Assistant Director of Public Works Engineering

City of Bellingham, WA

Nature of Work
The City of Bellingham Public Works is looking for a Professional Engineer with strong leadership skills and management experience in municipal Public Works to effectively guide and manage our Engineering Division. Apply today to join our team!

The City of Bellingham's Assistant Director of Public Works is responsible for the planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. Ensures that business practices and standards of performance are met for projects, programs, tasks and responsibilities under the purview of the Division and accomplished in an effective and cost-efficient manner.

The current full salary range for this position is $11,087/month - $13,476/month. Placement within the range is based on qualifications and professional experience in accordance with City policy. Employees receive step increases annually in accordance with the E-Team Handbook and City policy.

City of Bellingham employees receive medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as life insurance and long-term disability. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, a medical insurance opt-out program, and access to our employee assistance program. All eligible City employees are enrolled in a Washington State Department of Retirement Systems pension plan. Additionally, employees may elect to enroll in supplemental retirement plans; 457 deferred compensation savings plan, and 401(a) retirement savings plan.

Employees will receive 12 paid holidays in addition to one paid floating holiday each year. Upon hire, employees are provided a sick leave bank of 40 hours in addition to accruing 8 hours of sick leave per month in accordance with the handbook and Washington State Law.
At the time of hire, employees will accrue 13.33 hours of vacation per month. Vacation accruals increase based on years of service. Leave accruals are based on 1.0 FTE, accruals are pro-rated if part-time and require employees to be in paid status at least 120 hours/month.

For additional information regarding benefits and compensation Information please visit the following:

Labor Agreements, Pay Schedules and E-Team Employee Handbook - City of Bellingham (
Employment Benefits - City of Bellingham (

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 09/11/2023 8:30 AM Pacific Time
$133,044.00 - $161,712.00 Annually

Type of Job
Full Time

Closing Date