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Deputy Public Works Director job in Phoenix

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Organization:  The City of Phoenix
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Phoenix
Salary and Benefits:  DOE

Job Description

Job Title: Deputy Public Works Director
Job ID: 9380
Location: Management

The Deputy Public Works Director manages and directs one of eight major divisions of the Public Works Department: Solid Waste Field Services, Solid Waste Administrative Support, Solid Waste Special Projects, Solid Waste Disposal Management, Fleet Services, Facilities Management, Design and Construction Management, and Administrative Services. Incumbents have full responsibility to manage personnel, operational budget and capital infrastructure of their assigned divisions. This position provides either solid waste front-line service delivery to residents or key internal service for other city systems and departments.

Deputy Public Works Directors plan for the future needs of the department, other City departments, and the community by developing and presenting policy and operational recommendations to department and city management. This position also develops and implements programs, policies, and procedures for an assigned division and as a team member in broad program areas. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions and policy recommendations of considerable difficulty. Incumbents in this job may rotate between divisions while maintaining a high degree of proficiency in assigned program responsibility. Work is performed under the direction of an Assistant Public Works Director or the Public Works Director and performance is evaluated on the basis of results achieved. Currently there is one vacancy in the Public Works Department in the Facilities Management Division.


Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.


$75,504 - $120,786 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.


  • Five years of experience in facilities management, equipment/ fleet maintenance, solid waste services, civil engineering, architecture, or administrative services.
  • Three years supervising professional and administrative staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, engineering, or a related field.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS– The job requirements listed above, plus:

  • For the Facilities Management position, preferred qualifications include experience with: facilities maintenance, property management and tenant relations, capital improvement projects, parking/transportation programs, energy management, and fire/life/safety systems.


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.

YOUR COVER LETTERANDRESUME,PLUSANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE INONEATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


  1. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 262-6277.


Deputy Public Works Director, JC 74810, ID #9380, 9/9/2013, AM, Benefits Code: Mid Mgr

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