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Assistant Utilities Director at Town of Davie

Assistant Utilities Director

Town of Davie Fort Lauderdale, FL Full-Time
Description

Under limited supervision, performs administrative, supervisory and technical work in planning, directing, coordinating, evaluating and maintaining the operations of the Utilities Department water and wastewater infrastructure inclusive of water resources, water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, reclaimed water treatment, reclaimed water distribution and industrial pretreatment and other support areas. Work is performed under the general direction of the Utilities Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Assists Director in developing and implementing department policies, procedures and programs;
* Assists Director to ensure each program or division is in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department and other regulatory agencies as needed.
* Manages the work of assigned personnel and divisions; delegates and reviews work assignments to ensure its timely, cost-effective, and meets standards.
* Provides engineering and project management support for assigned Utility projects, inclusive of design, construction, survey and inspection as well as the associated Capital Improvement Program.
* Assist with review and approval of standard developer agreements; review and approval of plans and permit process.
* Assist, develop and manage, and/or implement various Department initiatives inclusive of work plan, asset management, GIS, grants, pilot studies, other planning and operational improvements, prepares and presents reports associated with the tasks.
* Assists with grievances and discipline, reviews employee performance evaluations, interviews and makes recommendations regarding hiring of personnel;
* Assist with the preparation, implementation and management of the operational and capital improvement budgets; monitors and approves expenditures, forecast funding needs, develop summary spreadsheets, briefings, presentations and additional items as needed.
* Assists in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Department's Strategic Plan.

Respond to citizen complaints, issues, and media inquiries as assigned.
* Attends meetings and hearing and represents the department at public functions.

Serves as acting director in the absence of the director.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

* Performs other related work as required.
* During emergency conditions, Town of Davie essential employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.
* Employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements (Must meet by the closing date of the posting unless otherwise stated)

EDUCATIONA ND EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED:

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or closely related discipline.

Five (5) - seven (7) years professional or administrative experience in the operation and direction of a municipal utilities system; with three (3) to five (5) years supervisory experience.

Five (5) years progressively responsible engineering experience in the design and construction water treatment, water distribution, wastewater treatment, reclaimed water treatment, waste water collection, or other public utility projects.

A comparable combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position, may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED:

Possession of a current License as a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.

A Master's Degree in Civil, Environmental, Public Administration or closely related field.

Special Requirements

* Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class "E" Driver's License with a good driving history.

* If selected, candidate will be required to submit a lifetime driving history.

* This position will remain open until filled.

Recommended Skills

  • Administration
  • Asset Management
  • Construction
  • Coordinating
  • Financial Management
  • Forecasting
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