Director of Public Services, Colerain Townsh ....


Organization : Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Category : Director Public Works
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : Cincinnati
Salary and Benefits : $76,125 - $99,500

Director of Public Services

Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio

Salary:  $76,125 - $99,500

Deadline to apply:  Open Until Filled

Application Type:  Apply for this job 

PURPOSE: This position has multiple areas of responsibility: to insure that the Township Parks System and Road Infrastructure is operated efficiently and effectively; to insure that the Township’s Special Events are organized and coordinated as directed by the Board of Trustees; to insure the Government Complex is maintained and operated efficiently and effectively; and to insure that all Township roadways, stormwater infrastructure, and related items are properly maintained.

SCOPE: The Director of Public Services must insure that Township properties (including cemeteries, roadways, and other public properties not under the control of other specific department heads) are maintained properly.

ESSENTIALS ROLES & RESPONSIBLILITIES: May include, but not limited to the following:

  • Oversee the Parks Division, Roads Division, and Events Coordinator. This will include the responsibility for scheduling, evaluating and disciplining.
  • Directly oversees the maintenance of roads, including all snow and ice removal and other road improvements that will enhance the safety and welfare of the traveling public on Township roads.
  • Serve as individual responsible for insuring the township property under his/her control is maintained and improvements are made in a timely manner, including but not limited to the following tasks: ordering supplies and equipment, capital improvements - initiation and updating, and financial responsibilities associated with above.
  • Maintain Colerain Township Historical Cemeteries.
  • In the absence of a facility manager, serve as facility manager for the government complex.
  • Organize and coordinate in-house cleaning and/or contractual janitorial services.
  • Oversee the preventative maintenance and repairs for the mechanical systems, including HVAC, plumbing and electrical.
  • Coordinate with landscaper for grounds care and maintenance.
  • Ensure department employees and special events comply with all applicable safety standards.
  • Serve as Township’s representative for township facility improvements not under the control of specific department heads.
  • Work closely with the development of the projects, including property acquisition, insuring the completeness of specifications and bid documents.
  • Maintaining lines of communications between the township and the agencies involved with property development projects.
  • Update the Township Administrator and the Board of Trustees on the progress of Township projects.
  • Evaluate the necessity and accuracy of change orders for Township projects.
  • Act as liaison with the groups and agencies contracting and volunteering to assist in various Township events.
  • Assist Township departments with the coordination of events (i.e. parking and traffic control).
  • Prepare with the assistance of the Township Administrator, appropriate financial information relative to events.Participate in budget process; prepare department budget for inclusion in township budget; track expenditures to assure all are within budget.
  • Participate in the strategic planning process; prepare department strategic plan for inclusion in township strategic plan; track operations to assure all are initiatives are completed and goals are met.
  • Coordinate annual township service activities such as The Recycle Day and Christmas Tree Recycling Program.
  • Oversee ADA compliance of township buildings and parks.
  • Coordinate with contractors and other governmental entities for the improvement of road infrastructure, stormwater infrastructure, and other related infrastructure.
  • Apply for and secure grant funding for projects.
  • Other duties as directed to insure proper and efficient operations of the Colerain Township Public Services Department.


  • Ability to establish and maintain cordial and effective working relationships with staff (in a union environment) and other employees, township officials, civic groups, and the general public.
  • Able to obtain applicable pesticide licensing for the State of Ohio.
  • Broad working knowledge of the principals, practices and techniques of recreation programs and park operations.
  • Broad working knowledge of the principals, practices and techniques of road management and stormwater infrastructure maintenance.
  • Ability to manage governmental facilities including HVAC maintenance.
  • Ability to organize special events and supervise overall coordination of the events.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively.
  • Ability to prepare and oversee departmental budgets.
  • Able to apply for and administer grants to expand parks and special events.
  • Ability to manage employees in supervisory capacity.
  • Ability to oversee ADA compliance of township buildings and parks.
  • Ability to be on call 24 hours per day for snow emergencies and to work at other than regular hours when needed to perform the duties of the position.

EDUCATION, LICENSING & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT: A bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation, public administration, or a related field and five years of responsible experience in parks and/or recreation management, stormwater infrastructure management, and/or road infrastructure management. At least two years of supervisory experience and program management experience. 

ColerainTwp-156 - Director of Public Services.doc ColerainTwp-156 - Director of Public Services.doc

You have been logged out...

You have been logged out of the system due to inactivity. Please login again.