The City of Altoona, WI, population 9,320, in beautiful Eau Claire County, invites applications from highly motivated, qualified, and experienced public works professionals with proven leadership, technical, and administrative skills, to join our management team. With support from the parks' maintenance supervisor and public works superintendent, plans, directs, manages, and oversees all public works operations; develops departmental and capital budgets and completes departmental strategic planning; manages capital projects from inception to completion; completes review of proposed development projects. Ability to design utilities and roads projects preferred, but not required. Salary: $105,705 - $135,907.20 DOQ + excellent benefits
To apply, please provide a Cover Letter, Résumé, Three Professional References and a City Employment Application to the attention of Richard Downey, Assistant City Administrator, via one of the following: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail to: City of Altoona, ATTN: Richard Downey, 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona, WI 54720 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Located in west-central Wisconsin, Altoona is bordered by the City of Eau Claire to the west and south, Lake Altoona, Eau Claire River, and the Town of Seymour to the north, and by the Town of Washington to the east and southeast. Regionally, the City is within the greater Chippewa Valley straddling Eau Claire County and Chippewa County, which includes the City of Eau Claire, City of Chippewa Falls, Village of Lake Hallie, and surrounding towns. As of 2023, the City of Altoona had 9,320 residents and encompassed approximately 3,200 acres or 5 square miles.
The City is surrounded by high-quality natural resources including lakes, rivers, streams, woodlands, wetlands, and agricultural lands. Some of the most notable are Lake Altoona, Otter Creek, Eau Claire River, Chippewa River, and Lake Wissota. The Chippewa Valley exists along the edge of the Driftless region, with its hills, valleys, and river systems, the Northwoods of the upper Midwest with its large forests and thousands of lakes, and the prime agricultural areas of the west-central area of the state. Each of these landscapes influence the history, culture, economic and recreational opportunities of the region’s inhabitants....
The City is led by a City Council and City Administrator that provide a high-quality work environment with a flexible schedule and excellent benefits.