Director of Public Works

  • City of Roanoke
  • Jan 08, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.ROANOKEVA.GOV/JOBS.

EEO/AA/M/F/DISABILITY EMPLOYER.

As a Drug/Alcohol Free Workplace.  The City of Roanoke Administers Pre-Employment Screening to all employees.

Performs professional and administrative work overseeing all activities assigned to public works. Responsibilities entail accountability based on measurable cost effective results for the substance, efficiency, productivity and quality of activities performed within divisions. Plans, organizes and oversees the activities of Engineering, Solid Waste Management, Stormwater Utility, Environmental Management and Transportation divisions. Bachelor's degree from four year college or university with major in civil engineering, public or business administration; Master's degree preferred but not required; five to ten years related management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a Professional Engineer's license issued by the State of Virginia desirable, not required. Must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 12 months of employment. 

SALARY RANGE:  $100,000.00 - $141,567.40 ANNUALLY

SUMMARY 
Performs professional and administrative work overseeing all activities assigned to public works. Responsibilities entail accountability based on measurable cost effective results for the substance, efficiency, productivity and quality of activities performed within divisions. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Plans, organizes and oversees the activities of Engineering, Solid Waste, Stormwater Utility, Environmental Management and Transportation divisions.   

Coordinates interdepartmental activities

Researches and recommends new or improved departmental operations

Directs the preparation of and monitors departmental budgets

Develops and implements general policies in consultation with appropriate managers to ensure efficient operations

Confers with the Assistant City Manager for Operations and other City officials concerning major activities and furnishes technical engineering advice on public works matters

Researches and prepares reports on activities related to public works and broad municipal activities on a project basis 

Serves as liaison between the city and federal, state and other local government agencies concerning departmental activities

Receives and responds to citizen's inquires and complaints by taking appropriate action

Stays abreast of recent trends in public works, equipment and regional issues

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Manages five division managers who supervise employees in Engineering, Solid Waste, Stormwater Utility, Environmental Management and Transportation divisions. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these divisions. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 
Bachelor's degree from four year college or university with major in civil engineering, public or business administration; Master's degree preferred but not required; five to ten years related management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 12 months of employment. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  FEBRUARY 8, 2020  11:59 PM  EASTERN TIME

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.ROANOKEVA.GOV/JOBS.

EEO/AA/M/F/DISABILITY EMPLOYER.

As a Drug/Alcohol Free Workplace.  The City of Roanoke Administers Pre-Employment Screening to all employees.