PARKS & PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
City of Snoqualmie, Washington
Salary: $144,336 - $160,368
Located just 25 miles east of Seattle, the City of Snoqualmie, (pop. approx. 14,000), is home to Snoqualmie Falls, the second most visited natural attraction in Washington State after Mount Rainier. Snoqualmie is surrounded by stunning vistas of Mount Si and the Cascade Mountains, and the area offers year-round outdoor recreation, including hiking, mountain and road biking, and fishing, as well as skiing only 30 miles east. Snoqualmie is also the official Home of the Boeing Classic PGA Champions Tour held annually at the Club at Snoqualmie Ridge. The nationally recognized Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course is designed to accommodate professional events while offering superb playability and unparalleled views.
The Parks Division of the City of Snoqualmie Parks & Public Works Department manages more than 40 parks that offer something for everyone, from walking paths and playgrounds, to tennis courts and athletic fields. Snoqualmie also has more than 540 acres of open space and approximately 35 miles of public trails. The Public Works Division is made up of a streets division and utilities division. The streets division maintains streets and roadway infrastructure through snowplowing and de-icing, pavement markings maintenance, pavement overlays, street reconstruction, sign maintenance and repair, and maintaining drainage systems. The utilities division provides drinking water, stormwater, wastewater treatment and services. The Parks & Public Works Department operates with 34 FTE's on a 2019 operations, maintenance and capital budget of roughly $30.74 million.
Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Parks & Public Works Director leads, plans, and manages the activities and operations of the department, including engineering and consultant engineering services, Parks, Streets/Storm, Treatment Works/Wastewater, Water-Collections and Distribution, and Fleet & Facilities divisions.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, public works administration, park planning, public administration, or a related field, and 5 years of supervisory experience is required. Candidates must also have 10 years of public works experience and 5 years of parks experience.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Snoqualmie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 13, 2019 (open until filled).