Public Works Director

The City of Hardeeville, South Carolina is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic professional to serve as Public Works Director for one of the region’s highest growth areas.  Hardeeville is in the heart of the Lowcountry and is strategically located between Savannah, GA and Hilton Head, SC.


The Public Works Director has primary responsibility for the organization, operation, and overall performance of the Public Works and Facilities Maintenance Departments. This specifically includes the development and administration of the departmental budget and the supervision of all maintenance and construction employees. The director formulates policies and coordinates activities in accordance with general policies established by the City Council and by the City Manager. This position requires supervision over a number of unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled employees. Duties include but are not limited to establishing and maintaining appropriate work relationships with municipal officials, peers and subordinates, State and local organizations, and with the general public. Work is performed under the supervision of the City Manager; however, this employee must also exercise considerable independent judgment and technical expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Considerable administrative and operational public works experience 
  • Bachelor's degree with major thrust in public works administration and coursework in civil engineering (PE preferred)
  • 5 years experience as Municipal Public Works Director / Supervisor 

A combination of education and experience may be considered.

The salary range for this position is $74,848 to $112,272 DOQ with an excellent fringe benefits package.  Interested applicants should send the completed City of Hardeeville Application for Employment found on the website www.hardeevillesc.govresume (including references) and cover letter to:

Pamela Griffin, Human Resources Director

P.O. Box 609

Hardeeville, SC  29927


All applicants considered for employment must submit to a background check and urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to offer of employment.  The City of Hardeeville is an EOE and E-Verify user.   

Job Description


Public Works Director Job Description (PDF)