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Organization:  City of Norfolk
Job Category:  Director Public Works
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Virginia (VA)
City:  Norfolk
Salary and Benefits:  $89,547.23 - $154,851.06

The City of Norfolk is seeking a dynamic and innovative professional to lead, plan and direct the activities of the Department of Public Works.

The Director of Public Works is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Management team overseeing all functions involved in the design, construction, and maintenance of the city’s infrastructure, transportation, surveys, storm water, waste management, and towing and recovery. Public Works has a FY14 operating budget of $42,983,976 and manages many of the general capital improvement projects totaling over $88.8 million in FY14. The team consists of 336 employees which work together to accomplish their mission to build, maintain, and operate the physical facilities that support and enhance the lives of Norfolk's citizens, businesses, and visitors.

The services provided by the department are distributed over a network of more than 740 miles of paved streets and reach every household in the City of Norfolk. Organized into seven field divisions (the Division of Streets & Bridges, the Division of Transportation, the Right of Way Division, the Division of Design, the Division of Surveys and the Division of Waste Management) and two administrative divisions (the Division of Management Services and the Division of Financial Management), the department preserves and enhances the quality of life of Norfolk’s citizens and visitors.

The successful candidate will possess a degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university.  Requires a master's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Seven (7) years  of experience managing and directing staff and programs of a major, multi-faceted local government public works agency is required.

The ideal candidate will possess a valid certification as a Professional Engnieer (PE),  a firm understanding of advanced principles and practices of Civil Engineering including CIP management, transportation planning, traffic engineering and traffic operations, and the ability to manage and prioritize a high volume of projects simultaneously while staying abreast of the new trends.

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