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Public Services Director

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
THE TOWN OF SELMA (POP. 6900) A FULL SERVICE TOWN, IS RECRUITING FOR ITS NEXT PUBLIC SERVICES DIRECTOR. SELMA IS A GROWING COMMUNITY LOCATED NEAR THE RALEIGH-DURHAM AREA AND IS SERVED BY I-95 AND US 70. DUTIES INVOLVE THE MANAGEMENT OF THE TOWN’S PUBLIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT INCLUDING PLANNING, ORGANIZING, BUDGETING, PERSONNEL SUPERVISION AND PRIORITIZING OF PROJECTS. THIS DEPARTMENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR STREETS, WATER, SEWER, BUILDING AND GROUNDS (INCLUDING AN AMTRAK PASSENGER STATION), FLEET MAINTENANCE AND CEMETERY. WORK IS PERFORMED THROUGH THE SUPERVISION OF SEVERAL DEPARTMENTAL SUPERVISORS. THE PREFERRED CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE IN A RELATED FIELD, ALONG WITH FIVE YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC WORKS, WITH AT LEAST THREE YEARS’ EXPERIENCE AS AN ASSISTANT OR DIRECTOR LEVEL IN WHICH THEY HAVE DEVELOPED A WELL VERSED KNOWLEDGE OF WATER, SEWER, AND OPERATIONS. EACH CANDIDATE WILL BE EVALUATED ON EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION. THIS PERSON SHOULD HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE VARIOUS PUBLIC SERVICE ASPECTS INCLUDING STREETS, WATER, SEWER, AND FACILITY MAINTENANCE. THE DIRECTOR SHOULD BE A SELF-STARTER AND HAVE ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE INCLUDING BUDGETING AND SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL. THE DIRECTOR MUST EXERCISE CONSIDERABLE INITIATIVE AND INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT IN ALL PHASES OF WORK. THIS PERSON MUST ALSO EXERCISE TACT AND COURTESY IN CONTACT WITH PUBLIC OFFICIALS, DEVELOPERS, CONTRACTORS, TOWN STAFF, AND THE PUBLIC. THE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR REPORTS TO THE TOWN MANAGER. SELMA PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE THAT INCLUDES, PAID LEAVE TIME, HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE, RETIREMENT, AND A PRE-TAX 401(K) PLAN. APPLICATIONS WILL BE EVALUATED UPON RECEIPT. FISCAL YEAR 2019/2020 SALARY RANGE IS $59,127 - $91,648. THE HIRING RANGE WILL BE DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND A SIGNED TOWN APPLICATION. APPLICATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.SELMA-NC.COM/EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITES. DOCUMENTS MAY BE MAILED TO 114 N. RAIFORD STREET, SELMA, NC 27576 OR EMAILED TO MS. SUSAN SULT, INTERIM HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER. QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THIS PROCESS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO MS. SUSAN SULT, INTERIM HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER, (919) 965-9841 EXT. 1005 OR SSULT@SELMA-NC.COM THE TOWN OF SELMA IS AN EEO/M-F/AA/ADA/DRUG-FREE EMPLOYER. AS REQUIRED BY LAW, THE TOWN OF SELMA PARTICIPATES WITH E-VERIFY TO DETERMINE LEGAL EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY STATUS.
Employer: Town of Selma
Expires: 8/22/2019
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