Kris Bowling, Environmental Services Team Leader

Kris has worked for the City since 2015.

What are three words to describe the City of Springfield?

Challenging, rewarding and supportive.

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

There is a job at the City for almost anything.

What's the hardest part of your job?

Explaining the difference between the City and City Utilities to the public.

What's the best part of your job?

Being able to make our area waterways clean and enjoyable for generations to come.

What are you passionate about?

Doing the best job possible the first time around.

What do you admire about this organization?

The drive from the employees and supervisors combined to make the City one of the best places to work.

What's something Springfield as a city should strive for?

I think Springfield should strive to set a precedent for the surrounding municipalities.

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

I would probably switch with our Safety Coordinator, because he has the most rewarding job in the City.