Employment Opportunities  >>  Public Works & Utilities

Asst. Director Public Works

City of Smyrna

Posted: Jun. 4, 2019

End Date: Jul. 31, 2019

Department    Public Works                                                                        
$59,712 - $74,640                         
Posting Date:  June 3, 2019                
Closing Date:  Open until Filled                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
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, Sanitation/Recycling, and Building and Grounds 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, Sanitation/Recycling and Building and Grounds divisions; oversees the maintenance and construction of City streets; oversees the collection, storage, transportation, and disposal of all garbage, yard debris and recycled materials generated in the City; oversees proper maintenance and upkeep of assigned city buildings, facilities, and grounds; conducts field inspections of the progress and quality of work.
  • Assists in 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 five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes progressively responsible technical and supervisory experience in Public Works; 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.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, engineered drawings, specifications and shop drawings.
Application Information
 Applications must be submitted online: www.smyrnaga.gov

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