Job Title: Director of Public Services
Department: Public Services
Reports To: General Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 18
Approved By: General Manager
Approved Date: 4/11/2022
The Director of Public Services is the bridge between the General Manager (GM) and essential Public Utility, Public Works, and Lake staff service teams and operations, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, permits, and goals set by the GM.
The Director of Public Services has budget, policy, and oversight of the following departments: Public Works and Public Utility Administration, Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Water and Wastewater Line Maintenance, Fleet Management, Building Maintenance, Solid Waste Management, Street Maintenance, Common Property Forestry and Wildlife Management, Lake Management and Maintenance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
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 in Construction Management, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, or Business Management plus five years of experience in construction maintenance, and repair of water treatment and distribution and wastewater treatment and collection. 10 years supervising multiple direct reports, and prior $10mil+ budget oversight; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Must be proficient in the use of computer software programs to include AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, Google Earth, or other aerial mapping programs. Must be able to use a smart phone to communicate by phone, email, text, take photos, and a keyboard to communicate through written means, to review information and enter/retrieve data, to see and read characters on a computer screen.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to prepare and review plans and specifications; direct the response to emergency and disaster situations; estimate capital project costs; supervise, train and evaluate staff; maintain and prepare detailed reports; interact effectively with other departments, the public and other agencies; evaluate proposed projects, or alternative solutions to maintenance or construction problems; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, REGULATIONS
The 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a municipal employee in the Public Services Department encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to tolerate work conditions of heat cold, rain, snow, and mud. This is a safety-sensitive position.
Essential Yes. Employees who are designated as required to work when an office closing is authorized.
Work from home Yes. As approved by General Manager on case-by-case basis.