|ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS|
NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible professional and administrative work assisting in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the County's Public Works Department.
Work involves responsibility for assisting with the administration and direction of the Public Works Department. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of departmental activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.
Develops policies, procedures and standards for financial planning; provides guidance for preparation of annual budget requests and the allocation of available resources.
Conducts management studies pertaining to the development of new programs and operations; monitors and evaluates objectives and program procedures.
Assists with directing the activities of the Public Works Department to achieve efficient and cost effective public works operations.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of the Public Works Department.
Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to the Public Works Department.
Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration or related field, six (6) years experience in Public Works, including four years (4) high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: Yes
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91 R12/10