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Stephenville is located in the heart of North Central Texas in Erath County. A city of 23,120 friendly people in 11.79 square miles, Stephenville is an inviting, gracious community with a rich western heritage in a beautiful country setting along the Bosque River. It is distinctively Texan: independent, hardworking, and intelligent. Known as the “Cowboy Capital of the World” as its home to more professional rodeo cowboys and cowgirls than anywhere else, and the “City of Champions” as it’s committed to excellence in youth and civic organizations, Stephenville takes pride in having a small-town charm, where a strong work ethic, family values, and a giving heart is the foundation of the community. Stephenville serves as the county seat and principal commercial, medical, retail, and industrial center of 45,670 county residents. It has four major highways and a prime location 100 miles southwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
The City of Stephenville is seeking an Assistant Director of Public Works who is an excellent fit for the organization, can multi-task, and is a Registered Professional Engineer. This person should have a comprehensive knowledge of the standard practices and procedures of civil engineering and construction, particularly as it pertains to municipal infrastructure including transportation systems, water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, storm sewer systems, water treatment, wastewater treatment, and solid waste.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field and licensing as a Texas Registered Professional Engineer. The selected candidate should have three to five years of progressively responsible experience in municipal engineering, project management, and maintenance of public works infrastructure. Experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred, as well as a familiarity with pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations governing municipal infrastructure. A valid Texas driver’s license and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel are required.
The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $103,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
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