The City of Rochester is now offering a unique opportunity for an innovative, collaborative, and high-performing individual to join the Development Services and Infrastructure Leadership team.
The Director of Public Works is a member of the City's Development Services and Infrastructure Leadership Team responsible for advancing the vision of the City's Comprehensive Plan by providing strategic leadership and direction for all activities that comprise the City's Public Works Department. Work includes, but is not limited to, the planning, budgeting, and oversight of employees engaged in the short and long term construction, operation and maintenance of the City's infrastructure assets and facilities within the Divisions of the Public Works Department. This includes Infrastructure Maintenance, Fleet and Facilities, Physical Development (Land Development, Transit, Traffic and Parking, and Engineering), and Environmental Services (Wastewater and Stormwater). The Director provides leadership that develops, reviews, updates, and implements a strategic vision and plan for the Department employees and infrastructure assets. In addition, the Director is an active member of the City's Leadership Team which is responsible to collaboratively advance the City Council's priorities, fosters the organizational Core Values, proactively engages the community, and furthers other organizational initiatives.
This position reports to the Deputy City Administrator and requires considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in carrying out the responsibilities of the Department and organization's short- and long-term vision and goals, objectives and plans.
Applications submitted by December 18, 2019, will be provided priority consideration.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Business Management, Public Administration, Engineering, Urban Planning or closely related field and at least ten (10) years of experience in a senior-level administrative position providing leadership and direction to professional and support employees. A valid driver’s license is needed.
About City of Rochester
Rochester is located in the southeast portion of Minnesota and is the state's third-largest city. Rochester is a growing city that has been consistently rated one of the best places to live in the United States. It is the home of the world renown Mayo Clinic.