Public Works Director Annual salary range: $145,600 to $218,400 Application deadline: Open until filled. First resume review: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The City of Greeley seeks a new Public Works Director. Greeley lies east of the front range of the majestic Rocky Mountains and northeast of Denver. Residents enjoy a four-season climate, living in a safe community, and being part of a robust economy. The City has received numerous accolades – in the past year alone it has been recognized as a Top Boomtown in America, a Best Place to Raise a Family in Colorado, and as one of the Hottest Job Markets.
The Public Works Director – a position that reports directly to the City Manager with day to day supervision provided by the Deputy City Manager for Community Building – is responsible for overseeing these functional areas of the Department: civil engineering, traffic, streets, transportation services, transit, stormwater utility, fleet maintenance, facility maintenance, public parking and other public works projects and programs streets, facilities, capital projects, stormwater, and transit operations. The Public Works Director is expected to engage other City departments such as Water and Sewer, Community Development, and Culture, Parks, and Recreation in a collaborative manner. The Public Works Director is also expected to be a key contributor to the City’s Executive Team and serve as a convener, collaborator and driver. This is a highly responsible executive staff-level professional position performing administrative work and serving as the department Director providing leadership and strategic direction. The incumbent performs complex managerial, administrative, and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the department. The incumbent works in partnership with other employees, departments/divisions, agencies, and the public in delivering effective and innovative services.
City employees describe Greeley as a community and organization seeking excellence – they are focused on the services that they offer and how they deliver them in order to reach the community’s potential. Teamwork is valued in supporting one another and creating accountability. The organization is moving to create a more agile work environment and be an employer of choice. There is a great opportunity for growth and development as individuals and as an organization as the community evolves.