City of Kyle Texas
  • 07-Mar-2017 to 01-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Pub Wrks
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • Starting Salary: $86,000 DOE
  • Full Time

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GENERAL STATEMENT:

Under the administrative direction of the Public Works Director, plans, organizes, directs, supervises, and administers all public works operations and departments, which includes Administration, Street Construction and Maintenance, Water Production and Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Collection, in addition to general community maintenance and development. Composes reports for programs; analyzes effectiveness of service delivery; and develops goals and priorities for all areas of responsibility.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Develops, monitors, and administers maintenance activities for all Public Works departments. Authorizes purchases, monitors expenditures, schedules and allocates personnel resources; evaluates departmental personnel and develops departmental policies and procedures.

- Develops and administers comprehensive maintenance programs for facilities and equipment including equipment acquisition, facility monitoring, field and grounds condition monitoring, and evaluation if equipment usage needs and scheduling of replacement.

- Maintains primary responsibility for monitoring and reporting both current and future water consumption projected for city needs. Works in conjunction with the Public Works Director and other appropriate agencies and authorities to comply with all state, local, permit, and/or contractual requirements for water production and acquisition.

- Maintains primary responsibility for monitoring and reporting both current and future wastewater treatment projected for city needs. Works in conjunction with the Public Works Director and other appropriate agencies and authorities to comply with all state, local, permit, and/or contractual requirements for wastewater treatment..

- Attends City Council meetings when needed and prepares monthly reports of projects and activities, etc. as requested by the Public Works Director.

 

Community Relations:

- Provides customers with information over the telephone and in person; responds to and resolves citizens' complaints concerning programs, activities, and Public Works departments.

- Attends staff, committee, and Council meetings as needed, participating as warranted.

- Assists and participates in the resolution of conflicts.

- Maintains desired working relationship with Public Works Director.

- Works cooperatively with community groups.

- Provides support to all city department programs and/or activities as needed.

- Maintains a professional working relationship with other Federal, State, and local governmental agencies.

- Reviews all departmental programs and policies to ensure that desired service levels are provided to the citizens of Kyle and non-citizens within the City of Kyle.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Performs all other duties as assigned by the Public Works Director.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

- Thorough knowledge of general Public Works activities and methods.

- Thorough knowledge of applicable state, federal, and local laws.

- Ability to lead and direct the activities of a large organization.

- Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with other city officials, the general public, and the news media.

- Ability to remain calm and act resourcefully in an emergency.

- General operational knowledge, experience, and/or familiarity with all Public Works machinery and equipment.

- Knowledge in administration, water distribution systems, water supply, wastewater collection systems, wastewater treatment plants, storm water collection systems, roadway systems, sidewalks, fleet maintenance.

- Ability to complete construction plan reviews consisting of roads, sidewalks, drainage, water, wastewater and any other construction related items.

 

Other Considerations:

Must live within 45 minutes of travel time to the City of Kyle during normal traffic conditions. Must be able to respond and assist in management of emergency and disaster related events, either natural or otherwise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRMENTS:

Completion of a Bachelors Degree in public administration or closely related field is preferred and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in comparable sized city, three (3) years of which should be as a Public Works Assistant Director, or its equivalent; or equivalent combination of training and/or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of public works administration and supervision. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License and be eligible for coverage under the City of Kyle vehicle insurance provider. An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.

PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

 

This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. This description is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete, from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.

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