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Organization:  City of Chamblee, GA
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Georgia (GA)
City:  Chamblee
Post Code:  30341
Salary and Benefits:  $67,047 - $93,866

The City of Chamblee, Georgia, is accepting applications for the position of Director of Public Works. Located approximately 10 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, Chamblee is a friendly, progressive community with a small town's cohesiveness while being part of one of the country's premier metropolitan areas. MARTA (the Atlanta area's commuter rail system) has a stop in Chamblee. DeKalb Peachtree Airport, the second busiest airport in Georgia, is located within the City limits and caters to general aviation traffic. Chamblee’s residents value their governmental services which are top-notch. The population is currently 15,500 which includes 5,500 residents that voted to be annexed in 2011. On December 30, 2013, the population will increase to 27,500 when an additional 12,000 residents are annexed.

The Director reports directly to the City Manager, is a member of the City’s Senior Leadership Team, and interacts regularly with the City Council, residents, property owners and businesses. He/she will be intelligent, upbeat, friendly, outgoing, organized, positive and progressive - someone with a "can do" attitude, excellent communication skills, a high degree of integrity and is visionary yet practical.

The position is responsible for Fleet/Equipment Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance, Animal Control, Storm Water, Right-of-Way Maintenance, and Residential/Commercial Sanitation services. It is also responsible for planning and managing all of the Public Works services in accordance with professional standards, applicable laws, and City Council directives.

Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, and six to nine years of progressive management experience with at least some in the field of public works; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities for this position. P.E. Certification is preferred but not required.

The salary range for this position is $67,047 - $93,866. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications. The City of Chamblee has excellent benefits.

This position may be required to work extended or unusual hours to oversee maintenance repairs and operations, including disaster response services, and attend City Council meetings or events as needed.

A complete job description and employment application may be found on the City’s website at www.chambleega.com.

Applicants must submit a completed City of Chamblee Employment Application on line, by email to the City Manager, Marc Johnson at mjohnson@chambleega.com, or mail to City of Chamblee, Attn: Marc Johnson, 5468 Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341. A resume cannot be submitted as a substitute for the application; it is for additional information only. The City of Chamblee is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

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