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Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District
1220 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229, USA
Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District is seeking an experienced District Engineer/Engineering Manager for this well-managed organization headquartered in Bellingham, WA. The District serves 11,000 customers in an 18 square-mile area located wholly within the uniquely beautiful and environmentally sensitive Lake Whatcom watershed.
Located in the northwest corner of Washington state, Bellingham epitomizes the Pacific Northwest lifestyle and consistently ranks as a highly desirable place to live. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, the city is surrounded by stunning natural beauty and known as a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.
Reporting to the General Manager, the District Engineer is responsible for managing and directing all engineering activities in the design and construction of District and developer-funded projects. This position supervises the Engineering Department staff comprised of the Construction Engineer (a PE) and Engineering Technician/Safety Officer. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, responsive, and dedicated; lead by example and adhere to high ethical standards; and have a public service-oriented mindset.
This is an excellent professional engineering opportunity just outside of the popular community of Bellingham. Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District is a well-run and financially stable organization that is proactive about maintenance and improvement of its water and sewer systems, with several large projects planned and a solid system renewal program. Due to topography and proximity to pristine Lake Whatcom, this position provides unique and exciting engineering and construction management challenges. The organization is closely knit, collaborative, professional, and committed to its mission of service to its customers while protecting the environment.
City of Elma
202 W Main St, Elma, WA 98541, USA
The City of Elma, WA is seeking a Public Works Director for this welcoming town of 3,500 located in the Chehalis River Valley midway between Washington's capital city of Olympia and the Pacific Coast. Known as the gateway to Grays Harbor, Elma offers country living within easy access of the I-5 corridor and the bigger cities of Seattle and Tacoma.
Reporting to the Mayor, the Public Works director leads the Public Works Department with a current budget of $6.1 million and a team of five crew members in addition to the Director. Departmental operations include Water, Sewer, Parks, Cemetery, Streets, and Capital Projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, reliable, personable, and capable at all levels of the operation.
Quaint and historic, with a classic small-town America Main Street, Elma is an inviting community with a strong identity, a firm grip on its heritage, and a thoughtful eye to the future. The Public Works Director is a hands-on position allowing for coordination and administration of complex capital projects and services, and also the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and work with the crew when needed.
City of Moab
217 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532, USA
The City of Moab is seeking a Finance Director to join this vibrant community of 5,300 located along the Colorado River in rugged southeastern Utah. The region is known for its stunning red rock cliffs and towering sandstone formations, attracting 3 million global visitors a year.
The City of Moab operates under a Council-Manager form of government with a budget of $24 million and a team of 89 FTEs and 102 PTEs. Administration includes the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Executive Administrative Assistant, Communications & Engagement Manager, Sustainability Director, and Housing Director.
The Finance Director is a senior-level member of the City’s leadership team, overseeing the annual budget process, ensuring that all liquid asset-related procedures and policies are contemporary and implemented, and providing strategic leadership regarding the City’s financial practices across departments.
The City’s ideal candidate enjoys working closely and collaboratively with staff and department heads, excels at budget development and forecasting, appreciates the culture of the community and has solid debt servicing, bond market and investment experience.
This is an excellent opportunity to bring your passion for public service and make a positive impact at the dynamic and future-focused City of Moab. Come work with great people and enjoy a work-life balance in a world-renowned outdoor destination that attracts over 3 million people a year. The new Finance Director will play a key role on the City team, supporting development and redevelopment in this growing community that is poised for success.
City of Moab
Moab, UT, USA
The City of Moab is seeking a Parks, Recreation & Trails Director to join this vibrant community of 5,300 located along the Colorado River in rugged southeastern Utah. The region is known for its stunning red rock cliffs and towering sandstone formations, attracting 3 million global visitors a year. The City serves a population of 5,300 with a budget of $24 million and a team of 89 FTEs and 102 PTEs.
As the primary purveyor of public parks and recreation services to the region, the Parks and Recreation Department oversees the upkeep, planning, and improvement of the City parks and trail systems; administers traditional sports leagues; manages an aquatic center; and develops creative programming in partnership with other community organizations across the City. The Director is in charge of supervising and coordinating these varied functions along with their capital programming needs, and is also responsible for the planning, development, and long-term health of Moab’s urban trail network. This position requires excellent customer service skills and an advanced sense of diplomacy when dealing with internal and external constituents.
This is a unique opportunity to join a friendly community and improve the quality of life through the Parks and Recreation department. Moab is a tight-knit community that offers small-town charm and is a world-renowned destination for outdoor enthusiasts. City employees are dedicated to their community and organization and have a strong professional work ethic. This is an exceptional opportunity to play an important role in helping the community make positive changes and progress vis-à-vis diversity, equity, and inclusion. Come join an outstanding group that works well as a team.
City of Oak Park Heights
Oak Park Heights, MN, USA
The City of Oak Park Heights, MN is seeking a City Administrator for this vibrant community of 4,750 located alongside the scenic St. Croix River, just east of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Residents appreciate their city's charming small-town atmosphere, convenient amenities, abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation, and easy access to the big city offerings of nearby Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The City of Oak Park Heights serves a population of 4,750 with a 2023 total General Fund budget of $6.8 million and a team of 22 FTEs. Departments include Administration, Police, Finance, and Public Works. The community is financially strong with an AA2 Bond rating and is two years away from being debt free. It has a very stable staff history and a combination of municipal and privately contracted public services. The City operates under a “Plan A, Council-Administrator” form of government, consisting of a Mayor and a four-member Council.
This is a great opportunity to join a well-tenured and established City Council and staff team in continuing to build a community recognized for its excellent quality of life and amenities. The position is available due to the retirement of its long-term City Administrator who is leaving a solid department head team, a positive and trusted organizational culture, very positive financial conditions, and strong City Council/Staff relations. Given its suburban environment, the next City Administrator will have great opportunities for continuing to build on the strength of the organization and to further develop and strengthen collaborative relationships with other community and governmental entities.
City of Kennewick
Kennewick, WA, USA
The City of Kennewick is seeking a Human Resources Director for this vibrant community of 85,320 located in southeastern Washington along the banks of the Columbia River. The city is known for its affordability, relaxed-living vibe, historic downtown and waterfront district, and 300 days of sunshine each year.
The City of Kennewick has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere where employees genuinely care about each other and their community. Employees are recognized as the City’s most valuable asset, rewarded for their performance, and provided with challenging opportunities that will help them progress in their professional careers.
THE HR DIRECTOR
Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the HR Director is a key advisor to the executive team and will ensure that policies and decisions are made in the best interest of the City. The HR Director will be responsible for working with other City leadership and the City Manager to ensure all areas of HR are kept up to date and in compliance with current laws and expectations. The HR Director will be vital in ensuring the City is an employer of choice in the Tri-Cities area.
This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy a high quality of life in one of the premier communities in Washington. The new Human Resources Director will have the opportunity to work with a leadership team that is professional, dynamic, and dedicated. The HR Director will have a direct hand in shaping the organizational culture to continue to attract and retain the best and brightest professionals to further the City’s outstanding service delivery.
City of Maple Valley
Maple Valley, WA, USA
This is an excellent opportunity to work in the beautiful City of Maple Valley in Western Washington. Maple Valley is a friendly community with a great quality of life, a stable Council-Manager form of government, and has been one of the fastest growing communities over the last decade. The new Finance Director will join a dedicated and professional finance team and serve as a key member of the City’s senior leadership team to solidify the City’s long-term capital project funding plan and implement a long-term financial sustainability strategy for the City.
Coupeville, WA 98239, USA
This is a unique opportunity to join a well-managed County with a Board of Commissioners committed to the quality of life of its residents. The new Public Works Director will join a high-functioning leadership team and lead a workforce that is very capable with a strong professional work ethic, well-regarded, and dedicated to their community and organization. There are several exciting capital projects planned that will make a difference for Island County residents. If you are an executive level professional looking to play an impactful role in shaping the future of this dynamic County while maintaining its appeal and quality of life, this may be the right opportunity.
City of Olympia
Olympia, WA, USA
Olympia Fire Department (OFD) is an all-hazards department employing 114 full-time career staff from four stations, a fire training facility, and a vehicle repair facility. At minimum staffing, there is a full complement of 20 members on duty. In 2022, OFD responded to 15,555 calls across its service area of approximately 25 square miles.
The Olympia Fire Department is a premier fire department protecting the City of Olympia and the Washington State Capital. The next Fire Chief will join a proud organization that is dynamic, effective, and upbeat. The City is looking for an experienced leader who can modernize the department while building upon the department’s rich history. The new Fire Chief will have the opportunity to develop a vision and strategic plan for the department’s future. If you are a collaborative and visionary leader with the ability to deliver outcomes for the community, this is an excellent opportunity you will want to pursue.