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Director of Public Service/City Engineer

Website City of Northwood

This position is an unclassified executive position appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council. The Director/City Engineer will lead and manage the Public Works Department; provide professional direction to staff and provide executive support/management of City capital and infrastructure projects and activities. The position is responsible for the development/management of the department budget, managing all department projects such as but not limited to street/sidewalk repair, snow removal, buildings/grounds maintenance and related projects, sewer/street/roadway/facilities constructions, etc.  Position responds to City Council and public inquiries and requests; coordinates outside consultants and agencies to complete project studies, designs, plan preparation, reviews site plans and lot splits for the Zoning Department, and construction; interacts with other government agencies and cities; researches, develops, and writes Department policies; maintains a level of planning, performance and goal review to seek the accreditation by the American Public Works Association. Work involves providing managerial direction to the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation with a minimum 4-year Bachelor’s degree in engineering and/or construction management.  Possession of Ohio Professional Engineer certification required. Seven to ten years of relevant management experience with a background in engineering, project management, construction management, or related field; valid Ohio Driver’s License; or any combination of education, training and work experience which provides the required skill sets to perform the essential functions of the job.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Possession of Ohio Professional Engineer certification or must obtain within two years of hire date.

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Submit letter of interest, resume and 3 professional references to:

Northwood City Clerk

6000 Wales Road

Northwood, Ohio 43619        OR

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