Performs highly responsible management and administrative work directing and coordinating all functions of the Public Works Department. Provides executive level administration and direction for city divisions including Utilities, Engineering, Solid Waste, Streets, Fleet Maintenance and other functions as assigned. Work is performed under the executive direction of the City Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages subordinate professional and office staff. Is responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of assigned personnel. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a Master's degree in Engineering, Public Administration or a closely related field; supplemented by extensive and progressively responsible experience (7 – 10 years) in all phases of municipal public works; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer with the State of Florida or with the ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required Skills and Abilities:
In the event of a peacetime emergency, full time permanent employees will be required to assist in performance of essential functions.