Managing Director of Public Works and Utilities

City of Tyler Published: June 9, 2017
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The Managing Director of Public Works and Utilities, functioning essentially as an assistant city manager, is responsible for Water Utilities, Streets and Stormwater, Engineering, Development Services, the Airport, and Property and Facilities with a total budget of $64.7 million. The previous Managing Director retired after twenty-two years with the City of Tyler.

Tyler, Texas is located 90 miles east of Dallas via Interstate 20 with a population of 109,000 and a daytime population exceeding 275,000.  Tyler has attracted families for the large city amenities in a community with a friendly and charming hometown feel.

Qualified candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration or civil engineering as well as experience with water utilities operations.  A Juris Doctorate degree or P.E. certification is a plus.  Extensive knowledge in community development, infrastructure development, and maintenance is important.  Experience overseeing large construction programs is preferred.  Experience in airport operations is a plus.  The salary range is $112,000 to $155,000 DOE/Q.

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Gary Holland, Senior Vice President

Strategic Government Resources

(405) 269-3445

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