Public Works Director

by July 18, 2018

“Our mission is to be a city rich in tradition and
beauty with clean, safe neighborhoods, sound
infrastructure, and opportunities for future generations.

SALARY: $70,142 DOQ

Clinton population of approximately 8800. Seeks qualified candidate to manage department of approximately 55 employees. Reports to City Manager. Administers all public works functions including operations and maintenance of streets, cemetery,water and sewer utilities, refuse collections, building and grounds, fleet maintenance, recycling, wastewater and water production. Long range planning for infrastructure needs, regulatory compliance and service excellence. Seeks grant opportunities to support public works functions. Position includes coordinating with consulting engineers and regulatory representatives. Develops departments operating and capital improvement budgets; monitors expenditures. Must possess knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to a public works system. Must possess ability to select, promote, train, counsel and discipline employees. To maximize performance and accountability of department staff. Strong leadership and organizational skills. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials, management and general public. Must possess a valid NC driver’s license.

Preferred requirements: A degree in civil engineering, or construction management, public administration or related field. Considerable experience in municipal engineering public services and water and environmental resources or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and progressive management/supervisory skills. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Applications may be obtained on our website at and submit to Resume and three (3) references are required.



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