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Public Works Director #2496

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The City of Carrollton is seeking Public Works Director that plans, directs, and supervises the core functions of the division, which includes: streets, traffic, and drainage; water utilities; and, administrative services. Provides technical advice and information to the City Council and City Manager regarding an infrastructure that supports public health, safety, and quality of life. A successful candidate will be responsible for strategic planning, retaining employees and recruiting efforts, setting policy, and providing direction to managers in order to achieve departmental goals and objectives.


Responsible for managing approximately 124+ employees with an operating budget of $44 million and a capital budget of $71 million



  • Knowledge of management principles;
  • Knowledge of strategy development principles and procedures;
  • Skilled in monitoring and evaluating employees;
  • Skilled in providing leadership;
  • Skilled in managing projects;
  • Skilled in speaking in public;
  • Skilled in analyzing complex problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and implementing recommendations in support of goals;
  • Skilled in mediating and resolving conflict;
  • Skilled in managing change and sensitive topics;
  • Skilled in maintaining sensitive and confidential information;
  • Skilled in providing customer service;
  • Skilled in communicating effectively with a variety of individuals.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business Administration or a related field and
  • Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience, including three (3) years at the Manager level, or its equivalent OR
  • High School Diploma and
  • Twelve (12) years of progressively responsible experience, including five (5) years at the Manager level, or its equivalent


**Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred**

$127,080 - $134,704 (DOQ)


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