City of Apache Junction is seeking a Public Works Director. The Public Works Director plans, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Public Works Department including engineering, field operations, public infrastructure, fleet, building maintenance, and citywide safety functions. The Director provides citywide direction in areas of policy and planning for growth, development, and maintenance of infrastructure such as roads and drainage systems. The ideal candidate is an energetic, outgoing public works/engineering professional who possesses broad experience in all areas of public works. The successful candidate comes with a big picture perspective and is flexible and creative in his/her approach to working with Public Works’ multiple customers in coming up with the best possible solutions. An understanding of the Public Works Director’s position within the larger organizational picture is a plus – a high level of political awareness is desirable. Experience dealing with the challenges of a high growth environment is highly beneficial. Candidates with the demonstrated ability to mentor and develop staff while holding them accountable will be favorably considered.
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