Public Works Director

City of Henderson
Henderson, KY

Date Posted: 8/20/2012


The City of Henderson, Kentucky is seeking a dynamic and highly qualified individual to be its next Public Works Director. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, or closely related field; supplemented by 6 to 9 years previous experience and/or training that includes civil engineering, public works administration, land surveying, or road construction; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

This position performs supervisory and administrative work in directing and managing the personnel and functions of the Public Works Department.

The purpose of this position is to plan, direct, organize, and coordinate the activities of the various divisions within the Public Works Department including Administration, Central Garage, Sanitation, Landfill, Public Way Improvement, Traffic & Control, and Municipal Facilities. This is accomplished by implementing departmental policies and procedures; planning short and long range programs, providing guidance and approval of Division’s annual work plans; dealing with major technical and administrative matters with other departments, the City Manager, the Board of Commissioners, various other commissions, outside agencies, and the public at large; and monitoring the execution of the Department’s annual budget.

The successful applicant will be appointed by the Board of Commissioners and will report to the City Manager.

Salary Information: $61,118.09 - $88,620.66

Application Instructions:

Application Deadline: 9/14/2012

All interested applicants must complete a City of Henderson application, which can be obtained from our website, or from the Human Resources Department.

Karla Beckgerd
Human Resources Specialist
P O Box 673
Henderson, KY 42419
Phone: 270-831-1200
Fax : 270-831-1213