Deputy Water Resources Director

City of Concord | Concord, NC

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Posted Date 2/19/2020

The purpose of this position is to supervise the operations staff in the Water Resources department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the operations of water, wastewater, and stormwater construction and maintenance units.
  • Analyzes and monitors expenditures for department.
  • Responds to elevated customer service requests for department.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly and annual reporting for department.
  • Prepares for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for department.
  • Monitors and accesses equipment needs and resources for department.
  • Develops and enforces ordinances and technical standards for department.
  • Assists with review and selection of consultants and contractors for projects.

Supplemental Functions:

  • Performs other similar duties as required.

Job Specifications and Qualifications:


  • Managerial principles;
  • Budgetary principles;
  • Sewer, stormwater, and water line principles and practices;
  • Equipment and tools of the trade;
  • Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.

Licensing and Certifications:

  • North Carolina Professional Engineers Certification preferred;

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • Position in this class require: standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, fine dexterity, handling, balancing, bending, crouching, reaching, pushing/pulling, lifting, carrying, vision, foot controls.
  • Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, or negligible amounts constantly AND/OR walking or standing to a significant degree.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to extreme temperature.
Required Skills
  • Supervising and evaluating employees;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Assisting in the direction and management of department operations;
  • Operating a computer and applicable software applications; 
  • Applying local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations;
  • Resolving conflict;
  • Analyzing and interpreting technical and statistical information;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Management or like field from an accredited college or university, at least five years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.  Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position.  The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

80,333.98 - 80,333.98 USD
Closing Date
Job Category
Local Government
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