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Public Works Analyst job in Winnetka

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Organization:  Village of Winnetka
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Winnetka
Post Code:  60093
Salary and Benefits:  $55,757 to $74,933 DOQ

The Village of Winnetka is seeking a Public Works Analyst, a new position that will play an integral role in the Village’s Public Works Department, and has significant responsibilities in the areas of public relations, program evaluation, budgeting, purchasing, project management, and payroll. Winnetka’s Public Works Department provides the following core services: refuse collection and disposal, roadway and right-of-way maintenance, snow removal, stormwater drainage and sanitary sewers, public facility maintenance, internal fleet services, engineering, and forestry. The selected individual will provide administrative and technical assistance to the Assistant Director, supervise customer service at the PW Yards building, act as the Department’s FOIA Officer, assist in public relations needs, serve as the liaison to the Environmental & Forestry Commission and work closely with the Water & Electric Department as well as the community.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, political science, or a related field.

 Master’s degree in public or business administration preferred.

2 to 4 years minimum recent work experience; experience in municipal government or public body strongly preferred.

Other Requirements:

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Good organization and prioritization skills. Ability to provide excellent customer service and to work effectively with elected officials, citizens, and employees. Good knowledge of business mathematics, statistics, research methodology, as well as experience with computer spreadsheets, databases and related software. Analytical, planning and management skills that can be applied to maintain/enhance a high level of services. Valid Illinois driver’s license and safe driving skills.

The weekly work schedule is normally 37.5 hours in duration, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but may be extended in the event of emergency, disaster, workload, administrative obligations, or work in progress. The position requires occasional work on some Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays and attendance at evening meetings. Work activities are typically conducted in a climate-controlled open office environment and noise levels are usually quiet.

This is an exempt position. Salary range: $55,757 to $74,933 (DOQ) plus excellent benefits.

The Village of Winnetka is an established North Shore suburban community, located approximately 20 miles north of Chicago. The Public Works Department has 30.5 FTEs and a fiscal year 2014 departmental budget of $18.4 million; it is also largely responsible for implementation of the Capital Improvements Program. In all, the Public Works Department manages and maintains over 58 miles of roadway, 109 miles of sewer lines, provides refuse collection to approximately 4,000 households, reviews over 200 development plans annually, and cares for thousands of parkway trees.

Candidates should apply with application, resume, and cover letter. Position open until filled. Applications may be obtained in person or downloaded from the Job Opportunities page at www.villageofwinnetka.org. Submit materials and direct inquiries to:

Mary Ivins, Human Resources

Village of Winnetka

510 Green Bay Road

Winnetka, IL 60093

Email: mivins@winnetka.org

Phone: 847-716-3545

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