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|Organization:||City of Sammamish||Job Category:||Director Public Works||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Washington (WA)||City:||Sammamish||Post Code:||98075||Salary and Benefits:||$94,469-$129,287/year plus full benefits||Post Date:||07/21/2014||
First review of applications will begin at 5:00 on Friday, July 25.
The Deputy Director of Public Works is responsible for providing guidance, direction and coordination of department operations including oversight of the department budget administration, maintenance, engineering and supervision of administrative personnel. The Deputy Director ensures that the department operates efficiently and effectively in its day-to-day business, enhancing collaboration across the department, the City and the community. The Deputy Director may also assist with long range planning, capital projects and major maintenance contracts.
The Deputy Director coordinates and provides guidance to other managers, supervisors, and project leaders and acts as technical advisor on work programs, studies, projects and problem resolution teams. The Deputy Director will plan for future work programs, determine the nature and scope of projects and assist with staff assignments.
The Deputy Director acts on behalf of or in lieu of the Director and the City at selected management, community or regional meetings dealing with public works matters. This position performs the full range of duties of the Director in his/her absence and may serve other management functions as requested by the Director and/or the City Manager.
The Deputy Director works under the direct supervision of the Director of Public Works.
This position directly oversees the department administrative personnel and provides indirect supervision, guidance and direction to all other department staff, including the Engineering Division and the Maintenance Division.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Five years of progressively responsible experience in public works management with policy, supervisory and budgetary experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to fulfill the duties of this position.
A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or a closely related field. Experience as an Assistant/Deputy Director or a comparable position in an organization of a comparable size.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed primarily in office and meeting room settings with some fieldwork required. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Fieldwork will expose the employee to occasional inclement weather, loud noises, traffic, and dust and mud. Fieldwork may require protective clothing including reflective vest, helmet, gloves, goggles, and safety shoes.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, open and move paper and plans, and reach with hands and arms, hear and talk as part of both office and field work. The fieldwork may also include limited walking on a variety of surfaces and negotiating obstacles within structures and construction sites, climbing ladders, crawling in confined areas, bending, and stooping. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Employee must be able to drive a City vehicle. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Good driving record, ability to drive a City vehicle and possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days is required.
Selection will include formal application, rating of education and experience, response to written questions, oral interviews and reference checks.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
THE CITY OF SAMMAMISH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER