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Public Works Assistant Maintenance & Operations Manager job in Redmond

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Organization:  City of Redmond
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Washington (WA)
City:  Redmond
Post Code:  98052
Salary and Benefits:  $6,738 - $9,096 per month

Minimum Salary: $6,738.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $9,096.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: August 08, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Redmond Public Works Department is seeking a creative and collaborative individual as the Assistant Maintenance & Operations Manager in its Maintenance and Operations Center (MOC). The MOC is responsible for the maintenance and operation of City-owned storm water, wastewater, drinking water, streets, fleets, and facilities assets. This position will work under the general direction of the Public Works’ Maintenance and Operations Manager to: plan, organize and supervise the six maintenance and operations divisions (Streets, Stormwater, Wastewater, Water, Fleet, Facilities); be responsible for emergency operations and safety management, including after-hours emergency standby and campus security; assist with building collaborative partnerships; align the work of the six operations and maintenance divisions with the four engineering divisions in Public Works for both capital projects and programmatic work; coordinate with the MOC division supervisors on fiscal and work program management; assist with development and implementation of the Asset Management Program for Public Works; evaluate and monitor productivity to ensure efficiencies are met; and act in the absence of the MOC manager. This position may also supervise.


Duties include but are not limited to:

Provide leadership that embodies a commitment to integrity, accountability, communications and customer serviceAssist in the development of goals and objectives for the MOC to ensure compliance with City wide directives, overall departmental goals and objectives and any applicable local, state or federal laws, rules and regulationsAssist in the development and implementation of operating policies, procedures, initiatives and programs within the MOC in order to accomplish departmental goals and objectivesMonitor, coordinate and evaluate activities, programs and services of each division, between the divisions, and with outside agencies, to ensure effective and efficient operation and quality service to the communitySupervise activities of the staff and subordinate supervisors who are responsible for carrying out the programs, services and functions of the division. Supervisory duties includes assign and review of projects/programs, provide assistance, evaluate performance, administer discipline, and make hiring, termination and pay change recommendationsAssist with the development of the MOC’s Safety and Emergency Operations Plans, to ensure compliance with City-wide directives, overall departmental goals and objectives and any applicable local, state or federal laws, rules and regulationsAssist in the development, implementation and management of the City’s new Enterprise Asset Management SoftwareMeet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and proceduresAssist with the development of the division budget including the incorporation of individual section budgets by reviewing past expenditures, determine future needs and make determinations regarding the necessary resources to accomplish divisional goals. Review requisition for items and recommend approval based upon budgetary guidelines. Perform cost control activities; monitor expenditures to assure sound fiscal controlCoordinate review of capital investment and development projects/plans to ensure MOC interests and needs are met and communicated in a timely mannerDevelop strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, including other City departments, to creatively and collaboratively solve problems relating to efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance and operationsRespond to citizen concerns and issues and determines and recommends appropriate resolutions to maintain positive community/customer relationMonitor technological and regulatory changes that affect city maintenance activities; recommends changes to procedures and implements such changes after approvalAssist with the development of the MOC budget and allocation of resourcesAssist with labor negotiations related to the collective bargaining agreementsRespond to emergencies as required; coordinates activities with other responders to provide effective response; direct the work of staff and utilization of resources to affect repair and ensure the safety of the communityActing in the absence of the MOC Manager


Knowledge of:

Operations, organization, policies, activities and objectives of municipal public works field functions, including street, water, stormwater, and wastewater systems, as well as the business aspects of managing internal services of fleet and facilitiesDeveloping and implementing programs, projects and/or initiativesConstruction and engineering principles and practicesEmergency Management protocols and policiesSafety policies and regulatory requirementsEmployee safety procedures and practicesOrganizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needsAsset management principles and practicesReviewing, analyzing and interpreting operational issues, policies, and procedures; and implementing new programs or processesOrganizational principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation and supervision of staff

Skilled in:

Establishing effective working relationships with City personnel, subordinates, other agencies and the general publicManaging and motivating personnel and problem solving personnel issuesUse of good, independent judgment and effective decision making, planning, organization and coordinationEffective problem solving and communicationsFostering a work environment that supports teamwork, collaboration and effective communications

Ability to:

Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goalsWork independently to organize work, set priorities and meet multiple deadlinesPrepare and present clear and concise reports, presentations, correspondence, procedures and other written materialsMaintain cordial, respectful working relationships with staffCreate a motivating, challenging, positive, safe, productive, healthy and educational environment for employeesMake sound, independent decisions within established policy and procedural guidelinesRemain current with regard to new technology and related studies, industry regulations, guidelines and legal issues

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Engineering or related field. Five (5) years experience in municipal engineering, construction management, operations and maintenance, emergency management, or public administration, including at least two (2) years at the management or supervisory level, or any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Requirements:

A valid Washington State driver's license is required by date of hire, with a driving record that meets City standards is required. , Certification by the Department of Health as a Water Distribution Manager IV (WDM 4) , project management, engineering license or engineer in training certificate, and any other certifications, training or licenses directly relating to emergency operations, safety, construction, wastewater, stormwater, facilities, fleet, or streets are preferred.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Must process mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, to operate a motor vehicle, to inspect various City infrastructure, development, field operations and work sites. Outdoor work can expose the employee to adverse weather conditions, physical hazards and requires ability to independently maneuver on uneven terrain and climb ladders, stairs, ramps, etc. Subject to 24-hour emergency call out. Some evening and weekend hours may also be required.


The City of Redmond provides a benefits package that includes: medical, dental and vision benefits; paid sick leave, vacation and holidays; retirement; and life insurance.

Selection Process:

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application to https://www.govjobstoday.com.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form.


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