City of Blaine, Washington
Blaine, WA, USA
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
City of Blaine, Washington
Salary : $102,000 - $114,000
Located between the beautiful Cascade Mountain Range and the Puget Sound, Blaine, (pop. 5,000), enjoys the mild climate of northwest Washington and is situated along the Canadian border, with the metropolitan attractions of Vancouver, BC, 30 minutes away, and Seattle, just 100 miles south. Blaine is home to the third busiest U.S./Canada border crossing, with millions of visitors passing through the city each year. Blaine offers residents an excellent school system, affordable housing, low crime, and a unique community with an abundance of natural beauty. The area offers year-round outdoor recreational opportunities, including numerous hiking and biking trails, camping, skiing, sailing, bird and whale watching, lake and river sport fishing, and much more.
The City of Blaine’s Public Works Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all city utilities such as water, wastewater, stormwater, and electrical services, as well as repair and maintenance of streets and public facilities. The department operates with 27.5 FTEs on a 2020 budget of $35.5 million in operating and capital funds. Divisions include: electrical power and lighting, streets, water treatment, water storage and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, storm water management, fleet, public facilities, parks, and cemetery.
Working under the general guidance and direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director will plan, organize, control, and direct all activities of the Public Works Department. The Director is responsible for the leadership and management of all department personnel and services, including engineering, capital programming, construction, and maintenance and operations, and coordinates and performs planning, budgeting, and contractor liaison duties.
A Master of Public Administration or Business Administration degree, or a related field is desired, as well as 6 years of increasingly responsible experience in a public agency or a civil engineering setting, including 4 years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is desirable. Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered.
For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Blaine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 19, 2020 (open until filled).
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA
San Bernardino, California, United States
The Job The Department of Public Works, County Surveyor's O f fice is looking for a SurveyTechnician III who can perform GIS, field, office, and right of way work.Duties include reviewing, creating and surveying maps and legal descriptions and taking measurements for construction, topographic, or boundary surveys. Technicians alsodetermine right of way limits or property boundaries, create and maintain parcels, and perform calculations oranalysis related to land surveying activities. Applications will be accepted until further notice; candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration. * Official Title: Engineering Technician III - For more detailed information regarding job duties, refer to the Engineering Technician III job description. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Background: Incumbent must successfully complete a background check prior to appointment. Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Incumbents must make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California class Cdriver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced by the individual providing the transportation and maintained during the course of employment. Minimum Requirements Experience: Two(2) years of full-time technical Land Surveying, GIS,Civil Engineering, orclosely relatedworkexperience which includes the application of analyzing, creating, or reviewing survey related maps, utilizing GIS to map or index various types of land records, andapplying the use of land surveying formulas, theories, and practices to analyze the work products produced by professional Land Surveyors. And Education: Fifteen (15) semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework in civil engineering, engineering construction technology, or a closely related field. A legible copy of transcripts or listing of completed coursework MUST be submitted with the application if a degree has not been conferred. Substitutions: Option 1 : An additional15 semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework as described above -OR- successful completion of the Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT) orEngineer-in-Training (EIT) examination may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Option 2 : One (1) year of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education. Option 3 : Bachelor's degree in Land Surveying, GIS, Civil Engineering or closely related fieldmay substitute for two(2) years of the required experience. Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Desired Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, engineering construction technology, or a closely related field is highly desirable. Selection Process There will be a competitive evaluation of qualificationsbased on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire.You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. 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City of Austin, TX
Austin, TX, United States
Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in a related field to Business, Engineering, Architecture, Real Estate or related field plus four (4) years of related experience in facility maintenance or management, two of which must have been in a management capacity, OR Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Architecture or Real Estate or related may substitute for one (1) year of the required years of experience. Licenses or Certifications: Any required licenses or certifications. Requires a valid driver's license. Notes to Applicants Interested candidates should apply by Monday, November 18, 2019. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred. To email@example.com and should include a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume. Confidential resume and cover letter electronically to Greg Nelson at inquiries are welcomed to Mr. Greg Nelson at (916) 6304900. This exciting opportunity can be found by clicking below: Building Services Deputy Officer Brochure Prior to final interviews, candidates will be required to sign a release form to authorize verifications to be conducted including degrees obtained and other certifications. Pay Range Commensurate Hours 8:00 - 5:00 pm or as required by business needs Job Close Date Type of Posting External Department Building Services Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 411 Chicon Street, Austin, Tx 78702 Preferred Qualifications The City of Austin seeks to hire a highly qualified Building Services Deputy Officer, a senior management position, to support the Building Services Officer in directing the operations, strategic direction, and asset management services for 260 facilities encompassing 6.3 million square feet distributed over a 300 square miles. The Building Services Department provides strategic facilities planning, custodial, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC , electrical, security, locksmith, property management, safety, project management, and mail services for city facilities. The City of Austin is the fastest growing city in the country; a fact which is driving increased service demand for City programs and operations. Helping the Building Services Officer manage the impacts of this growth on City building infrastructure to support City programs and services is a key role of this position. In the last eighteen months, Building Services transitioned from a division into a City department and is in the process of transforming from a fix-on-failure reactive maintenance culture into a proactive and strategic asset management organization. As a separate department, leadership must interface with senior executives and elected officials regarding relevant policies, performance, planning, and budget. The ideal candidate will be comfortable communicating and working with the City's senior executives, elected officials, and other agencies. The Deputy Officer will be responsible for recommendations regarding deferred maintenance, capital renewal, and operational efficiencies including service delivery means and methods, leadership and governance over the department's operational wing. This new leadership position will provide visionary operational perspective to optimize building infrastructure reliability, sustainability, and efficiency. Candidates should have strong facilities operational experience including an understanding of best work practices for custodial, trades, project, and property management functions in the department. Demonstrated ability in preventative maintenance methodologies and skill with developing front line employees into cohesive, integrated teams is desired. Sustainability is a cornerstone of City operations hence candidates should have strong knowledge of USGB LEED standards, and other related systems in energy management, Green Seal, and waste reduction programs. This position will assist with the implementation of a proactive and strategic asset management model. The Deputy Building Services Officer will have skill in the collection, analysis, and management of data related to systems measuring building performance, operational efficiency, and increase return on investment. This senior leader should possess demonstrated experience in building a culture of continuous improvement using performance excellence models that emphasize: leadership, workforce development, customer focus, process design/improvement, technology, strategic planning, and results. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Assists with the management, operations and maintenance of City of Austin facilities and property to ensure effectiveness and efficiency. 2. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned service areas, programs and operations; recommends and administers policies and procedures. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within division and departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels. 3. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within division and departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels. 4. Oversees and administers the daily operations of the building maintenance. 5. Participates in the development and administration of Building Services annual budget, participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures and implements adjustments. 6. Oversees the activities for safety programs for assigned sections and work groups and oversees the planning for safety programs and activities; ensures compliance with safety and environmental requirements. 7. Oversees and participates in providing customer service to internal and external customers; responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. 8. Provides financial managerial reports as required. 9. Assists with development and monitoring of operations and maintenance, capital budgets and responds to deviations from cost/time line projections. 10. Assists with development and implementation of Building Services business plans that promotes completion of the overall City of Austin business/strategic plans and initiatives. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling and recommendation for dismissal. . Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of municipal asset utilization and regulatory and legislative issues. Knowledge of building maintenance, practices, issues and policies. Knowledge of real estate management processes, practices, issues and policies. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and methods. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning an organizing. Ability to structure a complex organization to meet changing environments. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Ability to quickly recognize, analyze and respond to irregular events and emergencies. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents