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Assistant Director of Public Works

Category: Management
Description:
THIS POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSISTING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS IN DIRECTING VARIOUS DIVISIONS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. THE PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION IS TO ASSIST THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS IN DIRECTING VARIOUS DIVISIONS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE HELPS ENSURE THE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT PROVISION OF CITY SERVICES. MAJOR DUTIES •SUPERVISES AND DIRECTS THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONS OF PUBLIC WORKS: STREETS, ENGINEERING, TRAFFIC/PARKING, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, FLEET MAINTENANCE AND TRANSIT/AIRPORT •ASSIST DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS WITH THE FOLLOWING: •PROVIDES INPUT AND STRATEGIES FOR DEPARTMENTAL STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION; ASSISTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHORT AND LONG TERM GOALS THROUGH BUDGET/CIP •ADMINISTERS PERSONNEL PROGRAMS, INCLUDING TRAINING, SKILL BASED PROGRAMS, PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, AND COMPENSATION PROGRAMS; RECOMMENDS SALARY INCREASES •MANAGES THE WORK ORDER SYSTEM, INCLUDING OVERSEEING AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE MONITORING; ANALYZES JOB COSTS; DEVELOPS PERFORMANCE MEASURES; CONSULTS WITH VENDORS; NEGOTIATES AND APPROVES CONTRACTS. •COORDINATES AND MANAGES ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS INCLUDING NCDOT; SECURES GRANT FUNDS; INTERVIEWS AND SELECTS CONTRACTORS; NEGOTIATES CONTRACTS AND OVERSEES DIVISION OPERATIONS. •ASSIST AND COORDINATE IN ANY NCDOT RELATED ITEMS ON DOT STREETS WITHIN CITY LIMITS INCLUDING STREET CLOSURES, SNOW REMOVAL, STREET MAINTENANCE, DRAINAGE CONCERNS, RESURFACING, CITY OWNED UTILITIES •ASSIST IN COORDINATING DEPARTMENTAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLANS; OVERSEES AND DIRECTS CLEAN-UP AND RECOVERY EFFORTS IN RESPECTED DIVISIONS WITH DEPARTMENT. •COORDINATES THE CITY'S INMATE LABOR PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC WORKS AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS. •INFORMS DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS OF ALL ISSUES AND DEVELOPMENTS; FORMULATES ACTION PLANS FOR ADDRESSING PROBLEMS AND OBSTACLES; RESPONDS TO INQUIRIES. •DIRECTS DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES IN THE ABSENCE OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS. •PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wilsonnc
Employer: City of Wilson
Expires: 3/2/2019
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