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Deputy Director, Bureau of Engineering job in Annapolis

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Job Ref:  Announcement #02748
Organization:  Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Annapolis
Post Code:  21401
Salary and Benefits:  $38.38 - $65.31 Hourly $79,835.00 - $135,849.00 Annually
08/23/2013

SALARY
$38.38 - $65.31 Hourly    $79,835.00 - $135,849.00 Annually

FINAL CLOSING DATE: 09/09/13

THE POSITION

This posting will be used to fill the full-time, Safety Sensitive position of Deputy Director of Public Works for the Bureau of Engineering. This position holds the highest level of responsibility and authority for the Bureau of Engineering. This position oversees 110 employees and an annual budget of $17.7 million including a Capitol Improvement program budget of $2.5 billion. This position has the primary function of managing the entire Bureau, which includes General Engineering, Technical Engineering, Watershed Protection and Restoration, and Engineering Administration.

NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK

Work involves responsibility for planning, organizing, budgeting, and directing the various programs and activities of an assigned bureau. Work requires the direction and organization of a diversified staff concerned with planning, design and construction of water and wastewater distribution, collection and treatment systems and facilities, highway, storm-water, solid waste and general county infrastructure.

Work is performed with considerable independence under the general direction of the Director of Public Works. Work results are reviewed through conferences, reports and results obtained towards achieving departmental objectives.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

(Note: The duties and responsibilities enumerated in this class specification are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications and salary level for all positions in this class. They are not intended to include all of the essential job functions of all positions in the class).

Plan, organize, direct and manage assigned engineering programs.

Develop policies and procedures for assigned program area within the Department of Public Works.

Direct the preparation of the bureau's annual capital and operating budgets.

Ensure proper training for staff members.

Supervise the preparation and maintenance of necessary records and reports.

Recommend the hiring, firing, disciplining, and related personnel matters.

BUREAU OF ENGINEERING:

Serve as chief engineer for the Department of Public Works.

Plan, organize and direct the various programs and activities of the bureau; conduct or attend meetings with engineers, developers and other individuals concerning bureau and departmental programs.

Provide the Director of Public Works with regular briefings on the status of the county's capital program execution.

Direct special projects such as updating the county's design standards; review fees paid for developer inspection services; resolve concerns from the public, elected officials, builders, developers and others concerning county policies and procedures.

Supervise managers of professional personnel engaged in planning, design, construction, management and technical engineering of county public works infrastructure.

Analyze treatment operations and costs; prepare annual budget request and administer expenditures of allotted funds to achieve the greatest economy consistent with efficient service to the public; report and recommend action regarding the correction of problems that are either engineering related or budget limited.

Direct the preparation of necessary records, reports and histories.

Perform related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Extensive knowledge of modern methods and techniques of administration and management.

Extensive knowledge of engineering principles and practices applied in the planning, design, construction, and operation of engineering projects.

Thorough knowledge of authoritative reference works in the field of engineering.

Ability to supervise and manage assigned professional, technical, labor and clerical staff and evaluate their progress and efficiency.

Ability to plan, organize and direct a variety of programs and activities.

Ability to develop long range engineering plans and make decisions on major policy and operational problems.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, associates, consultant, contractors, and the public.

Ability to communicate effectively.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering or a related field such as business administration, business management and physical science/chemistry; some graduate level course work in business administration, management, or a related field; six (6) or more years engineering experience in a specific engineering program area such as civil, environmental, transportation, utility, highway, water, wastewater, or sanitary engineering, including management, supervisory, and administrative experience; and a valid Class C motor vehicle operator's license.

NOTE: This position is Safety Sensitive and employees in this position are subject to Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) and Alcohol testing.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

1.) Six (6) or more years engineering experience in a specific engineering program area such as environmental, water and wastewater utility operations and maintenance to include management, supervisory, and administrative experience.

2.) A Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of Maryland or another State
that will provide reciprocity.

3.) Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Groupwise.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.aacounty.org/Personnel/Index.cfm
OR
Heritage Complex, 2660 Riva Road, First Floor
Annapolis, MD 21401

Announcement Number 02748
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF ENGINEERING (DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PUBLIC WORKS)
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