Director of Public Works

City of Brooksville | Brooksville, FL

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Posted Date 2/03/2020

This is highly responsible professional administrative management and engineering work under the direction of the City Manager, with direct responsibility for the organization and efficient administration of the department. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: ? Prepares and administers office operations, procedures and annual programs of construction, maintenance, equipment acquisition and other necessary related activities. ? Designs, prepares plans, specifications, time and cost estimates, supervises and inspects highway, bridge, water supply, wastewater, drainage, and similar public works and utility projects. ? Confers with division heads, resolves problems, coordinates work schedules and priorities, furnishes direction and supervision of employees assigned to department. ? Plans, prepares and/or supervises engineering feasibility reports, budgets, special assignment projects and contract administration. ? Confers with the City manager and City staff on policy or procedural matters or complaints by the public. ? Reviews technical aspects and makes recommendations regarding bids, proposals, contracts and development plans of an engineering or a departmental nature. ? Prepare operating permit applications and monitor compliance with requirements of regulatory agencies. ? Perform other duties not specifically enumerated within the job functions as may be required at the discretion of the City manager.


This employee is responsible for organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the several divisions comprising the Public Works Department.  Decisions are made determining major department policies, planning long term programs and resolving difficult technical problems.  Supervision of operations and staff activities are exercised through division heads. 

Assignments are usually in the form of broad administrative policy and instructions or general program objectives.  Annual and long-range programs are researched, formulated and implemented.  Budgets are prepared and administered.  Performance is reviewed for general adherence to established norms.

This is a full-time, exempt position with great benefits to include paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plan.  Applications will be accepted for this position until filled.

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Local Government
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