Employment Opportunities  >>  Public Works & Utilities

Assistant Director Public Works

Smyrna

Posted: May. 17, 2018

End Date: Jun. 12, 2018


Department   Public Works                                    
Pay Grade     
24                         
Salary 
$58,382 - $72,977
                                                                          
Posting Date:  May 16, 2018                                       
Closing Date:  June 12, 2018                                                                       
 
Job Summary
This position will  assist the Director of Public Works in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the day-to-day work of the Streets, Fleet Maintenance, Sanitation/Recycling, Building and Grounds, Traffic Engineering and Water and Sewer divisions and to assist in establishing and communicating departmental goals.

Essential Job Duties
  • Assists in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the day-to-day work of the Streets, Fleet Maintenance, Sanitation/Recycling, Building and Grounds, Traffic Engineering and Water and Sewer divisions; oversees the maintenance and construction of City streets; oversees the repair and maintenance of City vehicles and equipment; oversees the collection, storage, transportation, and disposal of all garbage, yard debris and recycled materials generated in the City; oversees the construction and maintenance of all City water distribution system and waste water collection systems; conducts field inspections of the progress and quality of work. Oversees traffic engineering maintenance and services.
  • Directs the preparation of the annual budget for Public Works; ensures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; monitors budget expenditures.
  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; trains and motivates staff; makes hiring and termination recommendations.
  • Responds to public complaints, questions, and problems; meets with local citizens to answer questions or hear and/or investigate problems.
  • Provides technical advice to subordinates, the Director, the City Administrator, and elected officials.
  • Ensures that work is performed safely and in compliance with all state permits, laws, and regulations; participates in the conduct of safety meetings for departmental employees.
  • Manages contract administration for subcontracted work and project management inspections.
  • Coordinates operations with other departments, divisions and agencies on various construction projects including operations during emergency and inclement weather conditions.
 
Minimum Requirements of Position
  • Vocational/Technical training with emphasis in construction trades; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes progressively responsible technical experience in Public Works and Water/Waste Water and Storm Sewer, with some supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • Must possess a Class III water license or greater.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, engineered drawings, specifications and shop drawings.
      Application Information

 Applications must be submitted online: www.smyrnacity.com
 

  * * * * The City of Smyrna is an Equal Opportunity Employer * * * *