17-0492 PWNR Director of Engineering Services
Division: Engineering Services
Department: Public Works & Natural ResourcesHiring Range: $10,683 - $11,870/MOFull Pay Range: $10,683 - $12,820/MORegular Full –Time with benefits
Mon-Fri 8:00AM – 5:00PMRecently a key member of the City of Longmont’s Public Works and Natural Resources management team announced their retirement. With this departure, the organization is in need of a seasoned professional to join an existing respected management team as PWNR Director of Engineering Services. This dynamic position requires a person with unique technical and supervisory skills, capabilities and business acumen.
The duties of the new PWNR Director of Engineering Services will be to:
• Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Engineering Services Division in accordance with department and City vision, planning, and customer needs;• Evaluate and prepare reports and strategies to improve theeffectiveness and efficiencies of Division operational practices. Identify and recommend improvements for evaluation by the General Manager and Department leadership team;• Evaluate and implement actions to create a work culturethroughout the Division focused on excellence and accountability for results;• Recruit, hire, train, develop, guide, and mentor employeestoward improved performance in a manner consistent with City values and expectations;• Provide general and technical supervision of personnel directly or through subordinate supervisors. Evaluate performance and recommend/implement appropriate personnel action. Participate in and oversee selection process;• Manage staff and resources to optimize services and overall Division performance;• Develop and implement short- and long-range planning studies concerning Division services;• Oversee and prioritize capital needs within the Divisionincluding short- and long-range planning projects and programs;• Develop and administer the Division budget. Control orsupervise the requisition of supplies, materials, and equipment for the Division;• Prepare and implement emergency response plans including critical decision making and resource deployment necessary to resolve emergency conditions;• Understand, interpret, and ensure compliance with all applicable City, Regional, State and Federal rules, ordinances, regulations, and guidelines;• Plan and recommend the improvement of facilities; analyze and recommend capital improvement projects; and administer capital improvement projects;• Investigate and initiate the use of new materials, procedures, and equipment related to civil engineering;• Oversee the review and approval of land development projects involving public works and utility improvements;• Conduct planning and operational studies and implementchanges in infrastructure operations;• Develop and oversee the annual work plan for the Engineering Services Division;• Assume responsibility for project quality, scheduling, andfinances;• Ensure that all safety regulations and policies are communicated, understood, and adhered to by staff;• Practice an inclusive supervisory style with people from a variety of backgrounds, ethnic or racial groups, age groups, personality styles, and genders;• Build alliances, foster effective teamwork, and build constructive relationships within and between individuals and other work groups.• Coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions,outside agencies, the public, and contractors;• Demonstrate behavior that sets a positive example for integrity, fiscal responsibility and professionalism;• Resolve the most difficult and pervasive customer issues. Evaluate operations and customer services and make appropriate adjustments;• Attend City Council and other board and commission meetings and make effective presentations;• Represent the City in interdepartmental, inter-agency, community and professional meetings, and in working committees;• Prepare, review, and submit a variety of reports, correspondence, memoranda, and other communications; and• Perform essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.
Public Works and Natural Resources Department -The PWNR Director of Engineering Services is one of six positions that comprise the management team of the Public Works and Natural Resources Department. The Department is one of the largest in the City of Longmont organization. It provides services for utilities—including water, wastewater, and storm drainage; streets and transportation; solid waste, recycling and compost collection; parks; open space; and facilities maintenance.
PWNR Director of Engineering Services Job Scope -Under the direction of the General Manager of Public Works and Natural Resources, plan, organize, and supervise a highly capable staff of more than 30 in the Engineering Services Division. The Division staff includes the Department's civil, utility, treatment, and transportation engineering, as well as construction inspection and traffic signal controls. The Division manages the development review and capital projects for the City. Annual capital budgets are in the range of $30 million to $50 million per year.
Compensation -Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience, plus an attractive and competitive fringe benefits plan, including retirement and health care. The hiring range is $128,196 to $142,440, DOQ. The full salary range is $128,196 to $153,840.
Performance Planning and Appraisal –A new PWNR Director of Engineering Services can expect to establish mutually agreeable performance goals and measures with the General Manager of Public Works and Natural Resources within the first 90 days of employment.
Interview Process and Confidentiality –After screening and qualification by the Human Resource Services Department and passing other tests of merit, final candidates will be invited to Longmont to interview with the General Manager of Public Works and Natural Resources and others to be determined. Intensive background investigations will be conducted, which may include visits to the home city of the final candidate(s) as part of the selection process.
The resumes and all application materials of applicants will be kept confidential if confidentiality is requested, but only until finalists are named and invited for interviews and background investigations are begun. The full record of finalists not named for interview will be kept confidential by the City and by the Human Resource Services Department. Final candidates who are interviewed and their application materials will be considered public information.
How to Apply –This position is Open Until Filled. Interested applicants can apply online at LongmontColorado.gov/jobs or send a resume, cover letter and salary history to:Alicia EastwoodHuman Resources PartnerCity of Longmont350 Kimbark StreetLongmont, CO 80501
The City of Longmont is an equal opportunity employer.