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JOB TITLE: DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for directing and supervising the work of the department, including the maintenance of city streets and parks.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The City Administrator assigns work to accomplish departmental goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of departmental activities.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include city, state, and departmental rules and regulations, traffic laws, and civil engineering principles. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY: This position consists of varied technical and managerial duties. Inclement weather and equipment breakdowns contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to manage the operation of the Public Works Department. Successful performance helps ensure the safety and attractiveness of city streets, city parks, city owned buildings, and an overall positive image for the city.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees and the publics served by the department.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, motivate personnel, provide services, and resolve problems.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed with the employee intermittently standing, walking, bending, or sitting. The employee must occasionally lift light and heavy objects and use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and inclement weather. The use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves may be required.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position has direct supervision over Assistant Superintendent and Crew Leaders, but also requires interacting directly with all Public Works personnel including mower operators, street maintenance workers, leaf and limb collection crew, and mowing equipment operators.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $42,176.00 - $71,754.00 per year