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 Subject : City of Eldora - Director of Public Works.. 12/02/2022 03:32:20 PM 
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Employer Name: City of Eldora
Position/Title: Director of Public Works
Job Location: 1442 Washington, Eldora, IA 50627
Recruitment Period: Open until filled

Due to an upcoming retirement, the City of Eldora is beginning the search for our next Director of Public Works. This position will plan, organize and direct the public works for the City of Eldora.

Eldora is a small family community located next to the beautiful Iowa River with a rich history. Eldora boasts a farm museum, prisoner of war museum, railroad museum to name a few. For family activities, enjoy a water park, bike trails, disc golf, or play a round at the Country Club. Finish the evening at the local theatre, or one of the local restaurants.

The City is anxious to identify the next candidate for this key position. The job responsibilities include:
  • Establish long term capital improvement projects or equipment replacement.
  • Advises the city administrator and others concerning public works issues which includes plans, designs, schedules, construction and inspections.
  • Responsible for maintaining street surfaces, curb and gutters, sidewalks, storm sewers, and miscellaneous construction and maintenance projects.
  • Manage all aspects of water quality for the City including: water, water distribution and waste water.
  • Provides leadership and a safe working environment for employees in multiple departments.

The ideal candidate would:
  • Possess a valid Iowa Commercial Driver’s License (ICDL)
  • Be a licensed Iowa grade ll water treatment Operator
  • Be a licensed Iowa grade ll water distribution Operator
  • Be a licensed Iowa grade lll waste water treatment Operator
  • Or would have the ability to obtain required licensing within one year of appointment
  • Have a minimum or 3 years supervisor experience
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with computer programs and office applications
  • Five years experience in public works and civil engineering
  • Ability to prepare and budget for large projects and track them through to completion

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to the following address:
City of Eldora
Attention: Human Resources
[email protected]
1442 Washington Street
Eldora, Iowa 50627


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