Director of Operations

City of Stamford | Stamford, CT

Posted Date 7/08/2018

The Director of Operations is responsible for all personnel within the Operations (public works) Department, including maintenance of the City’s infrastructure and related services - sewer, facility operations, sanitation, street, city storm/sanitary sewer operations, emergency response for snow and ice, flood, severe weather mitigation, and other functional areas. The successful candidate will have extensive management knowledge and experience in similar government or city service positions with five to seven years of civil service experience, preferably in operations-related areas.

CANDIDATE PROFILE Working under the supervision of the Mayor, the Director of Operations must have the ability to create and plan long-term programs that will develop the growth of the community. In addition, he/she is responsible for analyzing and assessing proposals of the public works staff, presenting top-ranked plans to designated department heads, and supervising/directing staff who work on the chosen projects.

Qualifications: At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Liberal Arts, or Law, up to a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Other preferred credentials (although not a requirement) include a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or Business Administration as well as background in accounting in order to successfully handle budgetary work.

COMPENSATION Salary Range: $134,780 to $161,735; competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 457(B) Defined Contribution Plan with 401(A) match. HOW TO APPLY The position will be open until filled; however, resumes will be reviewed as received. Please send your resume and salary requirements to

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level

Share this job