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Director of Public Works - City of Elmhurst, IL job in Elmhurst

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Organization:  City of Elmhurst
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Elmhurst
Post Code:  60126
Salary and Benefits:  +-/$139,358

The City of Elmhurst, IL is seeking an innovative leader for the position of Director of Public Works. As a community of 44,121, the City of Elmhurst is recognized as one of the best places to live in Illinois having first-class schools, parks, and city services. As a premier western suburb of Chicago, the City of Elmhurst is a regional destination point with close proximity to major highways and public transportation including O’Hare International Airport. The City of Elmhurst is a community rich in its heritage, invested in its present and focused towards its future.

The Director of Public Works serves as a strategic partner with City Departments and the community. Under administrative direction, the incumbent plans, organizes and administers a full-service public works department with the mission of providing superior services which includes: engineering, street maintenance, forestry and grounds maintenance, electrical, fleet services, building maintenance, water production and treatment, and water distribution and sewer collection. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in effective public service leadership.




Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field;


Six (6) years of senior level management experience in a major public works setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Previous experience in a collective bargaining work environment a plus.


Annual salary is +/- $139,358 and will reflect the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Salary is supplemented by a generous benefits package. This position was reposted on March 28, 2014. To view a full recruitment brochure, please visit http://elmhurst.org/DocumentCenter/View/8339. Applications for this opportunity will be accepted through Friday, May 2, 2014.

The City of Elmhurst is an equal opportunity/ADA employer.


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