Author Topic: Employee Position: Public Works Director, City of Hiawatha  (Read 1634 times)


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Public Works Director

City of Hiawatha is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Public Works Director.  Hiawatha is a rural community located in northeastern Kansas, the community’s population is approximately 3,400 and Hiawatha is the County seat of Brown County.

The Public Works Director reports to the City Administrator and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Water, Sewer, Streets and Parks departments.  The position also performs an assortment of maintenance work, operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the City’s water, street, sewer, sidewalks, parks, City buildings and storm drainage facilities.

Qualifications for the Public Works Administrator position include a thorough knowledge of city utilities, construction, equipment and infrastructure required.  Ability to operate equipment including dump trucks, utility trucks, loader, trencher, street sweeper, bobcat, backhoe, mower and other types of machinery.  Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and possess excellent public relation skills.  Starting salary and benefits are negotiable based upon experience and qualifications. 

Comprehensive resumes are to be submitted to: Hiawatha City Administrator Lynne Ladner, 701 Oregon St. Hiawatha, KS 66434. Email address for electronic submissions is   Resumes will be accepted through the close of business July 30, 2010.