POSITION TITLE: Director of Public Works DEPARTMENT: Public Works Management
POSITION CODE: 34-700 FLSA STATUS: Exempt
POSITION REPORTS TO: City Manager EMPLOYEE CLASS: M-C
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Public Works Supervisors & Personnel
BLS COMPARABLE: 11-3011.00, Administrative Services Managers
Leadership: Supervise/manage/direct the selection, training, development, appraisal, and work assignments of personnel.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
POSITION PURPOSE: To enhance the quality of life of Enid residents and City workers through the long term planning and day-to-day efficient operation of the Public Works Department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Five years or more of progressive related work experience.
Previous Public Works Director experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Public/Business Administration preferred.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Additional related training preferred.
American Public Works Association (APWA) Certified Stormwater Manager and APWA Certified Public Fleet Professional preferred.
Completion of Roads Scholar Program within 2 years of employment
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
Personnel and Human Resources — Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Prioritize, organize, and delegate assignments.
Accurate and attentive to detail.
Excellent communications and public relations abilities.
Proficient computer application skills.
Ability to assist and support others.
Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.
FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.
VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Exerts up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally. Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature. Occasional use of the hands and fingers for reaching, handling, and touching.
LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Regular- 8 hour shift, typically 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Attendance at after-hours meetings as required.
Availability for emergency situations as required.
Other - Salaried position requiring attendance at meetings after hours and the ability to respond personally or by phone to address problems that may develop after normal work hours.
WORK CONDITIONS: Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation. Outdoors in an enclosed vehicle protected from extreme weather conditions.
Noise level: Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
Other work conditions: None.
9-11 yrs. work related experience.
12+ yrs. related experience.
6-7+ yrs. administrative experience.
8-10 yrs. administrative experience.
Ability to fill in for Director of Public Utilities for short periods of time.
Master’s Degree in related field.
Membership in a professional association.
Ability to fill in for Director of Public Utilities for extended periods of time.
Valid CPR certification.
Leadership in a professional association.
Ability to fill in for Safety Director for department specific training.
Membership in community organization.
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All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.
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