PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
Under limited supervision, performs professional, supervisory, and administrative work in the direction, coordination, and supervision of the operations of the Public Services Department. This is a department director position responsible for the administration of the following divisions of the City: Public Works, Sanitation, Stormwater, Wastewater.
Each of these divisions within the Public Services Department includes, but not limited to, construction project management, inspections and reporting, streets maintenance, asphalt overlay program; traffic signals, street lights, street sweeping, snow removal, equipment maintenance, city property and facility maintenance, fleet management, sanitation, related capital improvements projects, wastewater treatment plant operation, sewer collection system maintenance, and, departmental budget preparation and administration.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK
Work includes managing, supervising, and motivating a medium size work force directly or through various subordinate supervisors and/or managers. Reporting to the City Administrator, the Departments work is performed with latitude to complete departmental goals within budgetary guidelines. Supervision is received from the City Administrator through work accomplishment, routine meetings, and periodic performance reviews.
The Director of Public Services must work effectively with the employees of the City and the citizens and commercial customers of White House.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED
Training and Experience: Graduation from a college or university of a recognized standing with a Bachelor degree in engineering (mechanical, chemical, civil, electrical, management, or Geotechnical), Urban and Regional Planning, public administration or related field; Five (5) years of experience is required in the management of activities in one or more of these areas: storm water, wastewater, sanitation, and/or public roads.
Necessary Special Conditions: Must have a valid Tennessee driver's license or the ability to obtain one within six months of employment.