Public Works Director

  • City of Mountlake Terrace
  • Mountlake Terrace, Washington
  • Mar 24, 2023
Full Time Public Works Executive
  • Salary: $137,964 USD Annually
  • Salary Top: $162,312
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Jun 22, 2023


The City of Mountlake Terrace, WA is seeking a Public Works Director for this friendly and diverse community of 22,000 just north of Seattle. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing and well-managed City with a new city manager, strong staff, and supportive council. Mountlake Terrace is poised for unprecedented growth related to its strategic location along I-5 and both a new light rail station and Town Center that will bring redevelopment and investment in the community.   

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the City Manager, the Public Works Director oversees a 2023 budget of $41 million and a team of 37 FTE’s with five major areas of responsibility: Administration, Fleet Management, Water/Sewer Maintenance, Street/Stormwater Maintenance, and Engineering. Mountlake Terrace is in the midst of a major makeover with a newly renovated Civic Campus, updated Town Center Plan, Main Street Revitalization, implementation of the Ballinger Park Master Plan, and Sound Transit light rail under construction and opening in 2024.  

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Additional Information

GMP Consultants is assisting the City of Mountlake Terrace with this search. Learn more at The City of Mountlake Terrace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is April 23, 2024. 

Job Address

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