Assistant Director of Public Works - Enginee ....


Organization : City of Coppell
Job Category : Director Public Works
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : TX
City : Coppell
Salary and Benefits : $101,905.86 - $147,743.65 Annually

The Opportunity

As our Assistant Director of Public Works- Engineering, you are responsible for supervising and managing the operations of the Engineering division, which includes the engineering, construction management, engineering inspection, and GIS functions. Requiring a high level of customer experience for both internal and external customers. You will work on preparing the budget for the division, making sure to address all needs.

You will lead a team of engineering division professionals by modeling 
Coppell's Core Competencies and championing Coppell's Culture! Leadership Includes the hiring process (screening, selection, and onboarding), management (training, career development, coaching, recognition, and performance management), and exits (voluntary and involuntary). It also includes task assignments, delegation, and accountability systems.  

Regular attendance is an essential job function, and the Assistant Director of Public Works- Engineering routinely works from 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday, with additional hours as needed. You will be required to frequently participate in after-hours duties including, but not limited to, the Engineering Department management and public relations functions.

Opportunity Description
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Leadership Relationship
The Assistant Director of Public Works- Engineering reports directly to the Director of Public Works and indirectly to the Deputy City Manager.

Pay Structure
This opportunity is exempt and on Pay Grade #25.
Pay for this opportunity will depend on qualifications.

Min $101,905
Mid $124,813
Max $147,745

Anticipated Candidate Engagement Plan
May 15-19: Application Material Review
May 22-26: Candidates selected to move into the next step of our hiring process will be invited to a phone interview. Candidates not invited to move forward in our hiring process will be notified. 
May 29-31: Our professional facilitation partner, The Management Connection (TMC) will facilitate phone interviews 
June 6-11: Candidates selected to move into the next step of our hiring process will be invited to complete an assessment and are provided with presentation and panel interview information
June 19-23: Panel Interviews and Presentations 
For application support, or to check the status of your application, contact the Employee Experience Team by calling 972-304-3699.  



  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from an ABET-accredited university
  • Professional Engineer's License
  • Certified Flood Plain Manager


  • Five years of progressively responsible management experience working with a municipal government or public agency

CLICK HERE to view the required knowledge/skills/abilities for this opportunity 

This is Coppell

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In accordance with the ADA, the City of Coppell is willing to consider any reasonable accommodation.

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