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Assistant Director (Water Resources Planning) job in Houston

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Job Ref:  PN # 10873
Organization:  City of Houston - Department of Public Works & Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Texas (TX)
City:  Houston
Post Code:  77002
Salary and Benefits:  $104,000.00 - $117,000.00 Annually
07/08/2013

The City of Houston’s Department of Public Works and Engineering (PWE) is pleased to announce the following job opportunity. PWE invites interest and applications from highly qualified individuals for the position of Assistant Director for Water Resources Planning in the Department’s Planning and Development Services Division.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The City of Houston’s Public Works and Engineering Department provides many services that directly affect the daily lives of those who live and/or work in Houston. Six divisions deliver the Department’s key products and services that include streets, drainage, traffic controls, drinking water production and distribution, waste water collection and treatment, new and replacement infrastructure, developmental services and utility customer account services. PWE is staffed with a highly trained, diverse workforce of approximately 3,900 employees and has an annual budget of $1.2 billion.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Assistant Director for Water Resources Planning is responsible for the supervision and direction of staff including planners, engineers and support personnel involved in infrastructure planning activities and the administration of all water and waste water sales contracts. The position reports to the Senior Assistant Director for Infrastructure Planning and supports the Department in monitoring, assessing and providing input for water resource issues at the regional, state and federal levels. Planning responsibilities include development of long range projections for water availability and aggregated customer demand. The Assistant Director will guide and direct staff in the development and assessment of infrastructure and policy strategies to provide cost effective plans for water supply and waste water management to meet the City’s future needs. Other responsibilities include representing the Department and City in communications and meetings with various regional and state authorities and non-governmental organizations in support of the City’s interests in both water availability and quality. For additional information, please click the following link:

http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/files/Executive- Brochure-AD_PDSD_WR_April_2013_optv2.pdf

TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO WWW.HOUSTONTX.GOV/JOBS

FOR APPLICATION STATUS INQUIRIES OR SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, PLEASE CALL GINGER COOPER AT:

832.393-6013 (Phone)

832.393.6042 (Fax)

Ginger.Cooper@houstontx.gov





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