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Public Works Director

Barrow County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Apr. 4, 2018

End Date: Apr. 30, 2018

The Public Works Department supervises the county’s public works functions including Engineering, Roads & Bridges, Fleet Maintenance, Buildings & Grounds, and the Water, Wastewater and Storm Water Utility Enterprise Funds. In addition, this department also oversees contracted road and bridge work and large pipe and culvert replacement, prepares the annual LMIG list of resurfacing needs, and keeps the county road improvement program updated. Coordinates with GDOT and the Atlanta Regional Commission. This department also issues driveway, utility, and timber harvest permits, performs preliminary plan reviews regarding new roads for county acceptance, performs traffic studies, assists in updating the county’s roadway speed limits for radar permit purposes, manages the subdivision streetlight program, and responds to citizens’ complaints regarding traffic safety issues

The list duties are normal for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  If you would like a full job description please contact Barrow County Human Resources (mthrasher@barrowga.org)
Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia. Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.