SUMMARY: Incumbents are second in command and have line authority. Incumbents are responsible for putting final touches on budgets; providing oversight and direction for internal operations; serving as a liaison with outside agencies. Incumbents are heavily involved in policy making; have resource responsibilities; and are responsible for conducting and managing special projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed.
Supervises staff to include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe work environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations
Plans, organizes, develops, directs, and supervises the administration and management of major divisions of the Public Works Department to include Streets, Sanitation, Vehicle Maintenance, Parks and Facilities, and advises the Public Works Director about issues
Plans, develops, and implements goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned divisions and the Department.Additionally, incumbents ensure City facilities comply with all Federal, State, and local codes
Provides direction and guidance to external consultants and/or vendors engaged in studies and projects on behalf of the City; initiates and monitors the progress of special studies to be undertaken by internal staff
Reviews departmental operations to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of services and/or programs
Prepares and maintains records and statistical reports on division activities and incidents by providing regular and accurate reports to the Director and ensures all records are properly kept for each division, including the condition of the infrastructure, and development, including identifying funding needs and options
Administers and monitors divisional budgets, which may include capital improvement programs, including allocating resources and approving expenditures; oversees fuel procurement for all City operations in a manner that complies with purchasing regulations; oversees vehicle and equipment procurement, and replacement funding; coordinates Facilities operations efforts with customer departments so City facilities meet their functional needs in a cost-effective manner
Prepares or directs the preparation of bid documents or Council communications for major projects of assigned divisions
Responds to inquiries and concerns from citizens, the media, and government authorities
Coordinates and directs activities and personnel involved in the implementation and completion of applicable projects/contracts, which may include design, scheduling, construction, legal procedures, budget, and construction compliance
Acts in the absence of the Public Works Director
Maintains regular attendance and punctuality
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level
Exercises supervision of personnel in related area of responsibility.
Public administration and governmental operations
Accounting and financial management principles
Advanced theories and principles related to area of assignment
Strategy development principles and procedures
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations
Program development and administration principles and practices
Program/Project management planning principles and techniques
Conflict mediation principles
Public relations principles
City-required safety procedures
Solid Waste principles and practices (including generally accepted Best Management Practices), as well as Federal, State and Local regulations
Community norms and expectations related to Solid Waste collection and disposal
Street Maintenance principles and practices (including generally accepted Best Management Practices), as well as Federal, State and local regulations
Community norms and expectations related to Street Maintenance and traffic operations
Fleet management principles and practices (including generally accepted Best Management Practices), as well as Federal, State and local regulations
Internal customer department norms and expectations related to Fleet operations
Facilities management principles and practices (including generally accepted Best Management Practices), as well as Federal, State and Local regulations
Internal customer department norms and expectations related to facilities operations
Using computers and related software applications
Analyze and interpret project specifications, design plans, construction plans, schematic drawings, flow charts, project schedules and blueprints
Monitor and evaluate employees
Prioritize and assign work
Manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Speak in public
Analyze and develop policies and procedures
Ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
Interpret and apply applicable laws, rules, and regulations
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
Manage change and sensitive topics
Write technical procedures, policies, contracts, and/or other related detailed materials
Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
Communicate effectively using interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Plan, coordinate, direct, and evaluate the functions and activities of large divisions within the Public Works Department
Supervise, train, and develop employees effectively
Prepare, administer and monitor budgets
Perform research, analyze findings, and prepare and present reports and recommendations on Public Works Department issues
On occasion, inspect projects or services in the field
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in a related field, five years technical experience, and three years of responsible supervisory experience directly related to the area assigned; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Must have at the time of hire and be able to maintain a valid Ohio driver license.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
WORK ENVIRONMENT Position is typically office or administrative work and is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.