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Columbus Consolidated Government is seeking a Assistant Public Works Director of Infrastructure that manages the daily operation & preventative maintenance portions of the paving & sewer fund. Interviews, hires, trains, assigns, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel; addresses complaints and resolves problems. Manages Urban Forestry & Beautification (ROW), Street Repair & Maintenance, Rainwater, Cemeteries and Community Service divisions for Muscogee County; prepares reports and ensures GDOT compliance is maintained for roads, sidewalks, ROW & drainage structures; analyzes and develops major requirements for finances, equipment, facilities, and personnel for these assigned divisions. Develops and implements capital assessment & improvement plans & funding mechanisms for the replacement, repair & maintenance of the City’s critical transportation & drainage infrastructure; including but are not limited to Asset Management, Stormwater Management Plan updates, Stormwater utility, Master Tree Plan, etc. Develops and manages contracts for engineering services involving streets and drainage infrastructure. Develops and manages maintenance contracts for ROW maintenance, tree pruning/removal & Stormwater Management; negotiates technical requirements, pricing, and other aspects of contract management, implementation, and final inspection. Organizes, plans, and conducts special operations for the department. Supervises the work of the Cemetery Division; Manages & implements safety programs relevant to the work performed. Coordinate’s interactions and support among the various divisions and departments to ensure the timely completion of major projects. Advises the Public Services Director, City Manager, Deputy City Manager, and division managers concerning issues involving the development and regulatory compliance of major public service projects and initiatives. Organizes, plans, and conducts public meetings on Public Service issues; speaks at civic and industrial organizations concerning Public Service issues. Serves on committees related to Stormwater, Urban Forestry & Beautification & pavement management. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and reading trade and professional journals and publications. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of the principles and practices of Municipal Stormwater Management, ROW maintenance & concrete/asphalt management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgetary development and management. Knowledge of the materials, methods, and techniques of road construction and maintenance. Knowledge of the principles of records management. Knowledge of standard business arithmetic. Skill in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Skill in problem-solving and decision-making. Skill in management and supervision. Skill in operating standard office equipment. Skill in oral and written communication.


A Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field is required.  Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department to effectively direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Possession of, or ability to readily obtain, a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


The Columbus Consolidated Government offers an exceptional compensation and benefits packet. The salary for this position is $ 73,347.02 Annually


Benefits include the following:


Low-cost Medical Insurance                                                                                       Retirement Plan
Dental Programs                                                        
Supplemental Life Insurance                                     
Long Term Disability                                                
Sick Leave                                                                 
Direct Deposit & Credit Union                                  

Prescription Drug Card

Retirement Plan

Life Insurance Plans

Deferred Compensation Plans

Vacation Leave

11 Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program


How To Apply:


Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting period.


Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Reather Hollowell

Director of Human Resources
Columbus Consolidated Government
P. O. Box 1340
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone: 706-225-3631



An Equal Opportunity Employer


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