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Public Works Director


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The City of Suwanee, GA is recruiting for a Public Works Director.  The Public Works Director is responsible for the development and maintenance of the public infrastructure of the City including the traditional areas of public works such as roads, drainage, sidewalks, parks, buildings and grounds and a cemetery.

The City of Suwanee is in Gwinnett County along the I-85 corridor, located 30 miles north of Atlanta. 

The City has an award winning downtown with successful retail and restaurants, diverse housing, great schools and a family atmosphere.  Suwanee is a safe, inviting and engaged community, providing every amenity you would expect from a premier community in metro Atlanta. 

The City has 130 employees across 5 departments.  The FY 2024 budget is nearly $18M and this full-service city provides its residents with a full slate of traditional government services.

The Public Works Director reports directly to the City Manager and is a key member of the leadership team.  The City of Suwanee is a unique place and has a dynamic culture that that relies on outstanding leaders to provide exceptional service and think outside the box.  It is uncommon for the City to have a leadership team vacancy and therefore this is a special opportunity to join an experienced and innovative team.

The position requires the successful candidate to meet the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and possession of an advanced degree from an accredited institution, such as a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) or a blend of educational background and practical experience that underscores the ability to excel in the role of Public Works Director.


The expected salary range for this position is $115,000 - $130,000.

For more information including the recruitment brochure, job description and link to the city website, please visit the Public Works Director recruitment page on the Sumter Consulting website:

To Apply:  Please submit a PDF resume and cover letter to Sumter Local Government Consulting by email to: 

First review of resumes will be October 23rd, 2023.  Direct questions and inquiries to Warren Hutmacher (404) 535-0525 or

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