The Village of Algonquin, IL (Pop. 30,046) is seeking applicants for the position of Village Engineer/Assistant PW Director for the Public Works Department.
GENERAL DUTIES: In this role you will be assisting the Director of Public Works in the operation and management of the Public Works Department. You will supervise six Public Works Divisions (Streets, Parks & Forestry, Underground Utilities, Water & Wastewater facilities, Public Buildings, and Vehicle Maintenance) including on-site inspection, project coordination, material resource review, work development and assignment, quality control and assurance of excellent customer service from each employee and operating division. You will also manage engineering functions including plan reviews, document preparation and review, field observations, construction inspections, consultant management, project management, and carrying out public relations activities related to public engineering projects. Essential duties and responsibilities can be found in the full advertisement here.
Education/Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Project Management or related field and at least 5 years of experience in a related field is required. Experience in drafting, Computer Aided Design (CAD), and civil engineering are desired, but not required. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois is preferred, but not required.
Skills: Considerable knowledge of civil engineering and construction principles, practices and methods as applicable to a municipal setting. Thorough knowledge of applicable municipal policies, laws, and regulations affecting Department activities. Ability to prepare, organize and maintain engineering field and office data, reports and systems; ability to effectively communicate complex technical information, orally and in writing, to contractors, developers, property owners, employees, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, Village officials and the general public. Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely; ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions is key in this position; ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public. Must ensure best in class customer service is provided to both internal and external customers.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete and submit an employment application along with a resume and cover letter no later than Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Completed applications can be mailed to: Village of Algonquin, Attn: Human Resources, 2200 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102, faxed to (847) 658-4564, or emailed to HR@algonquin.org. Please, no phone calls.
The Village of Algonquin is an equal opportunity employer within every definition of the concept. A copy of our Outreach Program is available upon request.