Public Works Director

City of Liberty Lake, Washington | Liberty Lake, WA

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Posted Date 2/22/2024

Public Works Director

City of Liberty Lake, Washington

Salary$113,362 - $127,665


Located just over a mile west of the Washington-Idaho border in the heart of the Inland Northwest, Liberty Lake, Washington, is approximately 16 miles east of Spokane and 16 miles west of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Liberty Lake is home to over 13,000 residents and is experiencing rapid growth. The lake, for which the city is named, is surrounded by hills on three sides, which offer stunning panoramic views. Liberty Lake is a safe, family-friendly and engaged community that offers great civic pride, quality recreational and educational opportunities, abundant trails and green space, and many golf courses.


The City of Liberty Lake Public Works Department is committed to maintaining and enhancing the City's trails, parks, streets and storm water systems. The department also manages the city's capital projects and keeps buildings in working order. The Public Works Department has a budget of $5,550,000 and 14 FTEs.  Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Director of Public Works is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the city’s service delivery in a variety of programs, including facility maintenance, street maintenance, storm drainage maintenance, trail maintenance, fleet maintenance, mowing, and snow removal, as well as the annual programming and implementation of the capital facilities plan.


Education & experience: A bachelor’s degree in engineering, public administration, business administration or a closely related field; or a combination of experience and education. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible management experience in the field of Public Works Administration. Five (5) or more years of experience supervising direct reports. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Professional Civil Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Washington is preferred, but not required.


For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Liberty Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by March 24, 2024. (Applications reviewed as submitted. Open until filled.)

Salary113,362.00 - 127,665.00 Annual
Job Category
Local Government
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