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City of Watauga

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Job location: Watauga, Fort Worth Area, TX 76148 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/20/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary DOQ. 13 Paid Holidays, 15 Vacation Days and 15 Sick Days; Longevity Pay; Texas Municipal Retirement System - City matches 2:1, 5 years vesting; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance (1 x salary), AD&D Insurance (1 x salary), and LTD, which are provided at the City's expense.

Job Classification

Job Category:Public Works/Utilities

Job Description

Job description:
The Public Works & Community Development Director is responsible for the operations of the Public Works, Community Development and Fleet and Building Maintenance. The PW&CD Director plans, organizes and coordinates the activities of all Field Operations including the repair and maintenance of the City’s streets, storm drain system, drainage channels, water and sewer system, fleet and city buildings and structures. He is also responsible for city planning, development and inspection; industrial, commercial and residential building construction and inspection; and city code enforcement. He may also serve as the Flood Plain Manager. The PW&CD Director manages 50 employees including a Fleet & Facilities Manager, Building Official, Utility Superintendent and Public Works Superintendent. Additional responsibilities include adherence to EPA and TCEQ regulations and Storm Water Phase II mandates. The PW&CD Director is also responsible for Capital Improvement Projects, department budget, the Traffic Signals Program, management of Oil Lease Agreements and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects.

There are ~$11 Million of Capital Improvement Projects under design. The new Public Works & Community Development Director will be tasked with overseeing these projects which include: Water & Sewer Projects, Street Overlays, Master Drainage Plan, major road repairs (Watauga Road and Hightower Drive), Traffic Signals Program and Fleet Replacement and Building Maintenance Program.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
A successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, a minimum of seven years in public works operations and at least five years of supervisory and management experience. Flood Plain Manager certification is highly desirable. Class C License in water operations and Class II waste water operations through the Texas Commission on Environment Quality are highly desirable. Professional Engineering registration in the State of Texas preferred.

Salary Range $83,597 to $133,756. DOQ

Deadline to apply is January 18, 2013.

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