GovTemps is accepting resumes for the contractual position of Interim Director of Public Works at the Village of South Holland, IL (pop. 22,030).  The term of this assignment is anticipated at 3-6 months and would be ideal for a retired Public Works professional.

The Village is a south suburb of Chicago located just two miles from the northwest Indiana border.  The Village has convenient transportation access to major interstate highways. The Village motto of Faith, Family and Future speaks to the values of the community.

About the Position. The position reports to a professional Village Administrator and manages a department consisting of 22 full-time positions, including a Deputy Director (unfilled), two Superintendents, laborers and support staff.  The Interim Director will be responsible for water & sewer, streets, facility & equipment maintenance and parks and public spaces.

Position Requirements. Interim candidates should have several years of local government management experience with a strong familiarity and understanding with the operations of a municipal public works department. Desired traits include fully developed administrative, communication and leadership skills.     

Compensation and Selection Process. $60/hour. Candidates should expect to work 30-40/hours week. GovTemps employee benefits include up to 3% employer matched IRA retirement plan and a contribution to employee health insurance.  Apply with resume and cover letter on GovHRjobs.com.

First review of candidates will begin on 1/5. Questions are encouraged and should be directed to Mike Earl, GovHR USA – Senior Vice President, at 224-261-8366 or mearl@govhrusa.com.