Job Details

Assistant Public Works Director

City of Tigard, City of Tigard, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 11/17/2019

SALARY: $7,853.58 - $10,522.83 Monthly
$94,243.00 - $126,274.00 Annually




The City of Tigard's Public Works Department is currently seeking a qualified Assistant Public Works Director. The Assistant Director will be an experienced, organized, decisive and innovative leader with the highest degree of integrity and leadership as well as strong interpersonal skills and excellent judgment.

At the City, you will find variety, individual opportunity, career satisfaction and the pleasure of working with colleagues who are dedicated to making a difference for the City and the community.

Please review the Assistant Public Works Director classification for additional details.


•Will lead the effort of selection and implementation of a new asset management software.
•Will assist with the evaluation of the department's organizational structure and creation of a staff development plan.
•Will oversee efforts toward improving the work flow and data collection related to service requests and work orders
•Assumes management responsibility for major public works functions and activities, including the maintenance and operations of wastewater collection systems, stormwater, drainage, water distribution systems, streets, and public works engineering projects.
•Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned functions and programs.
•Assists in managing and participates in the development and administration of the Public Works annual budget and capital improvement budgets; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies.
•Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; responds to staff questions and concerns.
•Serves as acting Director in the absence of the Public Works Director.
•Performs other duties as assigned.


Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
•Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, business or public administration, or a related field, AND
•Six (6) years of management and/or administrative experience in public works maintenance and operations.


Union Representation: N/A

Schedule: Schedule is flexible during office hours of Monday-Thursday.

How to apply: Please apply online. We do not accept applications that are emailed. Applications must be received by the Human Resources Division by closing time/date. First initial review will be Sunday, November 17, 2019

IMPORTANT (Please read): In lieu of resumes and cover letters, The City of Tigard evaluates an applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience.

ATTENTION VETERANS: Please upload your DD214/Separation documentation.