Provides overall administrative direction, leadership, and managerial expertise, and has operational responsibility for directing and controlling the following divisions; Solid Waste, Storm Drainage, Traffic Operations, Transit, Streets, Facilities Management, Fleet/Vehicle Maintenance.The salary range for this position is $104,200 - $166,800 annually with an expected hiring range of $104,200 - $135,500 depending on qualifications and experience.Click here to view the Director of Public Works Brochure
CLOSING DATE: 10/13/17 04:30 PM
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Responsible for planning, organizing, budgeting, directing, approving, staffing, supervising and leading departmental resources. This position is responsible for the overall operations and communications of the Public Works department. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Direct and participate in the development and implementation of long-range planning, and the accomplishment of short-term goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the Public Works Department.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:Perform related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY DUTIES:This position is responsible for supervision of City employee(s).Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees: planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge, skills and abilities:Engineering principles and practices as applied to the field of public works, including planning and development, land surveying, engineering design and construction, and operation and maintenance.
Desired Leadership Attributes:
Core competencies:Accountability, Collaboration, Courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Integrity, Safety,Service Job specific competencies:Communication, Community Relations, Conflict Resolution, Financial Responsibility,Initiative, Job Expertise, Leadership, Strategic Thinking
A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
Education and/or experience:Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Engineering, or related field from an accredited college or university required. Master's Degree preferred. Minimum of seven (7) years experience relevant to essential job functions in a supervisory/managerial position required. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Licensure and/or certifications:Must possess a valid driver's license.