The City of Tualatin, population 27,000, is a dynamic, vibrant community ideally located just 12 miles south of Portland and 30 miles north of Salem, the state capitol. Situated at the intersection of Interstate Highways 5 and 205, Tualatin is a short distance to adventure: skiing, snowboarding, and sledding on majestic Mt. Hood in the Cascade Mountain Range; family-friendly summer water activities on the central Oregon Coast; national-level wind-surfing or parasailing on the mighty Columbia River, while enjoying the striking natural beauty of Multnomah Falls in the Columbia Gorge National Recreation Area.
The City seeks a Public Works Director to keep the City's water, sewer and storm systems, buildings, streets, parks and greenways, vehicles and equipment in operating order. Public Works also manages the emergency management functions for the City. For more information, please visit the Public Works website:
This position reports to the City Manager, serves on the City’s leadership team and oversees all functions and activities of the department. The Director leads a department of 28.25 FTE including seven direct reports and is responsible for developing, directing, coordinating, and implementing departmental goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards. The Public Works Director evaluates needs and develops plans and schedules for long-range public works maintenance and capital improvement programs. The Director confers with engineers, developers, architects, and a variety of outside agencies and the general public in gathering information and coordinating public works, utilities, and parks projects.
The Public Works Director has a strong depth and breadth of experience in systems, infrastructure and processes for maintaining operations. The new Director is passionate about public works and has a track record of advocating for infrastructure and maintenance. The City of Tualatin is known for focusing on citizen involvement and being a fun place to live, work and play. The new Director will share this vision, embrace the culture, and possess an innate passion for customer service and continue to champion this throughout the organization.
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