The Director of Engineering and Public Works serves as a member of the City of Pittsburg’s Executive Leadership Team, and is responsible for the overall direction and administration of all Public Works programs. These include, but are not limited to, design, construction and project management for road and bridge construction and capital improvements, approval of plans/permits for commercial and residential roads and drainage, building inspection, codes enforcement and municipal airport operations.
Projects vary from improvements at the Atkinson Municipal Airport, various capital projects and small road maintenance projects up to multi-million roadway widening and reconstruction projects. Currently the E. Quincy Widening project is underway with an estimated $7M total project cost.
Available Benefits include KPERS retirement, health, dental and vision, life insurance, Aflac, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, Employee Assistance Program and more.
Be part of something great. Join our team and help us move forward together. To see our strategic plan, Imagine Pittsburg IP 2030, and learn more about our community, visit Imagine Pittsburg 2030
Salary Commensurate with level of experience.
The City of Pittsburg is a vibrant, scenic Midwestern community of 20,223 residents, and is the largest city in Southeast Kansas. We are home of the Pittsburg State University Gorillas, USD 250 K-12 school district, Pittsburg Colgan K-12 schools, and Southeast Kansas Career and Technical Education Center (C-TEC). The City has over 20 parks, walking trails, and recreation areas to enjoy. Restaurants, places of worship, boutiques, family friendly entertainment and several parades and festivals await you.
Our healthcare system includes Via Christi Hospital, a level II nursery and fetal monitoring facility and level III trauma center, Freeman Health System orthopedics, and Mercy Health Clinic, a medical spa, chiropractic facilities, fitness centers and more.