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Public Works Director


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Public Works Director

City of Sylvester




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Public Works Director (Open Positions: 1)

Opened Until Filled


Department: Public Works

  Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing the public works department operations of the city.


  • Maintains responsibility for effective operations of the city’s Public Works Department, streets, and stormwater systems.
  • Maintains day-to-day scheduling and operations of streets and stormwater for the city.
  • Serves as timekeeper for all streets, stormwater, and temporary employees.
  • Cleans city properties and streets as needed.
  • Creates working schedules for all employees for city projects.
  • Supervises ROW and park maintenance.
  • Serves as city cemetery overseer and city weed inspector.
  • Participates in hiring, evaluation, and termination of all public works employees.
  • Ensures safe work practices for all employees.
  • Conducts needed repairs and preventative maintenance; submits ideas for improvements to the City Manager for streets and stormwater.
  • Develops department budget.
  • Processes payroll for the department.
  • Hold weekly safety meetings with employees.
  • Attends all weekly workshops and council meetings as needed.
  • Prepares LMIG report each year.
  • Prepares special reports for the City Manager and City Council as needed.
  • Schedules road closures as needed.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • More than five years of related experience is required.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment


The City of Sylvester is a certified Drug-Free Workplace. The City of Sylvester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, please complete the employment application and attach your resume. Send your resume and completed application to the City of Sylvester at 101 N. Main Sylvester Ga. 31791 or via email to

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