Accepting Applications for the positions of Comptroller and Assistant Director of Public Works
The City of Charleston is a statutory City Manager Form of Government where the City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The Comptroller serves on the City’s Executive Staff and reports directly to the City Manager. The current Comptroller is leaving the City after 17 years of exemplary service to the City. The City is in strong financial condition, experiencing significant sales tax revenue increases over the past three fiscal years, currently maintains an A+ Bond Rating, and is well below the statutory general obligation debt limit.
The Comptroller serves as the City Treasurer and oversees nine funds within an approximate $37,000,000 annual budget and has daily oversight of three full-time employees. The Comptroller inspects the collection of salaries, invoices, unpaid bills, and asset management for the City.
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The City of Charleston, Illinois is seeking a team-oriented, flexible, and likable public works professional who desires to serve as an Assistant Public Works Director and train under the current Public Works Director to succeed him in the next few years.
The City of Charleston is a statutory City Manager Form of Government where the City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The Assistant Public Works Director assists with the oversight of a full-service Public Works Department and reports directly to the Director of Public Works. The current Assistant Director of Public Works is leaving the City after decades of municipal service. The Public Works Department includes 38 team members. The Department includes Utilities, Engineering, Streets, Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the Water Treatment Plant.
The City described success for the next Assistant Public Works Director as a manager who can keep projects under budget and on schedule. A leader who invests in their team by advocating for professional development and one who fosters a great work environment.Click here for instruction on how to apply for Assistant Public Works Director.