Job: DIrector of Public Works - Sault Sainte Marie, MI, City of Sault Ste. Marie, Sault Sainte Marie, MI

General Information

Job title:
DIrector of Public Works - Sault Sainte Marie, MI
Job location:
Sault Sainte Marie, MI  49783 United States
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Salary is $79,500 - $85,143 DOQ/Experience and is augmented by an excellent benefits package.
Job category:
Public Works

Job Description

The City of Sault Ste. Marie is conducting a national search for a Director of Public Works. The ideal person will be highly strategic and be capable of providing inspirational leadership and continuous improvement of public services. The next Public Works Director will lead a team of 45 employees addressing streets, snow plowing and removal, water treatment and transmission, sewer collection and wastewater treatment, cemetery and marina services.

The Public Works Director also oversees the annual development of a $7 million budget and proactively addresses infrastructure maintenance needs citywide. This position requires a proven track record of working effectively directing a team while managing large-scale public works programs.

Salary is $79,500 - $85,143 DOQ/Experience and is augmented by an excellent benefits package. Click Here for Full Job Description. Ample access to nearby recreation and winter sports is an irreplaceable non-monetary fringe benefit.

Job Requirements


• A Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, public utilities management, civil engineering or comparable field;
• Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in municipal public works management roles, including four years in a supervisory capacity;
• An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable;
• Ability to multi-task and perform with evolving priorities.

Apply online at with a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references as soon as possible and no later than January 17, 2020. Confidential inquiries are encouraged to Ryan Cotton, Vice President, GovHR USA at 847-380-3240, ext. 114 or Credentials accepted until the position is filled. More information at and (EOE)
(Job number: 3869448)
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