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Public Utilities Director

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
THE TOWN OF NORTH WILKESBORO IS A CLOSE-KNIT BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY HOME TO BLUEGRASS, TWO RIVERS, AND AN EMERGING OUTDOOR TOURISM INDUSTRY. AS OUR POPULATION AND ECONOMY GROW, WE FACE EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES AND HAVE A NEED FOR A PASSIONATE INDIVIDUAL TO HELP LEAD US TO SUCCESS. WE ARE SEEKING A MOTIVATED, KNOWLEDGEABLE, AND CAPABLE INDIVIDUAL WITH STRONG LEADERSHIP SKILLS TO JOIN OUR TEAM AS THE PUBLIC UTILITIES DIRECTOR. YOU WILL PERFORM COMPLEX WORK AND OVERSEE THE PROVISION OF OUR ROBUST PUBLIC UTILITY SERVICES (WATER TREATMENT, WASTEWATER TREATMENT, AND PIPE MAINTENANCE). RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL DUTIES, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS TO IMPROVE THE TOWN’S WATER/SEWER SYSTEM. THIS MANAGEMENT-LEVEL POSITION IS AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR AN EXPERIENCED INDIVIDUAL TO LEAD NEW PROJECTS. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • DIRECT EMPLOYEES • CONDUCT LONG-RANGE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT • ADVISE MANAGEMENT AND ELECTED OFFICIALS • REPORTING AND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS • PLAN, DIRECT, AND PARTICIPATE IN FACILITY MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR • MANAGE DEPARTMENTAL AND DIVISION BUDGETS QUALIFICATIONS • KNOWLEDGE OF WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT, DISTRIBUTION, AND COLLECTION • AWARENESS OF ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES AND MECHANICAL TRADES AS APPLIED TO UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR • EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS • ANALYTICAL, DECISION-MAKING, CRITICAL THINKING, AND CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS. • VERBAL, WRITTEN, AND INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS • ABILITY TO ATTEND WORK REGULARLY AND WORK IN A FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN A RELATED FIELD OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • NC DRIVER’S LICENSE • EXPERIENCE IN WATER/WASTEWATER ADMINISTRATION AND CAPITAL PROJECT OVERSIGHT IS A PLUS THE TOWN OF NORTH WILKESBORO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA SALARY: $50,094 - $77,030 PAY CLASS: 16 TO APPLY, SUBMIT A COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND TWO REFERENCES (EMAIL & PHONE NUMBER) TO PAYROLL@NORTH-WILKESBORO.COM OR ON OUR WEBSITE THE FULL JOB LISTING CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE: HTTPS://WWW.NORTH-WILKESBORO.COM/166/PUBLIC-WORKS-AND-UTILITIES
Employer: Town of North Wilkesboro
Expires: 8/20/2022
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