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Director General Services

Category: Management
Description:
THE GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT'S INNOVATIVE, HIGHLY QUALIFIED, SERVICE-ORIENTED INDIVIDUALS SUPPORT THE CITY WE LOVE. BUILDING AND MAINTAINING CITY FACILITIES AND PUBLIC SPACES IS WHAT WE DO. PROMOTING OUR ENVIABLE QUALITY OF LIFE AND SERVING AS A FOUNDATION OF A HEALTHY ECONOMY IS WHY WE DO IT. THE DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SERVICES DIRECTS AND OVERSEES THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CITY'S GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT INCLUDING MANAGING A MULTI- MILLION DOLLAR PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES CULTURAL & RECREATION, DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION, PUBLIC FACILITIES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION CIP PROGRAM, AND MANAGES THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, RENOVATION AND DISPOSITION OF CITY BUILDINGS AND PARK FACILITIES. OVERSEES THE CITY'S SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS AND SUPPORTS IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTS AND SPECIAL EVENTS. ALSO OVERSEES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION, REAL ESTATE, HORTICULTURAL AND URBAN FORESTRY SERVICES, CITY LANDSCAPING, FACILITY MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE, ASSET MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS OPERATIONS, OPEN SPACE MAINTENANCE, AS WELL AS FACILITATION OF KEEP DURHAM BEAUTIFUL. RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES INCLUDING OWNER/CONTRACTOR/ARCHITECT NEGOTIATIONS, PROJECT BUDGETS, SCHEDULES, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF ASSIGNMENTS. INCLUDED IS THE TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION AND OVERSIGHT OF ALL ASSIGNED ACTIVITIES AND ASSESSING CAPITAL NEEDS FOR MAJOR PUBLIC FACILITIES, LONG TERM MAINTENANCE NEEDS, DESIGN AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT. THE WORK ALSO INVOLVES REVIEW OF ALL DESIGN PLANS, PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS, PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS, PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AND CLOSE-OUT DOCUMENTATION. THIS IS ACCOMPLISHED BY PERFORMING ANALYSES AND FORECASTS; DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS PLANS; DEVELOPMENT OF DEPARTMENT BUDGETS; MANAGEMENT OF PROGRAMS; MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS PORTFOLIO; COORDINATION AND COOPERATION WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS INCLUDING INTERACTING WITH EXTERNAL AGENCIES, AND MANAGEMENT OF CONTRACTS; AND DIRECTING AND SUPERVISING THE WORK OF DEPARTMENT UNITS. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: RESPONSIBLE FOR OPERATION, DEFERRED MAINTENANCE AND CIP BUDGET OF $135 MILLION AND 126 EMPLOYEES PERFORMS UNDER THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTION OF THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE MANAGING MULTIPLE CITY DIVISIONS INCLUDING: ADMINISTRATION/BUSINESS SERVICES FACILITY OPERATIONS LANDSCAPE SERVICES URBAN FORESTRY REAL ESTATE PROJECT MANAGEMENT CEMETERIES ENERGY MANAGEMENT SUSTAINABILITY KEEP DURHAM BEAUTIFUL PROGRAM MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING OR DIRECTLY RELATED FIELD (SUCH AS, ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION) 10 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE. THIS POSITION REQUIRES RELOCATING WITHIN THE CORPORATE CITY LIMITS OF DURHAM WITHIN 18 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT.
Employer: City of Durham
Expires: 10/11/2019
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