Director of Public Works


The Village of Round Lake, Illinois (population 18,289), seeks experienced candidates for the Director of Public Works to manage and supervise the engineering and public works functions for the Village as well as oversee the management, operation, maintenance, and capital improvement program for the public infrastructure consisting of the water distribution system, sanitary sewer collection system, streets, sidewalks and other related Village infrastructure.


The Director of Public Works is a senior management level position that is appointed by the Mayor and reports to the Village Administrator. The successful candidate shall have high integrity and a demonstrated track record in effective customer service, team building within the department and with other departments, and experience with succession planning and collective bargaining.


Requirements for the position include a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. Candidates will be expected to have 5-10 years increasingly responsible experience in executive level public works in the public sector or in a field closely related to the public sector. A Professional Engineering license is a plus. Additional information about the position is available upon request. 


Salary range $74,640 - $105,287 with excellent benefit package. Candidates should e-mail resume, cover letter, salary history and five professional references to admindept@eroundlake.com or mail to: Human Resources Coordinator, Sue Henley, Village of Round Lake, 442 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073.


Position open until filled. The Village of Round Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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