The City of St. Albans seeks a Director of Public Works. Over the last five years, the City has invested over $40 million in public improvement projects. The Director is critical to the successful completion and maintenance of these high profile public projects and must continue to inspire public confidence in the City’s public improvement projects. Current initiatives include a $5 million neighborhood sidewalk project; an $18 million wastewater treatment upgrade; and launch of a stormwater utility on July 1.
The Director is responsible for a wastewater treatment facility with average daily flows of 2.5 million gpd; two water plants with average daily production of 1.8 million gpd; and 24 miles of road and 35 miles of sidewalks. The Director must have strong credentials in project management, personnel management, and capital planning. The Director must also be able to direct the repair and maintenance of water and wastewater lines and develop institutional knowledge of all the City’s above and below grade infrastructure.
The ideal candidate has a blend of professional skills, broad knowledge of road and utility construction techniques and associated equipment, and the ability to lead and inspire a work force that often works in inclement conditions. The anticipated hiring range is between $75,000 and $95,000 annualized. A full job description is available at www.stalbansvt.com. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume review will begin July 1. EOE.