PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
City of Pasco, Washington
Salary: Up to $139,000
For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments."
Located along the shores of the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Pasco is a thriving community of 72,000. The region enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities from water sports to golf to outdoor theater. Pasco, along with the neighboring cities of Richland and Kennewick, comprise the Tri-Cities metropolitan area, with a population of nearly 275,000. The region is home to over 160 wineries and is known as the “Heart of Washington Wine Country,” producing some of the finest wines in the world. Pasco has enjoyed many awards and recognitions, including making the lists of "The Best Places to Invest in Real Estate in Washington" in 2015, "10 Fastest Growing Cities in Washington" in 2015, "Top Cities on the Rise" in 2014, and "The 50 Safest Cities in Washington" in 2014.
The City of Pasco Public Works Department services include the planning, design, construction, inspection, operation and maintenance of the city’s infrastructure, including all roadways, sidewalks, street signals, street lighting, storm drainage, water production facilities, water and sewer conveyance systems, process water reuse facility, and sewage treatment systems. The department is comprised of Engineering, Fleet, Water, Wastewater/Sewer, Street/Storm Water and Process Water Reuse divisions, and operates on a total budget of $72 million and employs 89 FTE’s.
Reporting to the City Manager, the Public Works Director directs, plans, manages, and reviews the activities and operations of the Public Works Department and is responsible for three direct reports: Operations Superintendent, City Engineer, and Public Works Administrative Assistant.
A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field, and 5 years of professional level experience, including supervisory and managerial experience, in the area of engineering and public works operations and maintenance. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
The City of Pasco is an equal opportunity employer. First review: December 3, 2017 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.