Situated on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains, Bozeman, Montana, is the 4th largest city in the state, covering over 18 square miles and home to 45,250 residents. A professional City Manager is selected by and reports to the City Commission, and the City Manager oversees and directs the City’s organizational, leadership, management, budgetary, and administrative operations. The City has 416 employees and a budget of $118 million.
The Director of Public Works, who reports directly to the City Manager, has delegated leadership and oversight responsibilities for capital improvement planning, capital project construction, engineering, geographic information systems, solid waste collection, recycling, storm water, street maintenance, traffic control devices, vehicle maintenance, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, water treatment, and water distribution.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in engineering (P.E. preferred), business administration, public administration, or a related field and 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in public works operations, engineering or a related field, including at least 5 years of experience in a supervisory role. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform assigned duties and responsibilities will be considered. The starting salary range for this position is $108,481 to $119,210 depending on qualifications and experience.
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