Municipal Services Director

  • Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida
  • Jun 25, 2018
Full Time Public Works Management
  • Salary: Salary range from $86,130 to $129,196 Annually
  • Salary Top: $129,196
  • Phone: 954-640-4203
  • Apply By: Jul 31, 2018

Summary

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is a small, seaside Town located just north of Fort Lauderdale in Southeast Florida. We have 6,000 full-time residents but the population doubles in the winter months with seasonal residents and tourists. Our primary economic engine is tourism; the beautiful sandy beach and a vibrant restaurant and night life scene that draw visitors year-round.

 We are looking for an experienced professional to serve as the Municipal Services Director. The current Director is retiring after a thirty-year career with the Town. Responsibilities of the position include organizing and directing street maintenance, grounds maintenance (including beach maintenance), drainage and wastewater transmission infrastructure, building and equipment maintenance. This position is our emergency manager and closely coordinates with police, fire and the County.  The Director also is the Town’s liaison to the contract Town Engineer. We do not have any unionized employees.

Job Description

Municipal Services Director

for the Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

 Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is a small, seaside Town located just north of Fort Lauderdale in Southeast Florida. We have 6,000 full-time residents but the population doubles in the winter months with seasonal residents and tourists. Our primary economic engine is tourism; the beautiful sandy beach and a vibrant restaurant and night life scene that draw visitors year-round.

 We are looking for an experienced professional to serve as the Municipal Services Director. The current Director is retiring after a thirty-year career with the Town. Responsibilities of the position include organizing and directing street maintenance, grounds maintenance (including beach maintenance), drainage and wastewater transmission infrastructure, building and equipment maintenance. This position is our emergency manager and closely coordinates with police, fire and the County.  The Director also is the Town’s liaison to the contract Town Engineer. We do not have any unionized employees.

 The Town is very healthy financially. We have a $18 million annual budget, the third lowest millage rate in Broward County, and zero debt. We contract for many services including police, fire, EMS and parking services.

 Although we are in the middle of a large metropolitan area, we take pride in the high level of personalized service we provide to our residents and visitors. With fewer than 40 Town employees (plus contractors), we are a close-knit working group. We are also lucky to have a highly supportive Town Commission, made up of intelligent professionals.

 Applicants must possess Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, civil engineering, or related field; supplemented by five (5) years of responsible supervisory or managerial work experience in public works; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, including at least one (1) year of responsible, professional experience in a volume purchasing operation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to acquire and maintain, a valid Florida driver’s license.

 Compensation: Salary range from $86,130 to $129,196.  This is a senior management position in the well-funded Florida Retirement System (FRS).   The Town provides paid health insurance for the Director and family.

Please see www.lauderdalebythesea-fl.gov/town/employment.htm for more information.

Open until filled.

Applications may be emailed to lisas@lbts-fl.gov.

Job Requirements

Applicants must possess Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, civil engineering, or related field; supplemented by five (5) years of responsible supervisory or managerial work experience in public works; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, including at least one (1) year of responsible, professional experience in a volume purchasing operation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to acquire and maintain, a valid Florida driver’s license.

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Additional Information

Compensation: Salary range from $86,130 to $129,196.  This is a senior management position in the well-funded Florida Retirement System (FRS).   The Town provides paid health insurance for the Director and family.

Please see www.lauderdalebythesea-fl.gov/town/employment.htm for more information.

Open until filled.

Applications may be emailed to lisas@lbts-fl.gov.