Public Works Director
City of Eagle Point, Oregon
Salary: $90,852 - $114,276
(Plus excellent benefits, including $5,000 moving expense reimbursement)
Located within southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley, just 40 miles north of the California border, the City of Eagle Point sits on the west side of the Cascade Mountains and is 10 miles north of the commercial hub of Medford. A short drive from the city leads to several lakes and rivers where residents and visitors enjoy fishing, camping, boating, and relaxing. Endless miles of hiking trails, a highly rated ski mountain, snowmobiling, camping, hunting, and boating opportunities are also all available within an hour’s drive. For those looking to explore further, the Medford International Airport is a short 15-minute drive away. The most famous regional destination is Crater Lake, which is also Oregon’s only National Park. In addition, the nearby Rogue River draws fishing enthusiasts and white-water rafters from around the country.
The City of Eagle Point’s Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining city streets, storm sewers, water storage and distribution, parks and related equipment, city facilities, and fleet management. The annual budget provides for capital projects in each of the infrastructure areas. The Department operates with a Supervisor, Lead Worker, two Specialists, two Technicians, and two Laborers. An additional position has been funded but not yet filled. This is complemented by seasonal temporary employees and professional service contracts.
Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Public Works Director directs the functions of the Public Works Department and implements procedures and practices to provide services in engineering, domestic water, stormwater, streets, and park and recreation facilities. The Director assures the efficient and economical use of departmental funds and operations and accomplishes short-term planning, long-range planning, and public facility planning.
Seven years of experience in municipal government public works operations, civil engineering, or equivalent education, training, and experience. A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, and state licensure as a P.E. is preferred but not required. Experience or knowledge in Project Management. Any combination of education and experience that the City deems appropriate will be considered.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Eagle Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: June 12, 2022 (open until filled).