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Assistant County Manager

Forsyth County BOC

Posted: Jan. 10, 2018

End Date: Feb. 28, 2018

The annual salary range for this position is $96,513.00 - $154,421.00 DOQ.

This position requires a Professional Engineering License.

Job summary:

Serves as the key executive manager for all transportation related activities and responsibilities; acts as key contact with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).
Plans and directs the programs, staff and resources of the assigned departments of Engineering, Recycling & Solid Waste, Fleet Maintenance, Dial-A-Ride, Public Facilities & Maintenance, and other departments, divisions, or programs as assigned.
Develops plans, proposals, goals, objectives to the County's current and strategic plans relating to transportation, recycling and solid waste management, private and public landfill management, public transportation, fleet and facilities management to meet objectives for the County; analyzes related County needs, citizen concerns, projected growth, and other related issues; continually evaluates and measures the effectiveness of assigned county programs, services, and operations.

Consults with County Manager and Deputy County Manager to review operations/activities, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations.  Provides progress reports to County Manager an other county leaders.

Ensures County compliance and adherence to all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; leads the departments in ensuring compliance with all safety and health requirements, ensures adherence to established safety policies and procedures essential to the assigned departments; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
Reviews and analyzes plans, blueprints and conceptual sketches to understand in detail and to ensure good engineering practices and standards are consistently utilized; reviews materials and construction techniques to confirm compliance with plans and specifications.   Evaluates technical reports and specifications to aid in decision-making. 

Coordinates and interfaces with the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, Development Authority of Forsyth County, Cumming City Government, Georgia DOT, and other public entities regarding regional transportation development efforts; providing support for county and regional economic development related projects.
Provides support to the County Manager and the Board of Commissioners; coordinates preparation of related backup material for Board meetings; makes presentations at meetings, proactively provides the County Manager with information on the status of applicable departmental operations and projects; responds to questions from Commissioners and/or the public; makes recommendations on various matters.