Director of Public Works

City of Asbury, IA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Public Works Director
  • Salary: $65,000 - $76,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 5,451
  • Website:
  • Where: 5290 Grand Meadow Drive Asbury IA 52002
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Mar 14 2019

Deadline: May 3 2019


Director of Public Works, Asbury, Iowa. (Population – 5,451). Progressive and growing community in northeast Iowa, located in the Dubuque, Iowa metropolitan area in Dubuque County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of director of public works.

Salary range is $65,000. to $76,000., depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits. The Director of Public Works directly oversees water distribution, wastewater collection, streets, storm water and parks maintenance staff, which includes 4 full time employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $2.50 million.

The Director of Public Works participates as part of the City’s management team and has input to a variety of policy recommendations.

Qualifications include a two year post high school degree in engineering, public administration, biology, chemistry or related field. Four year college degree preferred. Must have or the ability to obtain within 24 months of the date of hire a Water Certification II, Wastewater Treatment Plant Grade III, and Water Distribution Grade II from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Residency in the City is preferred, but not required.

Potential candidates may view a community/position profile on the City’s website Application materials requested include: a cover letter, resume, salary history, City of Asbury Application for Employment and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until May 3, 2019 with the first review of applications starting on May 9, 2019. Confidential applications should be sent to

Contact: Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC

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