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Public Service Director job in Coral Gables

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Organization:  City of Coral Gables
Job Category:  Solid Waste
Grounds and Urban Forestry
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Coral Gables
Salary and Benefits:  $88,420.80 - $121,409.60

The City of Coral Gables, Florida, The City Beautiful, a progressive, international, coastal and historic City is seeking a highly qualified professional who is inspired by interesting challenges of an established, but dynamic community for the position of Public Service Director. The City has a population of 48,000 residents, has a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Miami. It is proud to be ranked by Forbes.com ninth out of America’s Top 25 Towns to Live Well and America’s sixth most successful walkable suburb by the Wall Street Journal.

Coral Gables operates under a commission/manager form of government and is well known for its active and involved citizenry. Public Service is a division of the Community Services Department. The Public Service Director serves as the chief advisor for the City’s solid waste collection and landscape maintenance services. This is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned professional at the forefront of their profession who demonstrates leadership by advocating for innovation and strategic initiatives in order to realize the highest quality of life.

The ideal candidate must be collaborative, diplomatic, a team player, highly energetic, affable, assertive, and have an engaging personal style with impeccable integrity, superb judgment, and strong analytical and communication skills. The candidate must possess the ability to navigate through complex issues, including but not limited to developing and implementing systems to efficiently deliver services consistent with the City’s goals of sustainability, high-quality customer service, and enhancing the community’s quality of life. The successful candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to efficiently allocate resources amongst staff.

Qualifications: Candidates interested in applying must have a bachelor’s degree in horticulture, landscape architecture, turfgrass management, engineering or a related field, from an accredited school and a minimum of six years supervisory experience in landscaping, landscape maintenance, or waste management/solid waste collection operations.

Salary and benefits package includes: The annual salary range is $88,420.80 to $121,409.60. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications. Medical, dental and life insurance, leave allowances, retirement plan and more.

Deadline: The position shall remain open until filled.

Interested candidates may apply for this position through the City of Coral Gables website, www.coralgables.com. Click on Government/City Departments/Human Resources/Job Openings.

The City of Coral Gables is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

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