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Public Works Director

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
THE TOWN OF OAK ISLAND IS CURRENTLY SEARCHING FOR A PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR. OAK ISLAND IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY COASTAL COMMUNITY, WITH A PERMANENT POPULATION OF APPROXIMATELY 8000 (SWELLING TO 45,000+ IN THE SUMMER SEASON) AND 9 MILES OF BEAUTIFUL BEACHES. THIS POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING, SUPERVISING AND DIRECTING THE WORK OF EMPLOYEES ENGAGED IN A VARIETY OF MUNICIPAL OPERATIONS AND SERVICES AND PERFORMS DIFFICULT PROFESSIONAL, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK IN PLANNING, ORGANIZING AND DIRECTING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT FOR THE TOWN OF OAK ISLAND. THE DIRECTOR POSITION ALSO PROVIDES TECHNICAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE TO THE TOWN MANAGER AND COUNCIL IN THE IMPROVEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES, PEST MANAGEMENT, STREETS, BEACH ACCESSES, STORMWATER AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE, AND ENSURES THAT MODERN, SAFE, EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT PRACTICES ARE UTILIZED BY MUNICIPAL WORK CREWS. WORK INVOLVES LONG-RANGE PLANNING, OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETING, DAILY DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION, WORKING WITH CAMA AND OUT OF STATE REGULATORY AGENCIES, MANAGING STAFF AND OTHER RELATED ITEMS. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE GRADUATED FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A BA/BS IN CIVIL OR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, OR A RELATED FIELD, AND POSSESS CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE IN A RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT POSITION IN THE PUBLIC WORKS FIELD, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. THE POSITION ALSO REQUIRES THE POSSESSION OF A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE. THE TOWN OF OAK ISLAND OFFERS A COMPETITIVE SALARY ALONG WITH A FULL BENEFITS PACKAGE; THE POSITION OF PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR IS A GRADE 23, WITH A SALARY RANGE OF $60,953 TO $87,805. HIRING RATE WILL DEPEND ON THE QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE. VISIT WWW.OAKISLANDNC.COM FOR APPLICATION AND SUBMIT TO DLASEK@CI.OAK-ISLAND.NC.US , FAX TO (910)278-9542 OR MAIL TO THE ADDRESS SUPPLIED ON THE APPLICATION. THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. SPECIAL NOTE: ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE SUBJECT TO SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE SCREENING AND AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND CHECK.
Employer: Town of Oak Island
Expires: 2/2/2019
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