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Public Works Director/Engineering Mangaer

City of Ketchikan
Ketchikan, Alaska
$112,686.36 - $151,772.16
Closing date
Oct 8, 2023

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We invite you to apply and live in Ketchikan, Alaska – The Salmon Capital of the World.

The City of Ketchikan is seeking a forward-thinking, dynamic and approachable leader to fill the position of Public Works Director/Engineering Manager. This position oversees the activities and operations of the Public Works Department including maintenance, repair, design and construction of streets, storm drainage, wastewater collection treatment and disposal systems; collection, treatment and disposal of solid waste. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, construction, public administration or facility management is required, and ten years of extensive experience in public works development, professional engineering and maintenance activities. The ideal applicant will be hands-on and diplomatic with excellent customer service skills. Annual salary range is $112,686.36 - $151,772.16 DOQ, plus benefits which includes 3-weeks of vacation, 12 days of sick leave, 9 holidays and 4 open/floating holidays your first year with a relocation stipend available.

Ketchikan is a welcoming island community with strong ties to tourism, fishing and the arts and has been named one of the “100 Best Small Art Towns in America”.  With a population of roughly 14,000 residents, Ketchikan is located on the Southern portion of the Southeast Alaska Panhandle in the Tongass National Forest, approximately 679 air miles north of Seattle, Washington. Our climate is mild with little snow; we have world-class fishing, hunting, boating and scenery and we have daily airline and ferry service. Complete job description and required application available at: Position is open until filled; EOE/AA.  


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