Job Opening: Public Works Director

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The Town of Eaton is seeking a Public Works Director to serve as the principal director for the Public Works Department.  The Town of Eaton is a vibrant, growing town in Northwestern Colorado centrally located 10 miles north of Greeley, 30 miles east of Loveland and 25 miles southeast of Fort Collins.  We are close to two major universities, UNC in Greeley and CU in Fort Collins with a better than fantastic view of Longs Peak and the beautiful mountains that adorn Rocky Mountain National Park.  We have a population of 6,600 and an operating budget of $13,333.000.  The Town opened its new high school this year and boasts of many of the best sports teams for a Town of its size.  While a lovely little town, we have culture, a first in class public library, the great outdoors and amazingly friendly people.  This is the perfect place to raise a family, grow your career, or take your advanced career to a Town where your background and skills can make all the difference!

Our Public Works Director is responsible for ensuring the provision of a wide range of public works activities and operations.  These areas include streets, parks, facilities, fleet, wastewater collection and treatment, sewer plant operations, water distribution, and asset management.  The position also manages the Town weed abatement programs; Capital Improvement Project Programs; inspections; and emergency management functions.  As a direct report to the Town Administrator this position resides on the Town’s leadership team.

The Town offers an excellent benefits package.  For full-time employees, the Town pays the employee’s premiums for health, dental, Gap insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability and provides a 5% contribution to the employee’s 401(a).  Most benefits begin the first month following the date of employment.

To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please go to our careers website at:

This recruitment closes at midnight on Sunday, September 25th.

The Town of Eaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person in any condition of employment.  

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