The City of Mattoon is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works Director.

The Public Works Director oversees the Engineering Department, Street/Utility Department, Water Treatment Plant, and the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The Public Works Director oversees the planning, budgeting, operation, construction, and maintenance of, Streets, Sidewalks, Bikeways, City Buildings & Grounds, Water Treatment & Distributions, Wastewater Collection & Treatment, Storm Water Management, Boulevard Trees, and Landscaping.

The position is responsible for 33 employees, and annual operating budget of $6.7 million, and an average annual design and construction budget of $5.0 million.

An Illinois Professional Engineering License is preferred. 10 years of service in any public works discipline, including 5 years of supervisory and administrative experience in public works administration or equivalent combination of training and experience.

The starting salary is $90,000 to $130,000 DOQ, plus IMRF retirement, health insurance, 13 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation, and 2 weeks of sick leave. The full salary and benefit schedule can be viewed by clicking here.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume & cover letter to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran