Public Works Division Manager (Maintenance Division)
City of Sausalito
Location: Sausalito, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $56.25-$67.31 Hourly
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
The City of Sausalito Invites Applications for the Position of
PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION MANAGER
Salary: $56.25 - $67.31 Hourly*
Plus an excellent benefits package
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Are you a self-starter who excels at working with others to provide construction management, develop and administer capital projects? Are you eager to help a team to grow and develop their skills? If your passion is to provide quality, professional, effective, respectful and timely services to residents, businesses, staff and guests. You may be the next City of Sausalito Public Works Division Manager.
The Maintenance Division Manager is responsible for facilitating environmental compliance (including stormwater pollution prevention), sustainability, solid waste management, air quality and compliance with industry standards for occupational safety and health. This position serves as Public Works Director in their absence. The incumbent provides direct supervision to Street Maintenance Personnel, Maintenance Supervisor(s) as well as, wastewater, vehicle, landscape, custodial and other maintenance workers and clerical personnel as assigned.
IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
Be ethical, self-motivated, creative, adaptable, organized, and comfortable working in a dynamic and team-oriented environment.
Have the capabilities to work independently to develop and administer municipal capital projects.
Have demonstrated abilities in the principles, practices, and techniques of construction projects related to roadway and building facility repairs.
Exercise sound judgment, tact, discretion, impartiality, diplomatic demeanor, and professionalism when providing exemplary customer service to members of the general public, employees, elected officials, and colleagues.
Have experience in administering City policies and programs related to vegetation management such as, trees, sidewalks in public right away etc.
Work quickly, efficiently, and calmly under stressful conditions.
Have a working knowledge of building systems such as HVAC, security, electrical, solar and other aspects that are required to make public building systems function.
Work well with other staff and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Effectively and professionally communicate orally and in writing, with an ability to understand and speak to the concerns of others.
Have a desire to develop and grow into greater roles in the Department over time.
*The City is in negotiations with the labor units at this time to affect a schedule and hours that are conducive to work/life balance which may affect a reduction in salary countered by a cash bonus through this fiscal year. Beginning on October 1, 2022, the City intends to move to a standard work schedule that is four, nine-hour days. The City will be open to the public Monday - Thursday and closed on Fridays. Where practical for the work, the City allows a day of telecommuting.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform complex field and office work in connection with the maintenance of Public Works in collaboration with the City Engineer and other City Staff, consultants and contractors.
Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate a major division of the Public Works Department; identifying staffing needs, study current trends in public works operations and make recommendations for changes in organization and operating procedures.
Prepare work schedules; determine material and equipment needs; assign work.
Maintain discipline and ensure that Department rules and policies are followed.
Ability to solicit, acquire and manage private contractor services to address city needs and improvements in compliance with city policies and procedures for work that cannot be accomplished by current staffing.
Coordinate Public Works activities with other City departments and divisions, City Council and with outside agencies.
Participate in the preparation and administration of all Public Works departmental budgets.
Prepare and present comprehensive written and verbal reports and statistical support data relating to Public Works projects and work programs.
Supervise and conduct field inspections of municipal contract construction and repair work and provide other assistance in successful project delivery.
Represent the City in the community and at professional meetings as required.
Work with the public to answer questions and provide technical information.
Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities of the Public Works Department.
Perform detailed analysis and prepare a variety of required governmental reports and statistical tabulations.
Assist in the preparation of plans, project specifications, legal descriptions, surveys, and other engineering work.
Assist in the coordination of field service programs with other City departments and divisions and with outside agencies.
Direct, through the supervisors, City crews engaged in repairs and construction activities, including repair of leaks, main replacements, manhole installation and repairs.
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff and assist others responsible for performing similar tasks.
Work flexible hours.
Instruct personnel in operating procedures.
Participate in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and priorities.
Participate in conducting investigations of personnel.
Assist in planning, research, and recruitment activities.
Prepare cost estimates for maintenance and repair projects.
Respond to the most difficult citizen complaints and requests for information.
Coordinate Public Works activities with other City departments and divisions, City Council, and with outside agencies.
Survey City streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, sewers, parks, buildings, and other facilities and assets to identify maintenance needs.
Perform related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Education: Equivalent to the completion of a degree from an accredited four-year college or university in engineering, construction, public administration, or facilities management, supplemented with specialized courses in supervision, occupational administration, or construction related subjects.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in related public works and building construction and maintenance, including significant supervisory experience.
License or Certificate: The ability to convey oneself, supplies, and equipment to and from geographical locations frequently and timely during the course of business, or possession of a valid CA Class C driver’s license.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a civil engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is desirable.
It is important to complete all required application materials. Applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most qualified candidates to interview. It is desired that the successful candidate begin employment as soon as possible.
Completion of the supplemental questions is a required part of the application and examination process. “See Resume” will not be accepted as an answer to supplemental questions.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, candidates should apply through CalOpps.org. Please go to the Member Agencies tab and select the City of Sausalito. Complete an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire.All materials must be included to be considered as a candidate.
This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Human Resources, HumanResources@Sausalito.gov, or (415) 289- 4130. The City of Sausalito is not responsible for the failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources.
Retirement: The City is a part of the CalPERS retirement plan and does not contribute to Social Security.
Classic employees – 2% @55 formula, highest 3-year average compensation
PEPRA employees – hired after 1/1/13 or Classic employee with 6-month break in service are eligible for a 2% @ 62 formula, highest 3-year average compensation
Deferred Compensation: The City offers an optional 457 plan. Employees who actively participate receive a contribution by the City of 1% of their base pay on a bi-weekly basis.
Cafeteria Benefit Plan: The City offers a healthy cafeteria benefit program including choices among plan options for: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, dependent care, flexible spending account, short and long-term disability, and PERS long-term care insurance.
Auto Allowance: $250 a month or assigned use of a City vehicle.
Employee Development: $2,000 annual reimbursement for educational programs.
Commuter Check Program: City pays 50% of the cost for vouchers used for commuting, up to $50 per month.
Holidays: 10 authorized holidays per year, plus 16 hours of floating holiday time.
Administrative Leave: 80 hours of leave per calendar year.
Vacation: Employees earn 136 hours of vacation and 96 hours of sick leave per year.
The City of Sausalito is a beautiful bay-front community known for its Mediterranean flair and breathtaking views. The City is nestled at the foot of the Golden Gate National Recreation area and within its 2.2 square miles, houses 7,000 residents and a robust year-round tourism industry. Located in Marin County just a short trip over the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, Sausalito offers small-town charm with close-knit, community-oriented residents, as well as proximity to a wide range of cultural opportunities.