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Director of Public Works/City Engineer job in Ankeny

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Job Ref:  Director of Public Works/City Engineer
Organization:  City of Ankeny Iowa
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Iowa (IA)
City:  Ankeny
Post Code:  50023
Salary and Benefits:  starting salary $94,739-$104,450

The City of Ankeny, Iowa is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Public Works Director/City Engineer. The Director will plan, organize, and coordinate the functions of the Public Works Department and provide technical and administrative leadership for a variety of public improvement projects and activities, including streets, engineering, traffic signals, water, sanitary and storm sewer utilities, and infrastructure maintenance.

Must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a BS in engineering, and have seven (7) years responsible professional public works experience and/or professional engineering experience related to public infrastructure planning and development, including demonstrated administrative leadership. Must also possess a professional engineering license and maintain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Iowa. Starting salary range is $94,739-$104,450 DOQ, plus excellent benefits. Deadline to apply is May 10, 2013. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, city employment application, and copy of PE license to:

City of Ankeny

Human Resources

410 W. First St.

Ankeny, IA 50023

(515) 965-6400



Ankeny, Iowa is bringing it all together. As the fastest growing city in Iowa and one of the fastest-growing cities in the Midwest, Ankeny has a current population of approximately 50,000. Incorporated in 1903, the city is located in the Des Moines Metropolitan area at the crossroads of I-35/80. Ankeny was named one of the Top 100 Places to Live by Money Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek Best Places to Raise Kids, Family Circle Magazine's Top 10 Best Towns for Families and designated a Playful City USA community by the KaBOOM! six consecutive years. Ankeny offers a business friendly environment and an enviable quality of life with pedestrian friendly neighborhoods, numerous recreational and cultural amenities, access to higher learning and an active and engaged citizenry.

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