Tacoma Public Utilities Director

Company Name: City of Tacoma
Phone Number: (253) 591-5400
City: Tacoma
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98402
Job Title: Tacoma Public Utilities Director
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: February 21, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

The City of Tacoma and Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) are seeking an experienced executive to serve as its next Director of TPU. The Director of TPU is the organization’s chief administrative and executive head, and is responsible for achieving the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic objectives in the best interest of TPU and the City. The Director must maintain an effective working relationship with the TPU Public Utility Board, City Council, and City executives through trust, transparency and consistent communication. The Director must be a proven leader who is personally dedicated to and demonstrates a willingness and ability to foster and maintain positive professional relationships among City departments, with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies, and with various public and private groups. This top professional will have an open style of communication with strong people skills, reinforcing and encouraging easy access and open dialogue with executive leadership and frontline staff.

For complete details about the position, please download the position profile.

Questions about the position may be directed to:

Joyce Gallo
Mycoff, Fry & Prouse, LLC
Experience Required:


  • 8+ years of progressively responsible senior leadership experience in the utilities field;
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in business, engineering, or other applicable disciplines from an accredited four-year college or university;
  • Master’s degree in public or business administration and advanced management training are highly desired.
How to Apply:

City of Tacoma Recruitment Information:
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In order for your application materials to be considered, all information must be submitted by the closing date and time listed on this job announcement.

For assistance with the NEOGOV application process, or questions regarding this job announcement, call the Human Resources office at (253) 591.5400.


Posting End Date: March 23, 2018