The Assistant Public Works Director for Sanitation is responsible for a dedicated, talented, and diverse team with the responsibility to keep the City of Coral Gables beautiful, clean, and safe. The Assistant Public Works Director must be knowledgeable of the operations involving waste collection operations; including solid waste, vegetative debris, bulk waste and recycling. The Sanitation Division is committed to providing high quality friendly service that ensures that the public receives excellent waste collection service while minimizing environmental impact. The Assistant Public Works Director must have a track record as an excellent and visionary team leader who can build relationships across units and work proactively with citizens and the community at large to ensure excellent service delivery. The ideal candidate must be able to think strategically and exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment. Must also be a creative thinker, a visionary leader and is a person who understands responsibility and accountability. The Assistant Director will report directly to the Public Works Director and assure that the sanitation team is a highly functioning team contributing to the overall success and quality of life for the City, and will assist the Director in assuring the overall success of the Department as a whole.