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Organization:  Town of Irondequoit
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  New York (NY)
City:  Rochester
Post Code:  14617
Salary and Benefits:  Compensable to experience/comprehensive benefit package

Filing Deadline:  This Deputy Commissioner of Public Works recruitment open until filled.  First review of resumes will commence on August 19, 2013.  Qualified candidates may submit resumes including 4 professional references to Human Resources, Town of Irondequoit, 1280 Titus Avenue, Rochester, NY 14617.

The Town of Irondequoit is an unique urban-suburban community in Upstate New York that has water on three sides with a town population of approx. 52,000.

Deputy Commissioner will work directly with the Commissioner of Public Works and Director of Community Development.  Deputy Commissioner will act as the Commissioner in the Commissioner's Absence.  Candidate must be able to think strategically and excercise considerable initiative and independent judgement.

Duties include management and supervision of 60 full time and 6 seasonal employees including, but not limited to preparing substantive performance evaluations on department employees; investigating allegations of employee misconduct or poor job performance; issuing verbal and written warnings along with recommending suspension or termination; developing performance improvement plans; initiate disciplinary actions, resolve departmental and operational conflicts.  This Public Works department deals with sanitary and storm sewers, roadways, trees, sidewalks, rights of way, traffic control and snow removal.  Other duties include completion of civil works project records and closeouts; review grant applications and administration; coordination of services and capital improvements including regulatory and permit issues; project inspections and cost controls, and review Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans.

Candidate must demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and improve safety while working cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service.  The overall focus is on what is in the best interest of the town.  Candidtate should possess integrity, good judgement, the ability to relate and work closely with community agencies, self-confidence and the ability to speak with clarity and authority.

Experience managing infrastructure replacment and maintenance.

B.S. Civil Engineering or A.A.S. Civil Technology Degree preferred and 7 years of relevant experience or an equivalant combination of education/experience.  Preferred Skills: Experience with government agencies, Field Survey, GIS, Public presentations.  Must have proven track record in Public Works with strong skills in management, budgeting, and communications.  A valid New York State driver's license is required.


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