The Village of Mokena, IL, located approximately 40 miles southwest of Chicago, is accepting resumes for the position of Public Works Director. Mokena is a south suburban community of 20,305+ residents in northeastern Will County. This position is of department manager status and responsible for all aspects of public works services provided by the Village (managing, directing, planning and supervising all public works functions including; water and wastewater distribution/treatment, street, facility and commuter parking lot maintenance), with a reporting staff of 24 full-time employees and a ±$9.71 million operating budget. This position reports directly to the Village Administrator.
The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four year college or university with 1-3 years related experience and/or training involving public works, high-level management or related fields (with a private sector or governmental entity). Additional qualifications to include (but not limited to) excellent communication and presentation skills (both oral and written), the ability to think pro-actively and develop strategic plans, the ability to coordinate and work well with the management team/other staff members and willingness to function effectively in a fast paced environment. A high energy level and positive approach to professional responsibilities will be considered a plus. Salary range of $127,486 - $138,020 (DOQ) with an excellent benefit package. The successful candidate will work with a well-educated, seasoned management team and have numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth. Candidate must reside or be willing to relocate within 15 miles of the Village of Mokena limits. Interested individuals should review the full job description located on the Village webpage (www.mokena.org) and submit a cover letter, resume and list of (5) professional references via U.S. Postal Service to the Village of Mokena, c/o Village Administrator, 11004 Carpenter Street, Mokena, IL 60448 or electronically to email@example.com by April 15, 2020. The Village of Mokena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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