Tuesday , 18 June 2019

Public Works Director

Village of Bellevue is a progressive community located in the Green Bay Metropolitan Area. It is one of Brown County’s fastest growing municipalities with a population of approximately 15,000 residents. The Village is a full-service municipality offering quality municipal services while maintaining combined local municipal tax and utility rates that are among the lowest compared with the other incorporated communities in the Brown County area.  Bellevue combines the best of urban and rural environments and offers high quality of life opportunities.  It has seven parks, a parkway and trail system, and a nature conservancy.  Bellevue has experienced substantial commercial and residential growth, supported by an active community development program.  See www.villageofbellevue.org.

Position Responsibilities

The Public Works Director is responsible for planning and managing the activities and operations of the Public Works Department; developing plans, goals, objectives and action steps for the Department; advising the Village Administrator on matters pertaining to departmental functions; and contributing to overall Village management as a member of the Village’s Executive Leadership Team.

Job Requirements The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Public Works Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field with a graduate degree desirable; a minimum of three years’ experience in public works management or a supervisory role; and a valid Wisconsin driver’s license. Preference will be given to applicants with a Wisconsin Professional Engineer license or ability to obtain a license within one year. A complete job description can be found on the “Job Opportunities” page on the Village’s website.

Salary range:  $80,000 to $100,000

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and professional references to: Human Resources, Village of Bellevue, 2828 Allouez Ave. Bellevue, WI 54113 or dwessel@villageofbellevue.org.  Application closing date: June 21, 2019.

The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintenance of Village streets and right-of-way, as well as operation of the sanitary sewer, storm water and water utilities. The Department is staffed by a Director, a Utility Superintendent, a Public Works Operations Manager/Inspector and eight full time laborers. The department operates out of two garage facilities. The main office is located at 2828 Allouez Avenue and the second site is at 1811 Allouez Avenue.  Equipment maintained and operated includes seven dump trucks with snow plowing and salting attachments, two backhoes, a sewer cleaning vac-truck, street sweeper and various other vehicles and small equipment.

Water Utility: The Village’s Water Utility is responsible for the maintenance, repair, replacement and operating services for the Village’s Water system. Water is purchased from the Manitowoc Public Utilities through the Central Brown County Water Authority. The Village ensures that the 89.05 miles of transmission mains, 2,310 valves, 3 water towers, and 872 fire hydrants are all functioning properly. The Utility services 3,750 residential, 599 commercial, and 11 public authority customers with an annual consumption of 411 million gallons of water.

Sanitary Sewer Utility: The Village is committed to maintaining a sanitary sewer system by using proper equipment and well trained employees to provide efficient operation of the sewer system. The Sanitary Sewer Utility is responsible for the maintenance, repair, replacement and operating services for the Village’s system. The Village ensures that the 70.57 miles of mains and 1,295 manholes remain clear of obstructions and pipe integrity is maintained.

Storm Water Utility: The Storm Water Utility maintains the Village’s storm water system including storm sewers, drainage ditches, and ponds. Objectives are to achieve and maintain compliance with federal and state water quality regulations; to protect wildlife, and protect private property through erosion control efforts and floodplain management.

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