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Public Services Director

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
JOB SUMMARY PERFORMS DIFFICULT PROFESSIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL WORK IN DIRECTING THE VARIED PUBLIC UTILITIES AND PUBLIC WORKS SERVICES FOR THE TOWN. THE EMPLOYEE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING AND DIRECTING WORK OF EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES SYSTEMS INSTALLATION, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR. WORK INCLUDES MANAGEMENT OF THE WATER TREATMENT AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS; WATER DISTRIBUTION AND WASTEWATER COLLECTION SYSTEMS; STREETS AND SIDEWALKS; AND BULKY ITEM SOLID WASTE SERVICES. THE EMPLOYEE PROVIDES TECHNICAL GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT TO MANAGEMENT, ELECTED OFFICIALS, VARIOUS BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND TOWN STAFF. WORK INVOLVES LONG RANGE PLANNING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, AND SERVICE EXCELLENCE; PARTICIPATION IN CAPITAL BUDGETING AND OVERSIGHT OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS; ADDRESSING CITIZEN ISSUES AND PROBLEMS; AND STAFF HIRING AND MANAGEMENT. WORK REQUIRES STRONG MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN BUDGETING, STAFF MANAGEMENT, SOME ENGINEERING DESIGN KNOWLEDGE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGE OF PERSONNEL AND SUPERVISORY PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND LAWS AND REGULATIONS. WORK SUBJECTS THE EMPLOYEE TO INSIDE AND OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS WHILE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ARE IN PROCESS. THE EMPLOYEE MAY BE EXPOSED TO NOISE, EQUIPMENT, FUMES, AND OTHER POSSIBLE SAFETY HAZARDS WHEN INSPECTING PROJECTS. CONSIDERABLE TACT AND COURTESY ARE REQUIRED IN FREQUENT PUBLIC CONTACT. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER DIRECTION OF THE TOWN MANAGER AND IS EVALUATED THROUGH PERIODIC CONFERENCES, WRITTEN REPORTS, AND PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE OF THE UTILITIES SERVICES AND QUALITY OF WATER. A MORE DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION IS AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN OF YADKINVILLE’S WEBSITE AT WWW.YADKINVILLE.ORG UNDER EMPLOYMENT. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL REQUIRED. • ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE FROM A COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS PREFERRED. • KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS OR RELATED FIELD AND EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE OF A PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE NATURE IN PUBLIC WORKS AND/OR UTILITIES MANAGEMENT; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. • PROCESS VISUAL ACUITY TO PRODUCE AND REVIEW WRITTEN REPORTS AND RECORDS INCLUDING MATHEMATICAL CALCULATIONS, ANALYZE DATA, AND TO READ MAPS, SCHEMATIC DRAWINGS, PLANS, TO OPERATE TRUCKS OR OTHER EQUIPMENT, AND TO INSPECT WORK TO DETERMINE ACCURACY, NEATNESS AND THOROUGHNESS. • EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS. • PROFICIENCY IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS INCLUDING WORD AND EXCEL. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS • POSSESSION OF VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE, CDL PREFERRED. • POSSESSION OF AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: GRADE III WWTP; GRADE A WTP, GRADE III COLLECTION SYSTEM OR GRADE A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM CERTIFICATION. SALARY AND BENEFITS SALARY RANGE: $53,068 - $66,335 (DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS) AND A COMPETITIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE. POSITION CLOSING DATE - POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Employer: Town of Yadkinville
Expires: 3/20/2019
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