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Director of Streets and Utilities job in Dublin

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Organization:  City of Dublin
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Solid Waste
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Ohio (OH)
City:  Dublin
Salary and Benefits:  $76,100.00 - $111,500.00

This position entails advanced professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the activities of the Division of Streets & Utilities. The incumbent in this position will directly supervise staff and provide leadership and guidance to the entire divisional staff. Work also includes developing program concepts, implementing programs and standards, and measuring performance. Considerable coordination with other departments and divisions is required.

Given the nature of this classification’s duties, it has been designated as Exempt under the governing Fair Labor Standards Act regulations and, therefore, is not eligible for formal overtime compensation or formal compensatory time.


Essential Functions:

Plans, organizes, prioritizes, and directs the activities and operations of the division for effective, high quality,  cost efficient service delivery (functional areas of responsibility include: street maintenance; water, sanitary sewer, storm water maintenance; solid waste management; safety; support to special events including logistics/materials management).

Ensures compliance with state, federal, and local laws, policies, and procedures; city ordinances, city charter, and administrative orders. Recommends and participates in the development of capital and land acquisitions and facility improvements; assists with project scoping and development of project plans and specifications.

Develops and recommends an annual operating and capital budget, manages and monitors budget and project status.

Manages the procurement of goods and inventory for program activities.

Ensures safe conditions for employees and the public.  Emphasizes employee safety through training, discipline, organized and clean work areas, and the development, implementation and administration of safety policies.  Ensures the proper documentation of safety practices in accordance with administrative orders, standard operating guidelines, and state and federal laws.

Develops and implements public information regarding divisional programs in cooperation with and within guidelines established by the City.

Participates in various public meetings, provides liaison to boards, commissions, committees, and task forces; delivers presentations and speeches at meetings and other community events.

Networks via professional associations related to functional areas of responsibility as well as with other division directors/administrators responsible for similar functions in other jurisdictions.

Conducts liaison with other governmental entities and agencies as required or assigned.

Responds verbally or in writing to a variety of requests and correspondence from community groups, state and local officials, and the general public.

Possesses ability to input, obtain output, and analyze and interpret data using computer technology.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy and Management, Civil Engineering, or other related field is preferred, with extensive management-level experience in a public works position preferably in a local government environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must possess the combination of a team-oriented, participatory leadership/management style; a comprehensive understanding of the public policy aspects of local government; and exceptional communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

Thorough knowledge of effective managerial practices and methods.

Thorough knowledge of budgeting policies, practices and procedures. 

Thorough knowledge of modern principles, methods, practices, and equipment relating to the functional areas of responsibility.

Thorough knowledge of asset management principles.

Ability to identify and define training needs of subordinate personnel.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials, civic organizations, community agencies, and the general public.

Ability to plan, direct, supervise, and evaluate programs; assess overall division effectiveness in carrying out its missions and recommend improvements.

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