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Deputy Director of Public Works

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$80,800 - 109,283 depending on qualifications
  • Posted Date:11/17/2016



  • Assists the Director of Public Works in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating activities to maintain the town’s infrastructure
  • Employees in this classification perform managerial work
  • Position is responsible for supervising departmental staff; acting as Director in his/her absence; managing the execution of the town’s Capital Improvement Program;
  • Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints, and preparing and maintaining a variety of reports and records 
  • Performs related work as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering management or related field required
  • Master’s level course work in the field preferred; supplemented by six to nine years’ previous experience that includes engineering, public works management and contract administration
  • Possession of a license as a Professional Engineer, Virginia preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience


  • 7: 00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. OT as needed, emergency events


  • Town Shop, 1479 Sterling Road



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