Job Posting: Lane County Public Works Director

Job Posting: Lane County Public Works Director

ELGL organizational member the Novak Consulting Group is managing the recruitment process for the new Lane County, Oregon Public Works Director. Learn more and apply today!

Lane County, Oregon is looking for a strong, accomplished public servant to be its next Public Works Director. The position is responsible for more services than what might traditionally be considered public works. In addition to engineering, roads and bridges, fleet, and waste management, the director is also responsible for parks, animal services, planning (land management) and an events center. The position does not require a PE but requires progressively responsible local government experience and expertise in at least one of these service areas. The County is looking for a strong leader and collaborative team member to be its next Public Works Director, making it an excellent opportunity for a variety of disciplines.

The salary range for the position is $93,516 – $140,275 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group. Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to send one document (Word or PDF) that has a cover letter, resume, current salary, and a list of 3-5 professional references to Open until filled with first review of applications on April 25.

If you have any questions regarding this position, feel free to get in touch with Catherine Tuck Parrish at or 240-832-1778. And if you aren’t looking to make a change right now, but know someone else who might be a good fit for this position, please forward them this information.