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Public Services Director

Category: Public Utilities
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TITLE: PUBLIC SERVICES DIRECTOR FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT REPORTS TO: CITY MANAGER SALARY RANGE: $51,000 - $63,000, DOQ CLAREMONT, NC – THE CITY OF CLAREMONT (POP. 1,461) IS SEEKING A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL TO FILL THE POSITION OF PUBLIC SERVICES DIRECTOR. MANAGEMENT SEEKS AN EXPERIENCED TEAM BUILDER WITH A DESIRE TO FOCUS ON EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND MOTIVATION TO REPLACE A BELOVED DIRECTOR WHO IS RETIRING. THIS POSITION PERFORMS PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK IN DIRECTING AND OVERSEEING THE CITY’S PUBLIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT, SUPERVISING A STAFF OF 7 EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBLE FOR 10 MILES OF CITY STREETS AND 24 MILES OF DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION LINES, TO INCLUDE 6 SEWER LIFT STATIONS. THE CITY RECENTLY ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO CLOSE BOTH WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES BY 2022, PURCHASING WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT SERVICES FROM THE CITY OF HICKORY. THE POSITION WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAY TO DAY GUIDANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS, SUCH AS STRATEGIC AND CAPITAL PLANNING AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT, CONSISTENTLY MONITORING EACH FOR IMPROVEMENT. WORK IS PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS AND REPORTS TO THE CITY MANAGER. QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM OF AN A.A.S. AND 3-5 YEARS OF FIELD EXPERIENCE IN CONSTRUCTION TYPE TRADES WITH A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF GENERAL CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPALS, TO INCLUDE: THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ASPHALT STREETS, CURB AND GUTTER, SIDEWALKS, WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS, AND SEWER COLLECTIONS SYSTEMS INCLUDING SEWER LIFT STATIONS, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE. PREFERENCE GIVEN TO THOSE HOLDING AT MINIMUM A GRADE B DISTRIBUTION AND GRADE 3 COLLECTIONS CERTIFICATION OR HAVING THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN BOTH WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT. ORC EXPERIENCE A PLUS. SALARY RANGE $51,000-$63,000, DOQ. BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREENING REQUIRED. MUST HAVE A VALID N.C. CLASS B DRIVER’S LICENSE. SUBMIT A COVER LETTER, CURRENT RESUME & COMPLETED APPLICATION TO: WENDY HELMS, CITY OF CLAREMONT PO BOX 446 (3288 EAST MAIN STREET) CLAREMONT, NC 28610, OR WHELMS@CITYOFCLAREMONT.ORG. FOR AN APPLICATION, VISIT WWW.CITYOFCLAREMONT.ORG AND CLICK ON THE “I WANT TO” TAB. OPEN UNTIL FILLED, WITH THE FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS ON DECEMBER 9, 2019. EEO.
Employer: City of Claremont
Expires: 12/9/2019
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