Employment Opportunities


City of Black Jack

Deputy Director of Public Works

Full-time w/benefits


$18.00-$22.00 per hour

This position exercises daily supervision over the Public Works Department. Assist the Director of Public Works by implementing established goals, programs, policies and schedules. Assist with the oversight of contracting agencies including maintenance, design, and construction of capital projects. Provides progress reports on the efficiency of vendors and contractors. Assists in the development of specifications for and/or oversees the contracted accomplishment of maintenance, design and construction and other capital projects. Assists with the hiring, discipline, evaluation and termination of employees. Provides oversight of all building, mechanical maintenance and repairs of Black Jack municipal facilities. Identifies maintenance and repair needs by personally inspecting City of Black Jack facilities and equipment. Develops priorities and schedules based on anticipated demand, workforce availability, supplies and/or equipment needs. Assists with problems that are encountered and inspects work in progress and/or satisfactory completion. Spot-checks routine assignments to ensure effective use of time and inspects finished jobs for conformance to requirements, codes, and trade standards. Documents and reports job completion. Checks equipment for proper operation and safety. Reviews supply inventory and prepares requisitions for supplies. Responds to emergency calls for service on an around-the-clock basis. In the absence of the Director of Public Works, assumes the responsibility of the Public Works Department as necessary and as assigned.

Associates or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering or related field, with a minimum of three years of Supervisory experience in Public Works

Salary – DOQ - EOE – Position open until filled

How to apply:

Email resume to cityclerk@cityofblackjack.com or

Fax resume (314) 355-4196 or

Come to City Hall to complete application

Mail resume:   City of Black Jack

                        12500 Old Jamestown Road

                        Black Jack MO 63033 

                        Attn:  City Clerk