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Organization:  Village of Lake Zurich
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Lake Zurich
Post Code:  60047
Salary and Benefits:  $90,000 - $139,000 DOQ, full benefits

The Village of Lake Zurich is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Community Services Director. The Community Services Director is an executive position responsible for strategic leadership and operational management of the Public Works and Building and Zoning Divisions. The Community Services Director reports to the Village Manager and is responsible for operational leadership of 43 full-time employees responsible for water and sewer utility services, general services, fleet services, engineering, planning, zoning, building inspections, code enforcement, and economic development.

This position requires a master’s degree in the field of business or public administration, with a minimum of seven years of progressively more responsible leadership and management experience as a director or manager in public works, community development, or related municipal operations in an organization of similar size and complexity. Professional engineer experience a plus. Applicants must have demonstrated ability in planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, and directing complex organizations.

Applicants may contact the Human Resources Department (847-540-1692) for more information, or visit the Lake Zurich website at www.volz.org. Please submit cover letter, resume, and five professional references electronically to hr@volz.org, or by mail to Human Resources Department,70 E. Main Street,Lake Zurich,IL 60047.

The Village of Lake Zurich (19,631) is located in the southwest corner of Lake County approximately 35 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. LakeZurich is a non-home rule community governed by a Village President and a six-member Board of Trustees elected at-large in non-partisan elections who serve overlapping four-year terms. A Village Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for day to day operations of the Village. The Village has a $46 million operating budget and 160 full-time employees within seven Departments, which include Administration, Finance, Fire/Rescue, Police, Parks & Recreation, Technology, and Community Services.

The Village of Lake Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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