Public Works Director
Lincolnshire, IL (population 7,500) The Village of Lincolnshire seeks highly qualified, experienced, and innovative public works professional to leads its Public Works Department (26.25 FTE). The Village of Lincolnshire is located 34 miles north of downtown Chicago in Lake County and is one of the area’s premier suburbs with excellent schools, generous open spaces, a vibrant business community, winding roads and luxurious homes. The Public Works Department includes the operation of public works, engineering, parks maintenance, water distribution and facility maintenance. This position is responsible for administering and supervising all aspects of the Public Works Department. The position provides advice and direction on Public Works matters to the Village Manager, Village Board, Village Departments and the public as well as to other governmental agencies.
Successful candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Administration, Civil Engineering, construction management or a related field; a related advanced degree and/or Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification is a plus. A minimum of 8 years of management level experience in public works administration is desirable. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal leadership, long-range planning, motivational and administrative skills. Open, accessible, participatory management style with excellent communication skills essential. The successful candidate will be an experienced executive with a proven track record in progressive public works management and ability to work closely with department managers as well as elected officials. Appointed by Village Manager.
Salary: +/- $125,000 DOQ
Agency Contact: Please send cover letter, resume, salary history and four (4) work related references to Brad Burke, Village Manager, Village of Lincolnshire, One Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.
Deadline: October 18, 2013.
Contact/Send to Leslie Ulibarri
Lincolnshire Village Hall