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Employer: City of Garnett
Job Title: Director of Public Works
Salary: $50000.00 Annually

Job Description:

Director of Public Works

City of Garnett, Kansas

The City of Garnett is seeking an experienced professional to oversee the Public Works Department. The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented individual dedicated to providing high quality service. This individual will perform a variety of duties including complex supervisory, administrative, and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the Public Works Departmental operations and maintenance of the City’s transportation, natural gas, water, and stormwater systems.

Responsibilities include inventory control, purchasing supplies, ensuring the safe and efficient supply of gas and water service, maintaining compliance with all regulations pertaining to the gas and water distribution, and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation system. This position evaluates Public Works Departmental needs and formulates a budget with short and long-term plans, including capital improvement and equipment reserve plans, to meet needs in all areas of responsibility. Maintains regular contact with City, County, State, and Federal agencies, professional and technical groups, and the general public regarding department activities and services. Monitors inter-governmental actions affecting the Public Works Department. Other related duties as deemed necessary or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering or a related field;
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible public works experience;
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience;
  • Possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or have the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire;

The pay scale for this position is $50,000 - $70,000 annually with excellent benefits. Submit application, resume, and a cover letter by noon on October 7th, 2019. This position requires that the individual resides within three (3) miles of the corporate limits of Garnett within six (6) months from the date of hire. Mail application materials to 131 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett, KS, 66032, by email: chris@garnettks.net, or online at www.HRePartners.com. Complete job description and applications are available upon request. The City of Garnett is an equal opportunity employer. The position will remain open until filled.

Vacancy Number: garn163

Open Date: 8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 10/11/2019 11:59:59 PM