Brookfield, IL (pop. 19,500) The Village of Brookfield is seeking progressive, energetic, highly collaborative candidates for the Director of Public Works position. Ideal candidates will have well rounded management experience with a focus on Public Works and Capital Improvement Planning. The new Director will have several unique opportunities in this position: to facilitate several major construction projects throughout the Village that were recently approved by the Village Board, to conduct an organizational analysis of the department and make recommendations to the Village Manager, and to continue to forge a dedicated group of employees into an empowered team. The Village of Brookfield is a vibrant, diverse community located 13 miles west of downtown Chicago that offers convenient transportation with numerous community amenities including respected schools, an excellent library, three Metra stations and a parks and recreation system. This non-home rule municipality is home to the Brookfield Zoo, owned by the Cook County Forest Preserve District and operated by the Chicago Zoological Society. Brookfield, once a rolling field of daisies and wild asparagus, has grown into a progressive, friendly community known for its mature trees, well maintained residences and charming downtown. This quiet atmosphere takes you away from the bustling business world of nearby suburban communities and the City of Chicago yet is only minutes away from downtown Chicago by rail. Residents consider Brookfield the best kept secret in the western suburbs of Chicago.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:
A starting salary of $115,000+ DOQ with a great benefits package is offered. Residency is not required. Apply online with resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Vice-President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (847) 380-3240. Resumes will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.
Posted:Oct 18, 2018