Assistant Public Works Director

City of Danville | Danville, KY

Date Posted: 3/9/2021 4:39:22 PM


City of Danville, Kentucky Assistant Public Works Director

THE CITY OF DANVILLE: The City of Danville is located 35 miles southwest of Lexington, and is a thriving community with a population of 17,000. The City has a highly efficient infrastructure, water treatment and wastewater facilities, police and fire services, quality school system, and a highly educated workforce. Danville is the home of Centre College, which is among the most prestigious small liberal arts colleges in America. The City of Danville is also the business hub to a 5 county, 100,000 + region.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Public Works Director, serves as a working supervisor overseeing all functions of the Public Works Department. Includes, but not limited to, maintenance of City building and properties, streets and sidewalks, cemeteries, stormwater, and City signage.


  • Supervises and manages the day-to-day operations of the Public Works Department.
  • Responsible for the oversite of street repairs, signage, leave pickup, snow removal, concrete and sidewalk repair, and City building and property maintenance.
  • Performs public works services as necessary.
  • Oversees stormwater maintenance and repair.
  • Assist in the oversite of City cemeteries.
  • Required to drive trucks and operate heavy duty equipment.
  • Oversees landscaping and mowing of City properties.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of walking trails.
  • Serves as the primary backup for the Public Works Director
  • Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Public Works employees.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Must have valid and current driver’s license.
  • 5-7 years of prior supervisory experience required.
  • Prior Public Services experience is preferred. • Working knowledge of local government is a plus.
  • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the job.


  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Paid Life Insurance
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Longevity Incentive Pay
  •  Educational Assistance
  • KY CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement

Salary Information: COMPENSATION: The salary range for this position is $33,594 - $53,751.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2021

Application Process: The position will remain open until filled with the most qualified candidate. To be considered for this position please e-mail a completed application to Human Resources at

Applications can also be mailed or dropped off at the following address: Danville City Hall, 445 West Main St., Danville, KY 40422. For more information about this position and/or the recruitment and hiring process you may contact Human Resources at 859-936-6866. A detailed job description is available upon request. The City of Danville provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other trait or characteristic protect by federal, state, and local laws.

Randy Boyd
Human Resources Director
445 West Main St
Danville, KY 40422

Phone: 8599366866
Fax: 8599361302

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