Joe Hamp, Senior Designer, Public Works

Joe HampJoe began working for the City in 2001.

What are some words to describe the City of Springfield?

Committed, professional and innovative.

Why do you do what you do?

I enjoy being a part of projects that make a difference in the community.

What’s the best part of your job?

Being involved in such a large variety of things, and that I am able to work with many different groups.

What do you admire about this organization?

I admire that every department is passionate about the quality of work they provide.

What’s something you’ve learned since working for the City?

I have learned that good communication is a vital part of having a successful project.

What are you passionate about?

Family and the outdoors.

What’s the hardest part of your job?

Being patient while all of the pieces needed to start a project come together.

If you could switch your job with anyone else within the City, whose job would you want?

I don’t think that I would switch. I enjoy whatI do.