Village of Sharon, Walworth County, Wisconsin

Public Works Director Job Opening

September 28, 2020

Public Works Director Job Opening


Director of Public Works – Job Opening


The Village of Sharon (Population 1600), located in southeast Wisconsin, right on the Illinois-Wisconsin boarder, is seeking an experienced and driven individual to lead a staff of 2 full-time and 1 part time employees and direct, administer and supervise all activities of the street, park, water, and sewer departments.


The ideal candidate must be a strong team leader, be passionate about providing public services and have demonstrated experience leading and managing in a local government setting.  Preference will be given to any candidate wastewater and water certified. Must be able to prepare and manage an annual DPW budget and understand and prepare technical documents.  The successful candidate will also demonstrate a high level of integrity, a strong work ethic and cultivate positive and productive relationships with the village board, staff and community members.


Position qualifications include at least five (5) years progressive municipal public works management and technical experience including familiarity with managing municipal utilities (water, wastewater, stormwater).  Education achievement may be considered in lieu of management experience, especially a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, civil engineering, or another related field.  Candidate must be willing to relocate within a 15 minute response time to the Village of Sharon.  Salary based on qualifications in the range of $50,000 to $60,000 per year with benefits package.


Interested candidates must submit application, resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three (3) profession references to [email protected] or by mail:


Village of Sharon


Attn: Susan Elbert Steele, Village Administrator


PO Box 379


Sharon, WI 53585