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Organization:  City of Largo
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  Largo
Salary and Benefits:  $56,201.60 - $84,281.60 Annually



This position is responsible for administering the daily functions and operation of the Streets and Stormwater Division in the Public Works Department related to repair and maintenance of roadways, sidewalks, stormwater drainage systems, and traffic devices. Assignments are received from the Public Works Director and are usually broad in scope requiring independent judgment and ecision making.  Work is review through reports, conferences and results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Develops and monitors the division's annual budget and Capital Improvement recommendations for the Capital Improvement Program.

  • Hires, trains, supervises, disciplines, and fires division personnel.

  • Responds to citizens' concerns and correspondences regarding division operations and policies.

  • Develops and implements divisional policies that detail the standard operating procedures and expectations of the division.

  • Reviews the finished work and evaluates it for quality and efficiency.

  • Reviews and proposes changes, as appropriate, to operating methodologies and processes.

  • Reviews and approves purchase orders and requisitions and assists in the development of specifications for contract work, equipment, and services within the operational area.

  • Supervises administration over the division operation related to maintenance of roadways, sidewalks, stormwater drainage systems, streets and traffic lights, and traffic signs.

  • Coordinates projects within the City's right-of-ways with other City departments, states, county agencies, and private utilities.

  • Responds to natural and man-made emergencies.

  • Attends meetings and conferences concerning construction, staffing, and planning.

  • Reviews job order and service requests.

  • Conducts field inspections of work sites and meets with residents, the general public, and the business community to address concerns.

  • Performs related work as required.


Minimum Qualifications


Training and Experience: Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Public Administration or related field.  A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the maintenance, repair, and construction of public works projects; and at least seven (7) years progressive supervision and management experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Background in stormwater treatment, Civil Engineering, emergency management, and general construction techniques.  General knowledge of heavy equipment as well as Stormwater Management Certification is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering related construction and maintenance as applied to the development, construction, and repair of the municipal infrastructure. Ability to plan, lay out, and direct the work of subordinates, and to plan projects, prepare related designs, estimates, and specifications. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, employees, and the public. Thorough knowledge of the use of civil engineering instruments and equipment. Ability to communicate clearly with administrative staff, employees, and the general public. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.


Work Environment: 70% Inside a climate controlled building. 30% outside which includes driving, walking and/or standing.

Physical Requirements: The essential functions of the job require: sitting approximately four (4) hours per day, standing approximately two (2) hours per day, and walking approximately two (2) hours per day. The job also requires frequent: fine manipulations, grasping, reaching, repetitive motion, and lifting/carrying objects weighing up to 15 pounds. On rare occasions the work requires: bending/stooping, climbing, and lifting objects weighing up to and more than 45 pounds.

Sensory Requirements: Hearing: Ability to detect proper equipment operation and understand what others are saying in normal conversation and on the telephone. Speaking: Ability to communicate orally with others and speak effectively on the telephone. Seeing: Ability to see and read computer monitor screens, operate a vehicle, perform field laboratory tests, and read fine print.

Driving Requirements: The work requires occasional driving and possession of a valid Florida Class "E" Driver License. Florida Class “B” License is preferred.

Office Machines: The work requires the ability to operate the following office machines: telephone, Fax, photocopier, computer, printer, and calculator.

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after Monday, March 24, 2014

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