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Villa Park, IL - Director of Public Works

Villa Park, Illinois (pop. 22,038), a western suburb of Chicago with direct access to downtown Chicago, is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Public Works.  Villa Park is a stable community comprised of richly diverse residents from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Villa Park residents are comfortable with a wide variety of housing options including single family and multi-family dwellings that are close to convenient shopping areas.

Reporting to and appointed by the Village Manager, the chosen candidate will also serve as the Village Engineer and oversee a staff of 26 full-time in six divisions (Engineering, Forestry, Permitting, Streets, Wastewater and Water).   The successful candidate will have 7-10 years of senior level management experience in a major public works setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience and have the ability to lead, coach and train staff in a focused and effective manner. Candidates should be community oriented and able to maintain positive relationships with residents, schools and the business community.  A Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or related field is required, as well as an Illinois Professional Engineer (PE) license.

The anticipated starting salary is $130,000 +/- DOQ. A comprehensive benefit package includes health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance and participation in a pension program. The Village also offers paid vacation, holidays, personal days and sick time. Candidates should apply immediately with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references online at: www.GovHRjobs.com  First review of candidates shall occur on April 1, 2019.

Questions are encouraged and can be addressed by  Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at (224) 261-8366 or mearl@govhrusa.com or Janet Gorman, Human Resources Manager, Village of Villa Park at 630-834-8500 or jgorman@invillapark.com.

The Village of Villa Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Posted:Feb 22, 2019

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