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Organization:  CITY OF PORT ARTHUR
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Texas (TX)
City:  Port Arthur
Post Code:  77640
Salary and Benefits:  $86,149/yr. - $107,077/yr. (DOE&Q) with an excellent fringe benefits package after six (6) months of employment

The City of Port Arthur seeks a dynamic, proactive, qualified individual to fill the vacancy of Director of Public Works. This individual will be part of the City’s management team reporting to the City Manager. A keen understanding of quality management and customer service concepts is vital as this position has considerable public contact, which requires the ability to work with culturally diverse populations. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the management of various Divisions of Public Works: Streets, Drainage, Solid Waste, Engineering, Landfill, Electrical and Equipment Services. Excellent oral, written, and computer skills required.

Any combination of experience and training consisting of at least seven (7) years of increasingly responsible public works administrative experience supplemented with three (3) years in a supervisory capacity. The equivalent to a Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, civil, and other engineering discipline, or a closely related field. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Texas Driver’s License within six months of appointment; possession of, or ability to obtain, a certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas within twelve months of appointment.

The salary range is from $86,149/yr. - $107,077/yr. (DOE&Q) with an excellent fringe benefits package after six (6) months of employment.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and a résumé to the address, email, or fax number listed below by December 12, 2013 to be included in the first review. A complete job description is available on www.portarthur.net.


ATTN: Dr. Albert Thigpen

Director of Human Resources

P.O. Box 1089

Port Arthur, Texas 77641-1089

Email: cgibbs@portarthur.net

Fax (409) 983-8282


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