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Director - Public Works job in Port Orchard

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Organization:  Kitsap County
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Washington (WA)
City:  Port Orchard
Post Code:  98366
Salary and Benefits:  $105,102.40 - $134,160.00 Annually

Under broad direction and oversight from the Board of County Commissioners, the incumbent in this position plans, organizes, and directs the activities and operations of the Engineering, Road Maintenance, Equipment Rental & Revolving Fund, Wastewater Utility, Stormwater Utility and Solid Waste divisions to assure the effective construction, maintenance, and operation of the County's infrastructure: roads, solid waste, wastewater, storm drainage, and related functions. As an American Public Works Association (APWA) Accredited Agency, and as a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services, the Director is responsible to ensure APWA re-accreditation documentation and practices are continuously up-to-date. The Director serves as chief staff advisor to the Board of County Commissioners and various other departments and agencies on all public works related matters in the County. The Director is directly accountable to the Board of County Commissioners. This appointed position is at-will and the incumbent’s continued employment with the County is at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners. The appointment may be revoked at any time with or without cause and without right to appeal.


Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business, or public administration, or closely related field, from a college, university or school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education, AND
  • Ten years or more years of high-level management experience, involved in the planning, design, operation and construction of governmental public works projects; including five years of supervisory and managerial responsibilities, OR
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work; AND
  • Washington State Professional Civil Engineer License


For more information and to apply please visit our web site at www.kitsapgov.com/jobline

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