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Director of Public Service/City Engineer

Website City of Northwood

The City of Northwood is seeking to fill the full-time position of Director of Public Service/City Engineer. 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.

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