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Operations Manager - Public Works job in DeLand

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Organization:  County of Volusia
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  DeLand
Post Code:  32720
Salary and Benefits:  $60,617.00 - $95,775.00 Annually

Major Functions:

The County of Volusia is seeking an experienced Operations Manager for the Public Works Department. This position is located in DeLand, Florida, and will be responsible for highly skilled professional and managerial work, coordinating and overseeing the administration and operations of all divisions and/or activities reporting to a Department Director. There is considerable latitude for independent judgment and performance, within the parameters set by, and under the general direction of, the Department Director. This position will also be responsible for compiling information from various sources and analyzing the applicability of the information, designing and planning complex projects, studying and coordinating methods and procedure improvements and programs to foster greater productivity, and representing the Department Director in making special investigations and gathering information.
Illustrative Duties:
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Consults with division/activity directors to provide administrative support for program activities. Reviews activities for consistency with goals.
  • Represents the Department Director with responsibility for making decisions within established policy in his/her absence. May include legislative lobbying.
  • Compiles information from various sources and analyzes the applicability of information, the characteristics and quality of the sources.
  • Designs and plans complex projects to include funding. Develops new methods, approaches or procedures.
  • Studies and coordinates methods and procedure improvements and programs to foster greater productivity.
  • Represents the Department Director in making special investigations and gathering information.
  • Meets with the public, officials, and groups to explain various projects and work programs.
  • Provides fiscal oversight for all revenues and expenditures. Develops and coordinates special projects. Coordinates personnel activities and reviews staffing needs and allocations.
  • Performs related work as required.


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management or related field, and have at least five (5) years of progressively responsible management and administrative experience. A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum requirements to include: at least nine (9) years of progressively responsible management and administrative experience. The preferred candidate will have a background in government budgets and software improvement projects. A background in Public Works or other government divisions is a plus.

This position is open until filled and may close without notice. To apply online please visit our website at http://www.volusia.org/

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