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Director of Public Works for Dumfries, VA (Updated Salary Range)

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This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than September 5, 2017. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at alewis@springsted.com or 804.726.9748.
Dumfries, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce!

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Director of Public Works for Dumfries, VA (Updated Salary Range)
Posting Number 201200294
Organization Dumfries, VA
Position Category City Government

Position Summary Information

Brochure BROCHURE
Job Description

The Town of Dumfries, VA, located 27 miles south of Washington D.C. and home to a prominent place in history as Virginia’s oldest continuously chartered town, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Public Works Director.

The Public Works Director, under the direction of the Town Manager, oversees the day-to-day operations and administration of the Public Works Department. The department encompasses transportation planning and project management, storm-water, site and building plan review and inspections, information technology, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program efforts in accordance with the U.S. Clean Water Act, and operations. The Director must ensure capital improvement projects and maintenance projects are performed according to project terms, in compliance with contract guidelines, and in a timely manner. The Director serves as the Town’s representative by working with the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) on transportation related matters and projects.

The application deadline is September 5, 2017. The salary range is between $70,000 – $80,000 DOQ/E, with benefits including participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, and medical insurance. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on-line at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/postings/1337. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at alewis@springsted.com or 804.726.9748.

The Town of Dumfries is an EOE

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field; supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public works operations and administration; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The Town of Dumfries is looking for candidates who possess strong leadership skills, the ability to delegate authority, the ability to plan and implement short term and annual goals and are able communicate effectively with others. The successful candidate must be decisive, creative and have the ability to exercise judgement in critical and/or unexpected situations.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/16/2017
Close Date 09/05/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualified candidates should click “Apply Now” at the link above, complete the application and upload their cover letter and resume. A first time applicant will need to create an account on the left hand side before applying.

This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than September 5, 2017. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at alewis@springsted.com or 804.726.9748.

Dumfries, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce!

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