The City of Bowie is seeking a proven and experienced professional to serve as its Assistant Director of Public Works. The successful candidate will have a background in public works operations, project or construction management, and engineering. This individual will be a skilled problem solver with the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization, as well as City residents. This person will have the ability to effectively supervise others and achieving excellent performance.
The Assistant Director of Public Works will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Environmental Management or a closely related field. A professional engineer’s license (PE) and/or Project Management Professional certification (PMP) are preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate will have three to five years’ experience in Public Works, Civil Engineering or Project Management related work. Must have extensive supervisory experience.
The successful applicant will also possess the following attributes:
Knowledge of civil engineering and construction principles, practices, and methods;
Reporting to the Director of Public Works, responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to:
THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
With an operating budget of approximately $19 million and consisting of six operation divisions and over 100 staff members, the Public Works department provides services including street maintenance; water and wastewater treatment; maintenance of the City’s water and sewer distribution system; refuse and recycling collection; fleet maintenance and all capital improvement projects, consisting of improvements to facilities including building and parks.