The City of Burlington, NC is seeking a Public Works Director to lead the Public Works Department. The next director will be an ambassador for public works in the community and be the face of services that touch each household weekly. In keeping with the City’s drive for delivering excellent customer service, the next Director will have a track record of having created, improved or developed a culture of outstanding service delivery across multiple disciplines. The next leader must be effective in communicating with diverse stakeholders and work to ensure the acquisition and application of cutting edge technology to effectively and efficiently deliver public works services to the entire community.
Reporting to the Assistant City Manager – Development Services, the Public Works Director plans, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Divisions of Sanitation, Equipment Services (Fleet), Building Maintenance, Streets, and Cemetery&Grounds. Across all divisions this position oversees 84 FTE employees and is responsible for a budget of $7.5M. The Public Works Department interfaces with every other department in the City and has extensive external contact with citizens, business leaders, , local non-profits and NCDOT. The Director will interface with multiple elected officials and appointed Boards and Commissions. More information about the Public Works Department can be found at http://www.ci.burlington.nc.us/54/Public-Works.
Salary range for this positions is $70,000 to $90,000 DOQ.
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The successful candidate has a proven track record and is:
As the Director, this person must demonstrate significant experience in a department with similarly diverse facilities and functions, serving an urban environment. The candidate’s work history must include well-rounded experience with minimum of 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in public works, engineering, or related fields, including 5 or more years of supervisory responsibility. Experience in local government public works or engineering is required. A bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferably civil), business administration, public administration, or related field, is required while a relevant master’s degree, professional engineering license, and appropriate certifications are preferred. The selected candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a valid class C North Carolina driver’s license; class B a plus.