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Director of Public Works & Infrastructure job in Olathe

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Organization:  Johnson County Kansas
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Kansas (KS)
City:  Olathe
Post Code:  66061
Salary and Benefits:  The expected salary range is $105,441 – $140,588.

Johnson County Government in Olathe, Kansas is seeking applicants for Director of Public Works and Infrastructure. Johnson County is one of the nation’s premier counties, providing comprehensive services to its citizens in its role as a leading organization in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Johnson County community is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area (combined population of 1.9 million) and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector; nationally-recognized public schools; first-class cultural and recreational amenities; and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods. Johnson County is a growing and diverse community of more than 544,000 residents.

The Director of Public Works and Infrastructure is a high visibility position supporting the County’s public works and infrastructure. The successful candidate will provide strategic direction for the Public Works & Infrastructure Department. This position serves as a member of the County’s executive team and reports directly to the Deputy County Manager. As a member of the executive team, the individual will provide participative leadership within Johnson County to support the tenants of a High Performing Organization.

The ideal candidate will exhibit outstanding leadership, communication and professional engineering skills, and will possess the demonstrated capacity to successfully manage in a fast-paced public environment. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Planning, or Engineering; five years of progressively responsible experience in public works management, three years of experience in administration and supervision, two years of experience in administration of comprehensive public works services and programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to demonstrate the ability to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Licensure as a Kansas Professional Engineer is preferred.

Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The expected salary range is $105,441 – $140,588. For consideration, apply online at http://hr.jocogov.org/jobs-open-public.

Learn more about Johnson County at www.jocogov.org.

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