Assistant Director Public Works

Columbia County Human Resources | Saint Helens, OR

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Posted Date 3/08/2021

POSITION: ASSISTANT PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR.  This position is full time, Civil Service and not union represented.

ANNOUNCEMENT #: 21-468a DEPARTMENT: Road Department

SALARY: $6,216-$7,901 per month. Excellent benefits.

CLOSING: APRIL 2, 2020. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via electronic submission.

PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment is open to applicants who meet the requirements below and will be used to fill any current vacancy and any vacancies that may occur in up to the next twelve months. You will be notified of your status on the hiring list approximately shortly after the closing date. Please do not call regarding the status of the process, you will be notified if you are selected for an interview.

DUTIES: Assist and participate in the general management, operations, planning and direction of the Road/Public Works Department. Act as the Public Works Director in the Director’s absence. Direct, review and approve the preparation of plans, standard specifications, cost estimates and bidding procedures for a variety of public works construction projects. Manage the construction and inspection of improvement projects. Supervise staff to ensure efficient and timely delivery of maintenance and capital projects related to the Road/Public Works Department.

TO QUALIFY: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in public works, business or public administration, engineering or related field. Six years of progressively responsible experience related to public works with at least two years supervisory experience.
Licensure as a Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training not required but desirable.

TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form and a resume. To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. Email completed application, and any other requested document(s), before 5:00pm on the closing date to

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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