Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
Coordinates work activities of assigned agencies and departments; prioritizes work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex and problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to County management and elected officials as requested.
Consults and communicates with County Manager, Board of Commissioners, County employees, outside agencies and other individuals to review operations and activities, review and resolve problems, receive and give advice and direction, and provide recommendations; and attends meetings and provides information, reports, documentation, etc. as requested.
Develops and implements long- and short-term plans, goals, and objectives for assigned agencies: researches, assesses and develops strategies to meet current and future community needs in area of assignment. Preparation and maintenance of engineering plans for public works projects.
Develops, implements, and updates policies and procedures for assigned agencies: formulates and develops work methods and practices, policies, standard operating procedures, and training programs; monitors implementation of rules and regulations; and updates policies and procedures according to federal, state, or local legislation as required.
Develops and implements budget for area of assignment, including operating, maintenance and capital improvements; monitors expenditures and revenues to ensure compliance with approved budget; coordinates with agency and department staff members regarding budgets; and maintains related documentation.
Performs public relations duties: represents the County at various functions; attends County board meetings and various other meetings; attends ceremonies, dedications, and other events; makes speeches or presentations; and provides information to the public regarding plans, projects, issues and concerns regarding area of assignment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.