Job Summary (Full position description is available at Human Resources. Contact information below.)Responsible for planning, organizing, and managing activities of the Utilities & Waste Management Division of Public Works which includes administration, solid waste, water, wastewater, and storm water.
Examples of DutiesOrganizes staff assignments and workloads and monitors progress and services. Establishes policies and procedures to ensure effective operations in compliance with standards and laws. Provides recommendations to the Public Works Director regarding plans and goals for utility operations. Coordinates activities with other departments and agencies. Maintains cooperation with regulatory agencies and commissions. Manages the preparation of the Utilities budget, rate studies, and related financial analysis documents. Recommends adjustments to various rates, charges, and assessments which are primary funding sources. Analyzes and recommends improvements to facilities, equipment, and operating systems. Resolves complaints, problems, or emergencies affecting the services. Researches and pursues grant fund sources from federal and state agencies. Reviews and monitors permits, construction plans, and specifications. Provides presentations and technical advice to the Public Works Director, Commissioners, civic groups, and the general public.
Minimum Requirements -An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills and knowledge may be considered.
A Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences or a closely related field. Ten years of progressively responsible engineering and management related experience; a minimum of 5 years senior level engineering, management and supervisory experience. Valid Washington State drivers’ license and registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.