Director of Public Works

City of Forest Grove | Forest Grove, OR

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Posted Date 8/01/2018

$98,917 - $126,235 annually

The City of Forest Grove is seeking a Director of Public Works, $98,917 - $126,235 annually based on qualifications plus an attractive fringe benefits package, to oversee the activities and operations of the City of Forest Grove’s Public Works Department including engineering, street, sewer, storm water and water treatment programs.

Forest Grove has a population of 23,375, is located 23 miles west of Portland and offers the advantages of small city living, as well as being only 45 minutes from downtown Portland and 60 minutes from both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast.

The Ideal Candidate will have the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. Master’s degree in related field preferred; and six years of increasingly responsible public works management experience including three years of management and administrative responsibility. Must possess current or previous registration as a Professional Civil Engineer (PE) and be able to obtain State of Oregon PE registration within twelve (12) months of hire.

To be considered, applicants must complete an abbreviated online application through NeoGov at Applicants must also attach to their application submittal a cover letter, resume and responses to the supplemental questions. Application and materials are due by 11:59 pm on August 31, 2018 (deadline for first review).

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