Horsham Township in Montgomery County, PA, is seeking a qualified professional, with experience, who is dynamic, personable and a visionary leader for the position of Director of Public Works – this position is a member of the senior management team and will report directly to the Township Manager. The Director of Public Works is responsible for developing and implementing the operations and maintenance procedures of the Public Works Department, which includes but is not limited to, managing 92.9 miles of township roadways, facilities, 830+ acres of park land and open space, stormwater management, fleet maintenance, administering the department budget and a 20+ person department.
Applicant will have significant experience; managing Public Works projects and personnel, be familiar with PA liquid fuels reporting requirements, public bidding of road, construction and contractor projects, roadway and parks maintenance, winter maintenance operations, possess proficient writing abilities for grant opportunities, have admirable verbal communication skills, and outstanding organizational and time management skills.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, engineering or an equivalent field of study with at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in public works administration including at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a union environment. Applicant must possess a valid PA driver’s license, and maintain or ability to obtain, a CDL (Class B) with air brakes certification.
A competitive salary is DOQ with an excellent benefits package; applicant is required to successfully complete a comprehensive background check and verifications.
For additional information about Horsham Township, please visit http://www.horsham.org. If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter with salary expectations and resume in one document to Dennis Haggerty, Director of Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday June 18, 2021. A full job description is available upon request. Horsham Township is proud to be and EOE who values diversity, equity, and inclusion
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