Public Works Dept Assistant Superintendent

The City of Mattoon Public Works Department is accepting applications for Assistant Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent helps oversee the Street and Utility Department. The Street and Utility Department constructs and maintains; streets, sidewalks, parking areas, trees, water distribution, storm sewer, and sanitary sewers. There are 19 employees and an annual budget of approximately $3 million.
The position is responsible for managing in-house construction and maintenance crews. The position is also responsible for preparing work orders, maintaining material inventory spreadsheets, preparing price quote requests, ordering materials, and coding invoices. The position is expected to work approximately 50% of the time in the office, and 50% of the time in the field. Computer/office skills are required.
The Assistant Superintendent shares the on-call responsibility for the department with the Public Works Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent is expected to be on-call and available to respond 50% of the time during the year.
Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years of responsible experience in municipal or heavy highway, maintenance and/or construction. Construction Supervisors and Engineering Technicians are encouraged to apply. The Assistant Superintendent is required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) within the first year of employment.
The starting salary is $58,000 to $66,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to; Debbie Crean, 208 N 19th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938, or, by noon on Thursday, December 21, 2017. EOE&P.
Employment is contingent upon a finalist’s ability to pass a criminal history background check and drug screening test.