Website City of Brookings


Salary:  $97,714-$131,914

Are you a dynamic and innovative leader seeking an opportunity in a high-performing, family-oriented, and fun environment?  Brookings is excited to welcome a new member to our team as the City’s first Public Works Director. The chosen individual will direct multiple divisions with over 30 staff members, administer $12 million in operating and capital budgets, and strategically manage infrastructure, operations, projects, and programs. Public Works will be among the largest City departments, comprised of the Streets, Engineering, and Solid Waste divisions. The multifaceted department will offer ever-evolving opportunity, creativity, and innovation in the functions of street maintenance, fleet management, snow removal, stormwater, airport, landfill, solid waste collections, and much more. The City of Brookings has dedicated and talented leaders within each division, providing the new Public Works Director unrivaled support, capacity, and freedom to lead efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability, and cost-saving improvement initiatives.

The newest member of our team must bring a strong desire to innovate and progress City services through a culture of positivity, empowering staff, and honest, service-oriented leadership. All members of our organization live to foster a welcoming and inclusive community where all can bring their dreams. What we do is bigger than us! Are you ready to help shape our community for generations to come, create a lasting legacy for all to reflect on with pride, and help Brookings achieve its dreams!?

If you are ready to take the next step and join our team, apply to be the City of Brookings Public Works Director today!

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