Operations Manager (Assistant to the Director of Public Works)
The Village of Grayslake (population 20,957) is located in central Lake County, approximately forty (40) miles north of Chicago. The Village is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Operations Manager (Assistant to the Director of Public Works) within the Public Works Department.
This is a highly responsible management position requiring a self-motivated, dedicated, and creative individual who possesses an ability to exercise mature judgment, organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and perform work independently and in a team environment with the ability to adapt strategies to best suit each situation. An applicant should also possess well developed leadership and management skills, strong analytical ability, good communication skills and enthusiasm to achieve desired results.
While working closely with the Director of Public Works and Management Services team, the successful applicant will manage, schedule, and supervise the day-to-day activities of department employees, manage several operational and project based contractors, and create, and implement both short and long term operational plans to achieve desired organizational outcomes within the department.
The total compensation range for this position is $58,850 to $101,000 with an excellent benefit package. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications. Progressively responsible private or public experience in a professional operations environment is desired, particularly in the areas of management/supervision of project teams, project management and/or implementation, or application of personnel/resources toward planned objectives. An applicant must be proficient in the use of technology and Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) with strong writing and grammar skills. Bachelor’s Degree (in business, engineering, public administration, or related field) is desired. Municipal or public sector experience is a plus.
Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in position, completed employment application, and resume, immediately to: Jennifer Wells, Deputy Village Clerk, . The cover letter, employment application and resume may also be mailed to the Village of Grayslake, Attn: Jennifer Wells, 10 South Seymour Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030. Application deadline is June 4, 2013. Position will remain open until filled. The Village of Grayslake is an equal opportunity employer.
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