Director of Public Works
Annual salary range is $90,0000 - $110,000. Open unit filled. Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and evaluates the activities of the Public Works Department which is comprised of the Water/Wastewater, Animal Control , Streets, oversees the provision of departmental services to City residents; prepares, implements and evaluates capital improvement program and long-range infrastructure development plans; prepares and manages departmental budget; ensures compliance with regulatory requirements; provides technical assistance and liaison with City staff, developers, other agencies. TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Identifies and prioritizes project needs, establishes project completion time-lines, and provides direction for the use of available staff on public works infrastructure maintenance and development. Confers with architects, engineers, developers, consultants and the general public concerning engineering and public works construction and maintenance matters; assists public in design projects to comply with City development standards; meets with project developers and designers to advise them on City policy standards and alternate design techniques. Coordinates work activities with other City departments and contract engineering services; confers with staff as needed in preparing and reviewing plans and specifications, inspecting and supervising projects, and implementing improvements or extensions of City infrastructure. Confers with, and provides direction and guidance to Public Works Maintenance and Water/Wastewater staff related to upgrade, maintenance and repair activities in their divisions. Prepares annual Public Works budget and submits budget requests to the City Manager; monitors and controls departmental expenditures. Provides a variety of data, studies, reports and recommendations related to Public Works Department programs and activities to the City Manager, the City Council and its committees, and other agencies/committees. Attends meetings of various committees and organizations as the City or Department representative; provides input, comment and decisions relative to public works projects and programs. Participates in the selection, training and development and performance evaluation of the Department's employees.