The City of Rockingham, NC is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Public Works Director to replace current retiring Director. The Public Works Director works under general direction, performs highly responsible supervisory and administrative work in directing and managing the personnel and functions of the City's Public Works Department; performs related work as required.
The Public Works Director plans, organizes, and directs the personnel and activities of the various service delivery functions to include building and grounds maintenance, fleet maintenance and repair, sanitation collection, street maintenance and repair, and customer service; plans, organizes, and coordinates corresponding work operations through appropriate field superintendents; receives citizen complaints or inquiries concerning public works operations and takes action as required; confers with operating personnel with regard to the promotion of positive public relations program based on timely and effective services; confers with the City Manager with respect to current work priorities, annual work program development, and long range facilities and projects; prepares departmental budget estimates; prepares drawings and records on water and sewer connections, mains, and storm lines; secures rights-of-way; plans and coordinates capital improvements work with contractors; prepares operational records and reports; performs other duties as required.
This position reports to the City Manager. The preferred candidate will have a BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field, and considerable experience in a related field and considerable experience in a responsible position in the Public Works or Utilities field, including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Possession of related certifications such as Collection System Operator is highly desirable.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public works administration as applied to the development and construction of public works projects; thorough knowledge of modern equipment and methodologies utilized in public works construction and maintenance; thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to public works functions and operations.
Starting Salary range is $75,610.69 to $94,427.07 DOQ with a competitive benefits package. Pre-employment physical & drug test, EOE handicap compliant employer. Please submit resume with 3 references to: Bridget Player, Human Resources Director, City of Rockingham, 514 Rockingham Road, Rockingham, North Carolina 28379 or
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