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The City of Stone Mountain is a suburb of Atlanta, GA and has a 2020 population of approximately 6,500 residents. The City encompasses 1.7 square miles and is mostly residential with an authentic and active downtown. The City abuts Stone Mountain Park but the park is not in the city limits. The City is governed by a Mayor and Council elected city-wide and is established as a Council-Manager form of government.
The City is looking for a Public Works Director with the skills to both lead and manage the small department efficiently.
The Public Works Director works under the general direction of the City Manager and will be responsible for the administrative and functional supervision, direct and indirect, of 7 employees. The Director must plan, implement, administer, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate all functions and services of the Public Works Department. This includes roads and drainage, parks maintenance, building maintenance, sidewalks and signals as well as maintaining the rights of way and public properties in the city. This position also includes duties to manage the SPLOST program, manage capital projects and advise the City Manager on all aspects of the city's infrastructure. The Director also manages various consultants working for the city on design, engineering and construction projects The Chief will administer the Public Works, Parks, SPLOST and Stormwater budgets: develops, requests, and administers an annual department operating budget of approximately $2.3 million.
Needs and Expectations
To apply, please send a resume and a two-sentence statement of interest to Darnetta Tyus, City Manager at email@example.com. First review of resumes will be October 18, 2022. Position is open until filled.p >