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Public Works & Engineering Director - Cushing, OK (ID: 293448)

Title Public Works & Engineering Director
Type Engineering
Date Posted January 9, 2018
City / Organization Cushing, OK
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The City of Cushing is now accepting applications for the Public Works & Engineering Director.  

Are you a strategic thinker with excellent analytical skills? 

Are you highly skilled at presenting complex information in an understandable manner to the public? 

Do you enjoy implementing new programs to increase operational efficiencies while providing quality public service? 

Are you calm and enthusiastic, a good listener, and an excellent mentor? 

Are you interested in a leadership position where you have the leeway to exercise independent judgement and initiative? 

If you answered yes to the questions above, you may be the right candidate to become the next Public Works & Engineering Director for the City of Cushing. 

The City of Cushing is Payne County’s second largest city and is known as the Pipeline Crossroads Capital of the World. We have rich history in the oil storage industry. Cushing is within 30 minutes of Big 12 Conference member Oklahoma State University and is ideally situated within an hour of Oklahoma City and Tulsa. 

The City of Cushing is seeking an individual to lead an interdisciplinary team with broad responsibilities. Department activities include the planning, design, and construction of the municipal capital improvement program for streets, water and wastewater utilities, and a wide variety of public facilities. Responsibilities include the maintenance of streets and potable and wastewater utilities and we also own and operate our own power production plant. 

The successful candidate will have expert level knowledge in management theories, principles and techniques, and the organization and administration of public works agencies. In addition, the successful candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, be skilled in building and maintaining effective working relationships with government officials and special interest groups. The candidate must be able to resolve conflict and build consensus where there are differing opinions and interests, have a strong history of developing and implementing new programs or services to increase operational efficiencies, and the ability to lead a team of professional staff in delivering excellent services to the community we serve. 

Desired Qualifications 

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Environmental Science or a closely related field. In addition, candidates should have a minimum of five years of experience in the planning, construction, maintenance, or operations of public facilities, utilities, or transportations systems. At least three years of this experience must have been at a managerial level and must have included responsibility for supervising professional level staff. Registration as a Professional Engineer is highly desirable. 

A generous salary and benefits package are available with this position. 

For more information about this position, or the City of Cushing, please contact: 
Tracie Rose, Human Resources Director,, 918-225-1659. 

The Public Works & Engineering Director serves at the pleasure of the City Manager. 

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled 

A resume and completed project summary must be emailed to Human Resources. This announcement remains open until filled. 

Applications will be reviewed beginning Monday, February 5, 2018. 

The City of Cushing is an equal opportunity employer committed to multi-cultural diversity. 

Job Post Expiration Date   February 5, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .