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Director of Public Works - City of Decatur indianapolis, indiana


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Hello,
Thank you for taking the time to view our position recruitment. Now its up to me to draw you into what I believe is a great opportunity for that up and coming candidate or the seasoned professional that has plenty of fuel left in the tank. So, here I go...
A recent re:organization has flattened the organization, provided an ongoing 300,000 + savings in personnel costs, created new departments and expanded the responsibilities of department heads to include the Public Works Director. The Citys Water Production Department is now a direct report to the Public Works Director.
You will be replacing a seasoned Public Works Director after a 40 + year career in the field and nearly 10 years with the City of Decatur. While I expect your perspective on the department and encourage new ideas to save taxpayer dollars and improve efficiencies he is handing the keys of a solid department over to the new Public Works Director.
As you will read in greater detail in this recruitment brochure this community is solidly in its Infrastructure chapter of Decaturs history. Not necessarily glamorous, but it is exciting to be a part of this. Revenue streams are in place to complete the millions of dollars worth of projects (streets, water, fiber and sewer) that are underway to catchup with postponed improvements and clearly positioning ourselves for business expansion/growth and new opportunities. There truly is a buzz in this community and its contagious
I need my next Public Works Director to be high energy, well:spoken and able to articulate public works language in a way it is understood by my elected, staff and most importantly the community. To mention a couple of other areas with high importance to me is a person that pursues green opportunities and is tech savvy. In return I will equip you (your department) with the training/tools necessary to complete your job and most importantly you will have my support.
Im hoping this opportunity in Decatur gets you as excited as I am. You will be working with a team that has a can do attitude. Thank you for your interest...
Please take a look at our 2016 team accomplishments.
decaturil.gov/wp:
content/uploads/2017/06/2016:Community:Projects:Update:.pdf
Respectfully,
Tim Gleason
City Manager
ABOUT DECATUR:
The City of Decatur (Population 73,500) is the largest city and the county seat of Macon County in the State of Illinois. Decatur was founded in 1829 and is located 40 minutes away from the State Capital of Springfield and less than 3 hours away from St. Louis, Indianapolis and Chicago.
With a staff of almost 500 full:time employees and an annual operating budget of 172 M, Decatur seeks to improve the quality of life for its residents by becoming the premier public service organization in Central Illinois. We believe the fulfillment of our mission will result in pride : pride for and by our community, as well as pride for city employees.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:
The Public Works Department includes the divisions of Engineering, Municipal Services, Water Production and Water Services; which include the Streets and Sewers, Urban Forestry, Fleet Maintenance, Municipal Parking System, Traffic Control, Water Production and Maintenance, Water Distribution and Water Metering Sections.
The department staffs approximately 120 full and part time employees, including professional engineers, managers, technicians, skilled and semiskilled workers, and laborers in a union environment. The department has an operating budget of 101 M and oversight of the 5:year Capital Improvement Program.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Under the direction of the City Manager, this position Directs and manages infrastructure development and maintenance for the City of Decatur, including the Citys streets, sewers and water distribution system. Directs the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structural elements within local public rights:of:w

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