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Assistant Public Works Director job in City of Pompano Beach, FL

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Organization:  City of Pompano Beach
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Florida (FL)
City:  City of Pompano Beach, FL
Salary and Benefits:  Annual: $62,591.78 - $88,071.98

Position Summary (Major Job Duties)
Highly responsible administrative and supervisory work assisting in the direction and coordination of the Public Works Department. Assists with the development of departmental policies and regulations; determines standards to evaluate effectiveness of departmental management operation and policy; initiates support programs to facilitate increased efficiency; coordinates departmental activities with other departments of the city government. Prepares and implements division budgets; establishes fiscal controls. Assists division managers in developing work plans and scheduling of work. Oversees personnel issues within the department including labor relations. Develops tracking methodologies for collection of data for the Florida Benchmarking Program. Monitors the progress of the department’s strategic plan. Reviews and revises rules, policies and procedures. Assists in coordinating and/or negotiating cooperative activities among governmental agencies, as well as private entities, requiring City cooperation. Responsible for grants management and acquisition. Monitors Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program. Serves as the departmental liaison to all boards and committees the department is assigned. Assists in planning and directing the activities involved in the maintenance of public buildings, streets, canals, beaches, lands and vehicles. Conducts research/analysis and special projects on an ongoing basis on a variety of operational and management issues. Supervises subordinate and/or support staff. Represent department when City’s Emergency Operations Center is activated during recovery operations. Performs related work as required.


Qualifications (Education, work experience, special requirements)
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Master’s degree in Business, Engineering Management, or Public Administration is desirable. Extensive management experience in all phases of municipal public works. Ten years experience is desirable. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Extensive knowledge of all phases of public works and engineering. Considerable knowledge of the equipment, tools and supplies required to accomplish all operations. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite software. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate a wide range of public works systems and activities. Ability to create a positive image to the public relative to public works programs. Ability to effectively speak in public and make presentations. Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of all city ethics and conflicts of interest policies. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, city officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation or political affiliation. Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license. Ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Ability to use and operate various items of office related equipment. Some standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and handling, pushing, and pulling. Ability to move through rough terrain at job sites. Ability to climb ladders.


Apply to the Human Resources Department
100 West Atlantic Blvd.,
Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Phone (954) 786-4626
Fax (954) 786-5553
Job line (954) 786-4693

The City of Pompano Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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