Director of Public Works
The Public Works Director is a key member of the City’s Operational Leadership Team with responsibility for operations planning, directing activities, managing projects, and supervising the day-to-day operations of the Public Works Department through subordinate staff. This position is appointed by and serves under the direction of the City Manager and requires frequent interaction with other department directors. The Director of Public Works, performs administrative and professional work in directing the activities of the Public Works Department. The Director of Public Works is responsible for planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing and directing activities with emphasis on: Project Management, Public Works Administration, Streets & Bridges, Utility Operations (Water and Wastewater), and Solid Waste Operations.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, business administration or related field and must possess a valid driver’s license.
Interested applicants are requested to complete a City employment application which can be found at www.covington.va.us under “City Government” and then “Employment” where a detailed job description can be found as well. In addition to the basic application, candidates are requested to complete a cover letter and resume. Applications are to be sent via email to email@example.com by 4:00 PM, on November 18, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled.