The City of Sunny Isles Beach is looking to hire a new Director of Public Works this month. The official title is “Public Works Director/City Engineer” and the position will provide strategic leadership and direction in developing, planning and overseeing the City’s Public Works Department. This will include maintenance of all City facilities, streets sidewalks, signage, City Parks, vehicles and stormwater systems. It’s an incredibly important job and TransitMiami.com hopes that the winning applicant will be progressive and informed. More information about the position is available below and at the city’s website: www.sibfl.net
City of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida ANN #: 2010-01
NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY
ISSUE DATE: January 21, 2010
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
ELIGIBILITY: External/Internal Applicants
LOCATION: Public Works Department
Public Works Director/City Engineer
One Regular Full-Time Exempt Vacancy
Starting Salary: $45.05/hr - $55.18/hr ($93,694.54 – $114,775.81 annualized) DOQ
Anticipated Start Date: February 2010
This position provides strategic leadership and direction in developing, planning and overseeing the City’s
Public Works Department. This will include maintenance of all City facilities, streets sidewalks, signage,
City Parks, vehicles and stormwater systems.
This position will provide overall supervision of the Public Works departments, managing the maintenance responsibilities as well as maintaining records, developing contract bids, overseeing contract implementation, and maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations as they apply to Public Works and the City.
The Public Works Director/City Engineer plans, organizes, directs and administers all activities of the Public Works Department including, but not limited to, personnel, general departmental operations, records management and contract administration.
- Responsible for the City’s Fleet Maintenance Program.
- Produces City and Public Works Department publications and forms as required.
- Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, priorities, and operating procedures pertaining to public works.
- Prepares the department’s annual budget and supervises the control and expenditure ofdepartmental appropriations.
- Develops and prescribes work within the Department for all staff, evaluate conditions of work andtakes necessary steps to improve operations.
- Assures optimum departmental activity in the construction and maintenance of all City facilities andinfrastructure.
- Approves all purchase orders for equipment as requested by City departments.
- Approves bid specifications. Oversee the administration of all public works contracts and ensurescontractor performance meet City standards.
- Prepares and submits reports of department activities to the City Manager, keeping him/her fullyapprised of pertinent information.
- Reviews development plans and approves appropriate permits. Develops and updates departmentaloperations and procedures manual.
- Attends meetings and conferences. Represents the City to the public on all public works matters.
- Attends City Commission meetings as requested by the City Manager.
- Ensures performance management is consistently applied including closely monitoring and evaluatingthe collection of data related to the performance evaluation process; receives applicable technical
and functional training, in accordance with City, State and Federal standards and maintains records
of attendance, as directed.
- Establishes and/or recommends viable performance measurement objectives for the delivery of allservices and functions under his/her control and/or responsibility.
- Identifies and/or recommends cost control measures in the delivery of all services and functionsunder his/her area of responsibility.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
- Good knowledge of public works responsibilities and activities, equipment and practices.
- Ability to oversee a comprehensive fleet maintenance program including developing andimplementing department strategy.
- Performance management to include establishing and administering goals, employee developmentand assessment, disciplining and problem resolution.
- Strong communication skills.
- Technical and functional knowledge of Public Works activities, equipment and practices.
- Knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office necessary to be effective.
- Ability to troubleshoot, analyze and interpret technical governmental regulations or procedures.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
- 7 years related experience performing similar duties, 3 of which in a supervisory capacity.
- Or any acceptable related combination of training and experience.
LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS
- Possession of a valid Florida’s License, CDL desirable.
- Florida registered EIT or PE in Civil Engineering desirable.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
Individual’s sensory modalities (vision & hearing) and physical capabilities (ambulation, strength,
coordination, dexterity, range of motion) must be sufficient to perform the Essential Functions of the
BENEFITS: Full City benefits to include paid medical/dental and paid FRS pension; voluntary AFLAC insurance
programs available as well as voluntary 457 savings plan.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume with five references, and a completed City
application to: PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR/CITY ENGINEER SEARCH, CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH,
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, 18070 COLLINS AVENUE, SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL 33160. Open
City applications may be obtained on-line at www.sibfl.net or in person at the address listed
above. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/D/V/M/F/Drug Free Workplace/No Gifts—No Smoking Policy
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