Department of Public Works Director

City of Dearborn Heights - Dearborn Heights, MI


This is highly responsible professional and administrative work in the direction of the Department of Public Service. Work involves responsibility for planning, organizing and directing a multi-function department engaged in such diverse activities as engineering, street and storm sewer maintenance, water distribution, wastewater collection and transmission, automotive repair and maintenance, buildings and grounds maintenance, and forestry activities. Assignments emphasize development of immediate and long- range plans for public works improvements, and the implementation of these plans in accordance with modern public works management principles. General direction is given to subordinate supervisors with detailed assistance given on complex technical problems. Work is performed under the general guidance of the Mayor, in accordance with City, State, and Federal policies, rules, and regulations applicable to specific areas of program activity. Work is reviewed through conferences and reports for overall program effectiveness and efficiency.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year


  • management: 5 years (Preferred)