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City of Bexley Service Director job in BEXLEY

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Organization:  City of Bexley
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Ohio (OH)
Post Code:  43209
Salary and Benefits:  $75,000to $87,750

Job Posting:

City of Bexley Service Director

Applications for the position of Service Director will be accepted in the office of the

Mayor from Monday, December 16/2013 , through Wednesday, January 15/2014

between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm ..

This position is a Mayoral appointment and is not subject to Bexley Civil Service job

posting and hiring requirements.

Position Title:                 Service Director

FLSA Status:                  Exempt

Civil Service Status:        Unclassified / Mayoral Appointment

Overtime Eligibility:         Ineligible

Reports to:                     Mayor

Department:                   Service Department

Salary Range:                 $75,000to $87,750

Revision Date:                 12/16/2013


Purpose of Work

Under administrative direction, the Service Director plans, directs, coordinates and

administers the operations and staff of the City Service Department and sub-departments,

interprets and implements the goals and policies of the City under the direction of the Mayor,

manages the operation and maintenance of the City's infrastructure, and performs fiscal and

administrative functions, performs other related duties as required.

Essential Position Functions

1. Responsible for personnel management, including supervision, of the Service

employees including hiring and disciplinary actions.

2. Communicates with residents and others, resolving complaints regarding services.

3. Prepares and administers annual Service Department budget including capital

improvement projects; oversees purchasing for Service. Department, manages

bidding process within areas of responsibility, oversees contracts including change

orders, payments, progress meetings.

4. Forms and maintains Service Department's long range and strategic planning relating

to infrastructure; creates and oversees routine maintenance program for City

infrastructure, including roads, sidewalks, streetlights, water line and sewer

infrastructure, and signage.

5. Responsible for the management, oversight and operation of City

infrastructure/systems (e.g., City streets, alleys, sanitary and storm sewer collection

systems, street lights and traffic systems, water distribution systems, maintenance

facilities, refuse and leaf collection services, parks (excluding Jeffrey Mansion and

Commonwealth Parks) and staff services to Tree and Public Gardens Commission).

Responsibilities include working with funding sources, ensuring appropriate

regulation compliance, maintaining systems implementation and oversight of


6. Serves as a liaison to government agencies and committees/commission as assigned.

7. Makes recommendations to City Council to implement Service Department programs.

8. Works with engineering firms and contractors to coordinate, bid, and oversee City

service projects.

9. Prepares and maintains correspondence, news releases, various reports! grant

requests, etc.

10. Administers Workers' Compensation and unemployment compensation claims across

all departments.

11. Develops personnel policies and procedures for the Service Department.

12. Administers and oversees sub-departments! including Water Department and Parks


13. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises employees directly and through subordinates, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree and knowledge, skills! and/or experience in one or more of the following

fields of expertise: construction or facilities management, engineering, business

management, public administration, or a related field AND six (6) years of progressive

management/administrative experience, OR any equivalent combination of education and


2. Strong leadership skills including the ability to: serve as a role model! demonstrate sound

judgment, resolve problems and conflicts equitably, and maintain a forward-moving team environment.

3. Experience planning and managing budgets

4. Maintains composure and professionalism under pressure

5. Sensitive to deadlines and completes work accurately and effectively in a timely manner

6. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal

and external stakeholders

7. Ability to define problems, collect and evaluate data! establish facts and draw valid

conclusions. Demonstrable analytical and research skills.

8. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with problems involving distinct tasks and

functions in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a

variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

9. Ability to read, analyze building plans, and interpret common scientific and technical

journals, financial reports, and legal documents. .

10. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and


11. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or

boards of directors.

12. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions,

Proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts

of basic algebra and geometry.

13. Project management experience including planning, tracking, and evaluating projects

14. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, as needed

15. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information

and records

16. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

17. Advanced proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

18. Must have valid Ohio Driver's License.

19. Must be insurable under City's fleet insurance coverage.

Preferred Qualifications·

1. Experience with community and real estate development and incentives

2.. Strategic or long-term planning experience

3. Experience with event or program planning and implementation

4. Knowledge of and experience with web design, social media platforms, and/or graphic


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an.

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


While performing the duties of this job, the employee ls regularly required to stand, walk, use

hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel,

crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The .employee is occasionally required to sit. The

employee must occasionally .lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities

required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth

perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

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


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to variations in

temperature and weather conditions, including but not limited to, snow, rain, and humidity.

The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne

particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually


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