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This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees. 


Summary: This position is responsible for performing, planning, directing and organizing professional, administrative and technical work as it relates to the Roads and Drainage Division of the Public Works Department.


Essential Job Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations.

  • Coordinates daily work activities of all crews and employees in the division; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.

  • Manages the County’s road maintenance program; establishes policies, procedures and methods for the operation and maintenance of county roads; plans, organizes, directs and controls road maintenance and repair program; develops action plan for completing road maintenance work programs; monitors the general condition of rights-of-way; recommends modifications of existing infrastructure and installation of improvements; coordinates short-term engineering design work to ameliorate conditions.

  • Coordinates large scale engineering projects and on-going operations with other local departments and private contractors to obtain compliance with County regulations and codes; establishes quality standards for the maintenance of infrastructure; reviews effectiveness of work programs designed to meet standards; plans and directs replacement, renovation, and improvement of existing facilities; ensures that all roads operate at design capacity.

  • Manages the County’s stormwater and drainage management program; evaluates existing system for necessary rehabilitation; prioritizes needs and implements projects for rehabilitation and replacement of stormwater drainage systems, catch basins, piping and ditches; evaluates drainage system performance deficiencies; recommends system improvements; evaluates new technologies to enhance operations; reviews construction plans and specifications to ensure compliance with County regulations and standards; maintains records of stormwater drainage system operations; investigates and recommends remedies of problems; promotes and oversees innovative designs of stormwater and drainage projects performed by staff and consultants; initiates and oversees public education programs on stormwater and drainage issues.

  • Develops strategic and long-range plans for division operations: identifies and prioritizes various maintenance and construction projects; participates in planning efforts at the local and regional level; keeps Director apprised of developments at the state and federal level that impact the department; monitors pending legislation for impact on operations; oversee compliance with new legislation.

  • Prepares and administers operating budget and capital budget for division; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budgets.

  • Manages special projects for the department, including the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of construction/maintenance projects and related services: defines the scope of the project; identifies and ensures proper allocation of financial, material, and human resources committed to the project.

  • Formulates solutions and resolves problems; facilitates implementation of the project; monitors status of work in progress and progress in meeting project deadlines; oversees and monitors work of contracted service providers; inspects quality of completed work; responds to problems or emergency situations; and provides administrative support to the project as needed.

  • Oversees professional contractors and/or consultants providing services for projects: participates in the evaluation and selection of contractors/consultants; interfaces with and monitors the contractors/consultants to ensure timely and quality completion of project; facilitates cooperation with the project throughout the organization; and provides information and support as needed.

  • Responds to complaints and questions related to division or department operations, activities, or other issues: provides information, researches problems, and initiates problem resolution; and works with supervisors and managers to ensure effective coordination and cooperation across units.

  • Ensures division compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.

  • Prepares or completes various forms and reports to document division operations, including reports, correspondence, monthly reports, budget documents, billing statements, payroll documents, and performance evaluations; ensures compliance with applicable state and federal reporting requirements.

  • Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, time sheets, budget reports, chemical labels, environmental agency information, maps, bulletins, laws, regulations, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.

  • Maintains inventory of department supplies and materials; monitors inventory levels and ensures availability of adequate equipment, supplies, tools, chemicals, and materials to conduct projects and work activities; initiates requests for new/replacement materials.

  • Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new products, methods, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

  • Attends meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed.

  • Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations and participates in continuing education activities; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

  • Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required.


Minimum Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related discipline supplemented by four (4) years of professional engineering experience in road and sidewalk construction and stormwater management; project management, budget administration and supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Georgia Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) Certification.


Required Certificates/Licenses: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.



SALARY RANGE: $56,850.72-$68,222.00 - DOQ

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