Director of Public Works

City of Rochester | Rochester, MN

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Posted Date 11/22/2019

General Duties:
The Director of Public Works is a member of the City's Development Services and Infrastructure Leadership Team responsible for advancing the vision of the City's Comprehensive Plan by providing strategic leadership and direction for all activities that comprise the City's Public Works Department. Work includes, but is not limited to, the planning, budgeting, and oversight of employees engaged in the short and long term construction, operation and maintenance of the City's infrastructure assets and facilities within the Divisions of the Public Works Department.  Divisions include Infrastructure Maintenance, Fleet and Facilities, Physical Development (Land Development, Transit, Traffic and Parking, and Engineering), and Environmental Services (Wastewater and Stormwater).  The Director provides leadership that develops, reviews, updates, and implements a strategic vision and plan for the Department employees and infrastructure assets. In addition, the Director is an active member of the City's Leadership Team which is responsible to collaboratively advance the City Council's priorities, fosters the organizational Core Values, proactively engages the community, and furthers other organizational initiatives. Work requires  
considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative.
Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Business Management, Public Administration, Engineering, Urban Planning or closely related field and at least ten (10) years of experience in a senior-level administrative position providing leadership and direction to professional and support employees.  A valid driver's license is also needed.
Desirable Qualifications
Master's Degree in Business Management or Public Administration
Project Management experience
Registration as a Professional Engineer
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Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Category
Local Government
Career Level

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