Employment

CURRENT OPENINGS:

DIRECTOR/ENGINEER

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Alleghany County is accepting applications for a Director/Engineer to lead the Department of Public Works. Requires considerable knowledge of the functional service areas of a local government public works department, to include but not limited to water, sewer, solid waste management, planning, zoning, building inspections, engineering, and code compliance; preparation, administration, and evaluation of the budgets for the same; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of civil/sanitary engineering; considerable knowledge of local government human resources principles and practices; and considerable knowledge of risk management principles and practices related to local government public works operations. Will assume responsibilities for the Public Works Department in operations, management, budget, finance, risk management, and provide general administrative leadership for the Department of Public Works. Must possess 3 years experience in similar field and relevant bachelorís degree in public administration, business management, or engineering; experience in public works preferred; licensure as a professional engineer preferred, but not required. Other combinations of related educational attainment or experience may be considered. Must demonstrate strong ability to provide leadership and work effectively in a team environment among departmental and local government colleagues. Requires effective written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking; proficiency in Microsoft Office products; and experience with municipal software. Work to be performed independently under the general supervision of the County Administrator/Assistant County Administrator with considerable opportunity to apply initiative and judgement. Must possess valid Va. driverís license. Apply by cover letter and resume (include salary history) to: Alleghany County Administratorís Office, Attn: Jon Lanford, 9212 Winterberry Avenue, Covington, Virginia 24426. If you have already submitted an application, you do not need to resubmit.  Position open until filled. Starting salary range negotiable based on experience. EOE.

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