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Assistant Public Works Director

Job Title

Assistant Public Works Director


Permanent, Full – Time

STARTING SALARY $ 52,000-$58,500 per year

OPENING DATE April 24, 2017

CLOSING DATE May 19, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

The Town of Elon is accepting applications for Assistant Public Works Director. Elon is an active community with a population of 10,357, which includes Elon University. This position develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates projects and programs benefiting the community; assists the Public Works Director with supervising staff and planning, organizing, and managing the operations and services of the Public Works Department including street construction and maintenance, water and sewer system construction and operation, general maintenance of town property and equipment, solid waste collection and disposal, and other duties as assigned.


Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration, engineering,   or other closely related field; and three to five years of supervisory and management experience in  the construction and maintenance of streets, buildings, recreation and grounds facilities, water and sewage piping systems, and facility management; and considerable experience in project/construction management, grant/contract administration, planning and implementing community outreach/public education programs, or an equivalent combination of related education, training and/or experience to perform the essential duties of the position. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products required. Must be able to obtain N.C. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-B), N.C. Level B Water Distribution, and N.C. Level II Sewage Collection.


Interested candidates who meet the position requirements for educational training and related job experience and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience must submit a town application to: Misty Hagood, Finance Officer, P.O. Box 595, Elon, NC 27244. Interested candidates should apply by May 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  The required Town of Elon application is available at  Resumes may accompany the completed application.

The Town of Elon is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment background check and drug test are required.


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