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Public Works Directors develop programs that improve the life of a community and create new resources for its members. Typical resume samples for Public Works Director highlight duties such as reviewing public works proposals, analyzing projects, checking budgets, tracking expenses, assigning work to staff, and creating bid specifications. Those interested in a Public Works Director position should be able to complete the following skills: knowledge of municipal public works, safe work practices expertise, budgeting, training skills, integrity, and time management. A degree in engineering or public administration is seen on most successful resumes.

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Public Works Director

  • Oversee the management of six divisions: Streets, Water, Waste Water, Cemetery, Airport, and Public Properties
  • Contract management of multiple projects for conformance to project plans, engineering standards, and compliance with city, county, state, and federal regulations.
  • Interact with IDOT, IDNR, IEPA, FAA, Army Corps of Engineers, engineers, and residents.
  • Identify and assess opportunities for achieving cost reductions and/or alternative services delivery systems.
  • Took an outside-in approach with a focus on the current and future challenges of the organization.
  • Create a unified team from within the various divisions - water, wastewater, streets, cemetery, and public property.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Civil Engineering Technologies
BS
Public Administration
2

Assistant to The Public Works Director

  • Assists resident's with daily concerns regarding street and drainage infrastructure.
  • Assist Public Works Director with daily management of the City's infrastructure repair, maintenance and new development including, but not limited to plan and engineering development.
  • Maintains and develops additional relationships with vendors / contractors to perform duties within the city limits as a resource to management.
  • Assists Public Works Director with budgetary management, fleet and equipment management, city property disposal, engineered and standardized street and drainage repairs.
  • Ensures compliance with MS4 TCEQ Stormwater permitting and implementing program compliance for the City.
  • Conduct SWPP Inspections for new residential construction.
  • Developed annual social media campaign content to promote best practices for business, contractors and residents, "Stormwater Sunday".
  • Red, White and Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival senior team member developing marketing and event branding including stage and artist management under direction from the City Administrator.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Certification
3

Public Works Director

  • Scope of responsibilities include the management of daily departmental operations, supervision of staff and interaction with the general public, developers, contractors, governing body, federal, state and local agencies.
  • Direction, management and oversight of the Town street maintenance, (paved and unpaved), snow removal operations, water distribution system maintenance, irrigation system maintenance, sanitary sewer collection system maintenance, storm water system maintenance, parks, open space, and trails maintenance, and Town building maintenance.
  • Budget development, annual CIP program, report writing, grant writing, human resources and all aspects of departmental operations.
  • Plan, design, oversee and implement public improvement projects.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Transportation

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