Public Works Director

  • City of Crandall
  • Crandall, Texas
  • Apr 11, 2019
Full Time Public Works Management
  • Salary: $65k-$67k Annual Bi-Weekly
  • Phone: 972-427-3771 x103
  • Apply By: Jul 10, 2019

Summary

Under general supervision of the City Manager, the Public Works Director is responsible for the operations and maintenance of public works infrastructure (water, sanitary sewer, streets, drainage, and traffic infrastructure).  The purpose of this position is to supervise and coordinate departmental operations and oversee projects to enhance the City’s infrastructure.  The Public Works Director monitors the performance of the infrastructure systems of the City, daily operations, develops and administers divisional budgets, manages projects and supervises personnel.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Description

  • Take personal responsibility to provide exceptional customer service in order to promote and maintain a positive City image, constructive working environment, and foster pride and professionalism in the workplace and community. Create and plan long-term programs that will develop the growth of the community. 
  • Develop and administer divisional budgets by assisting with budget implementation- forecasting additional funds needed for personnel, equipment, materials, contracts and supplies, approving expenditures and recommend and implement budget adjustments. 
  • Develops specifications and bid document for a variety of public works and public utility related designs, construction and maintenance projects; recommends contract award, negotiates contract provisions and coordinates, reviews and approves contractor’s performance. 
  • Manage projects by assisting with the planning, developing and executing infrastructure projects. Researching and making recommendations concerning development projects, facilitating pre-construction meetings, working with project engineers, inspectors and contractors to resolve issues. 
  • Supervises public works personnel by selecting and hiring new employee, coordinate training, evaluate work performances, correct deficiencies and implement disciplinary and termination procedures. 
  • Serve as the department liaison by meeting with residents, business owners, consulting engineers, outside organizations and other department managers and council members to discuss, plan, evaluate, recommend, and resolve issues and/or concerns.
  • Attends all city council meetings to report any ongoing projects, issues, improvements, concerns, etc.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five (5+) years of experience in the administration and management of a municipal public works department or closely related field.        
  • Valid Class C Texas driver's license
  • Wastewater Collection Operator Class II License TCEQ
  • Water System Operator Class B License TCEQ
  • Customer Service Inspector (CSI) license or the ability to obtain within one year of employment

Special Instructions

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Additional Information

  • 100% Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability)
  • TMRS 2:1 ratio - 5 year vested
  • Vacation, PTO, Holidays
  • 100% Employee paid benefits (AFLAC, ICMA-RC, Liberty National)