Town of Wendell Accepting Applications for Public Works Director Position

Source: Town of Wendell, North Carolina.
Source: Town of Wendell, North Carolina.

The Town of Wendell is seeking candidates to perform the duties of a “Public Works Director” according to their notice released February 1, 2018.

Wendell is seeking a highly-motivated and team-oriented individual for the position of Public Works Director. This position performs difficult technical and administrative work planning, organizing, and managing a variety of public works activities. The employee provides technical advice and assistance to the Town Manager and Board, and insures safe, effective, and efficient practices are utilized by municipal work crews.

Work also includes contract management, handling citizen issues, and budget and personnel administration of the department. The employee represents the town to a wide variety of citizens, developers, state and federal officials, etc..

It is preferred that applicants have graduated from an accredited college or university with a degree in public administration, business administration, civil engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must have a valid North Carolina Class B commercial driver’s license. Background check will be performed.

Official public notice (see image):

Wendell NC job notice for Public Works Director February 2018.
Wendell NC job notice for Public Works Director February 2018.


An application is available online at or may be picked up at 15 E Fourth Street, Wendell NC.

To be considered, submit a completed application to:

Town of Wendell
Attn: Human Resource Specialist
15 E Fourth Street
Wendell, NC 27591

Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2018.

Wendell, North Carolina is located in the eastern part of Wake County, east of Knightdale and Raleigh. The town’s website is (See December 2017 job posting regarding Wendell Public Works hiring. This position may still be accepting applications.)

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