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Public Works Director

City of West Point

Posted: Jun. 5, 2018

End Date: Jun. 25, 2018

The City of West Point GA welcomes you to apply for the open position of Public Works Director. We are a growing community with great opportunity. Our city is located along the Chattahoochee River and West Point Lake with lots of outdoor recreational opportunities. We are just 80 miles south of Atlanta strategically located on I85. The city has a thriving automotive industry and a revitalized downtown with restaurants, retail and business. West Point is a full-service city with 110 employees and a $20 million-dollar budget. The Public Works department provides a high level of service to the community.

The City of West Point is seeking a forward thinking professional capable of operating independently in an innovative and results driven environment. The director will ensure all employees observe applicable safety, health and environmental standards. This position is responsible for directing public works operations for the City of West Point, including streets and sanitation. This position also works closely with other departments within the city.

Potential candidates should have a knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field with five years related experience. Potential candidates are required to have knowledge of the techniques, equipment, and supplies used in public works construction, repair, and maintenance. Candidates should have a familiarity with budgeting, public financial management, as well as, supervision and personnel management.
The salary range for this position is $53,640.60 - $81,301.25 commensurate with qualifications, with a competitive benefits package.
Applications must be received no later June 25, 2018 at 4pm.
 To apply, submit a resume, letter of interest, and salary expectations to:
Virginia Nieves, Finance & Personnel Tech
City of West Point
730 First Avenue
PO Box 487
West Point, GA 31833
(706) 645-3544 phone, (706) 643-8150 fax