Deputy Director Public Works/Utilities and Waste Management

Mason County | Shelton, WA

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Posted Date 8/16/2019

Re-Opening Date: August 13, 2019 Open Until Filled Next Review Date: August 30, 2019
Department: Public Works/Utilities and Waste Annual Salary: $90,554-$107,532

Job Summary (Full position description is available at Human Resources. Contact information below.)
Responsible for planning, organizing, and managing activities of the Utilities & Waste Management Division of Public Works, which includes administration, solid waste, water, wastewater, and storm water.

Examples of Duties
Organizes staff assignments and workloads and monitors progress and services. Establishes policies and procedures to ensure effective operations in compliance with standards and laws. Provides recommendations to the Public Works Director regarding plans and goals for utility operations. Coordinates activities with other departments and agencies. Maintains cooperation with regulatory agencies and commissions. Manages the preparation of the Utilities budget, rate studies, and related financial analysis documents. Recommends adjustments to various rates, charges, and assessments which are primary funding sources. Analyzes and recommends improvements to facilities, equipment, and operating systems. Resolves complaints, problems, or emergencies affecting the services. Researches and pursues grant fund sources from federal and state agencies. Reviews and monitors permits, construction plans, and specifications. Provides presentations and technical advice to the Public Works Director, Commissioners, civic groups, and the general public.

Minimum Requirements - An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills and knowledge may be considered.
A Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences or a closely related field. Ten years of progressively responsible engineering and management related experience; a minimum of 5 years senior level engineering, management and supervisory experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington, or Valid Washington State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification - Group III or higher. Valid Washington State drivers license. Valid First Aid/CPR card or ability to acquire within one year.

Application & Selection Process
Applicants are required to submit a Mason County application to the Human Resources Department. The completed application may include additional pages of employment history using the application format, and a resume may be attached .The completed application will be used as the primary document to determine if minimum qualifications are met for this recruitment. Misrepresentation, incomplete, or inaccurate entries may be the cause of application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from county service. Applicants will be screened based upon education and experience, and the top candidates will be scheduled for interviews. Selection factors will include demonstrated knowledge and abilities for the particular position. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Please read the reverse side for additional information. This selection process may be subject to change.
Return Applications to: Mason County Human Resources
Mailing Address - 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584
Physical Address - 423 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584 Phone-(360) 427-9670 X 290 Fax-(360) 427-8439

Job Category
Local Government
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