The City of Northglenn, a progressive municipality located just 20 minutes north of Denver, is seeking a Director of Public Works who is a hands-on dynamic leader and excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills. The Director is an integral, participative member of the City’s Leadership team who will work closely and collaboratively with the City Manager and other members of executive staff. The Director of Public Works is customer focused and has regular interactions with the community and elected officials.
This is a highly responsible department head position directing the efficient and effective delivery of all public works functions. The position requires proficiency in public works functions, personnel management, financial administration, strategic planning, project management, and systems development, all in a public service environment.
The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of public works operations, overall municipal operations, best practices and issues; possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; have experience managing a diverse work force; the ability to work with public/elected officials, federal, state, and local agencies, and community groups; and demonstrate strong problem-solving competence. Ability to work in a fast paced environment.