Public Works & Engineering Director

City of Kissimmee | Kissimmee, FL

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Posted Date 12/16/2019

General Statement of Job

Under little direct supervision, plans, directs and supervises all activities of the Public Works and Engineering Department in order to ensure efficient and effective department operations, including street construction and maintenance, stormwater utility, traffic, sanitation, engineering design, etc.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Attends training seminars and required supervisory training.

Conducts and/or attends various meetings.

Coordinates and oversees departmental emergency response and mitigation.

Prepares Department budget and administration (capital, operating, sales/gas tax, transportation impact, stormwater utility and sanitation enterprise funds.

Develops review for site plans, construction plans and other city projects.

Interacts and communicates with internal and external customers, City Officials and Commissioners.

Investigates departmental incidents and accidents. Prepares reports.

Provides long-term departmental planning and goal setting.

Office work, prepares reports, reviews and approves payroll and purchases.

Oversees design, cost and scheduling issues for major departmental projects.

Oversees stormwater requirements (NPDES and TMDL).

Plans, schedules and supervises all functions of the Public Works and Engineering Department.

Reviews departmental activities to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, codes and regulations.

Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations.

Team member selection, performance, evaluation, discipline, transfer and promotion.

Minimum Education and Training

Requires a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, business administration, public administration or equivalent supplemented by 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in public works/engineering project management and operations, some of which has been in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Professional Engineer certification preferred. Must obtain and maintain a valid State of Florida Drivers License as required. 

Job Category
Local Government
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