The Grove City Service Department is expanding and offering a great opportunity to play a key role in improving the community's quality of life through City Services. As the Service Superintendent, you will join a close-knit team of active, dedicated staff committed to the growth of one another to best serve our inclusive community. The City of Grove City offers its associates a generous range of benefits, including a compensation schedule, longevity bonus, twelve holidays, birthday holiday, aggressive vacation, sick accrual with carryover and payout capability, as well as a number of other fringe benefits including vision, dental and life insurance.
Appointed by the Mayor in consultation with the Administrative Assistant, the Service Superintendent under the immediate supervision of the Public Service Deputy Director is responsible for assisting with the management, organization and direction of private development construction as well as supervising staff and consultants; planning, implementing, and maintaining broad programs for the department; assisting in the management of public works projects including public utility and capital improvement projects.
The incumbent is responsible for developing appropriate policies and procedures to guide the department in carrying out the work. Guidelines include policy directives and principles, and practices of management.
The incumbent is accountable for the effectiveness of the public services of the department or unit, for its fiscal and ethical integrity, and for the public service values reflected in the conduct of its personnel.
The Service Superintendent shall be chosen solely on the basis of his/her executive and administrative qualifications in the profession of public service, as shown by the adequacy of his/her technical training and his/her successful experience in public service.
Has proven ability in oral and written communications.
Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, state and federal authorities, civic leaders and the public in general.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field.
Possession of a certificate of registration as an engineer intern (EI) issued by the State of Ohio.
Sufficient knowledge of the professional field to carry out a full range of varied responsibilities and discharge the accountability required of the Service Superintendent.
Knowledge of project management, City ordinances and standards; principals of public utilities, public right-of-way, and GIS; *City goals and objectives; *City policies and procedures; *personnel rules and regulations; *safety practices and procedures; certification/licensure requirements; public relations; community resources and services; office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; records management; employee training and development; human relations; personnel administration; supervisory principles and practices; office management; public administration; project management; local geographic area.
Possession of a certificate of registration as an engineering intern (EI) issued by the State of Ohio.
Skill in computer operation; use of modern office equipment; motor vehicle operation.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, or picture or schedule form; interpret extensive variety of technical material in books, journals, and manuals; deal with problems involving several variables within a familiar context; apply management principles to solve agency problems; determine material and equipment needs; complete routine forms; prepare routine correspondence; compile and prepare reports; respond to routine inquiries from public and/or officials; communicate effectively; understand technical manuals and/or verbal instructions; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; *maintain records according to established procedures; develop and maintain effective working relationships; travel to and gain access to work site.
Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the City's vehicle insurance policy.