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How to Apply

  • Required Documents
    • Cover Letter stating why you are interested in the position (in Microsoft Word or pdf format)
    • Resume including recent positions and list of qualifications (in Microsoft Word or pdf format)
  • Three (3) Ways to Submit:
    1. Email to the City Administrator directly (click here)
      • with Subject Line: “Public Works Director”
    2. Drop off at City Hall (9 am-4 pm, M-F) (700 US-2, Leavenworth, WA 98826)
    3. Mail to City Hall (City of Leavenworth, PO Box 287, Leavenworth, WA 98826)

Position will remain open until filled; first review of applications is July 23, 2024

Questions? Give us a call at City Hall (509) 548-5275.

Job Description Overview


POSITION TITLE: Public Works Director 

REPORTS TO: City Administrator 

DEPARTMENT: Public Works 

FLSA STATUS: Full-time, exempt

SALARY RANGE: $9,304 to $11,309 per month

BENEFITS: The City of Leavenworth offers excellent benefits including a 100% employer-paid, family medical/dental/vision plan premium; $80 employer HRA contribution per month; 1 day each of vacation and sick leave per month; 11.5 holidays plus 2 floating holidays per year; and a DRS retirement plan.

CLOSING DATE: First application review date is July 23, 2024; position is open until filled


The City of Leavenworth, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking a unique and dynamic person who is committed to continuing and managing the success of the Public Works Department, which is responsible for all maintenance of city streets, utility infrastructure, water and sewer treatment plants, parks & cemetery, facilities, and ongoing capital improvement and planning.

An ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, construction management, architecture, or public administration, preferably supplemented by training and certification in related fields; and eight or more years of progressively responsible experience in Public Works management or similar field is expected.

For more information about the job and requirements, please see the full job description below.

Full Job Description

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