engineering, fleet management, construction management, streets and storm sewers, and development review. The Director will lead the operations and engineering teams and will also project manage and engineer high level projects.
The successful candidate will actively participate as a member of the Executive Management Team and will assume duties of the City Manager as directed. The ideal candidate is a hands-on manager who enjoys remaining close to the work. Excellent communication skills are needed in this role as well as a sense of excitement and passion for the profession.
To be considered, please submit a detailed resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted until the late stages of the recruitment and will be coordinated with the successful candidate). Your resume should reflect both years and months with regard to the employment dates for current and prior positions held. Please submit your materials through the CPS HR website at: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=463