Port Orchard, Washington, United States
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is seekinga leader that hasexceptional management, communications and collaboration skills tolead the transportation planning,roadsengineering, construction, operations and maintenance programs. Strong management experience, engineering technical skills, analytical abilities, and interpersonal skills are essential to be successful in this role. The County Engineer needs to be innovative, agile, and service oriented to lead the road division through the challenges of a demanding environment of County growth, aging infrastructure, increasing transportation needs, and fiscal constraints. Position Information The County Road Engineer leads and manages the activities of the Road Division of the Public Works Department including the administration and management of the Roads Engineering, Transportation/Traffic Operations and Road Maintenance functions and serves as the Assistant Public Works Director - Roads Division. The Road Division is composed of approximately 150 full time employees executing a $40+ million annual budget. The County Road Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the Road Division is managed in accordance with the County Road Administration Board (CRAB) Standards of Good Practice and applicable State law. Responsible for managing the revenue, expenditures, prioritization, and forecasting of the County Road Fund. Establishes design criteria and standards for transportation related facilities. Prepares, updates and assures compliance with applicable County code. Oversees the development of new and amended policies or ordinances to contribute to more effective operations. Provides Road Division and County representation regarding road facility planning, engineering and maintenance related issues on various state, regional, and local committees and before community groups. Serves as the key liaison with the Board of County Commissioners on related issues. The primary focus of the County Engineer in the near term will be to address the revenue needed to sustain and preserve the County road system, retain and build the engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance staff needed, and shape the future organization to deliver levels of service required in a rapidly growing, urbanized transportation environment. Work is assigned and performed in terms of broad general objectives by the Public Works Director. The County Engineer is given considerable latitude for independent judgment, initiative and resourcefulness on both technical and administrative matters, in adapting existing policies and practices to specific situations and in developing new or improved methods of obtaining effective results. Work is reviewed by the Director through reports, meetings, and conferences and evaluated for results obtained, fulfillment of program objectives, and for adherence to program budget. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in civil engineering or closely related field; Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington; or reciprocity from another state and the ability to secure WA State PE within six months; Ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in engineering, planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of public or private transportation facilities, and Fouryears ofsenior managementexperience of engineering, operations,and maintenance personnel. Preferred Qualifications include: Master's Degree in civil engineering or closely related field Experience with WA State County Road Administration Board Standards of Good Practice Experience with WA State DOT Local Agency Guidelines and WSDOT Standard Specifications for engineering and construction services Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as : Category 1 Driver: operates County-owned vehicle, and C ategory 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Fulfills the statutory duties and responsibilities of the County Road Engineer in accordance with County Road Administration Board (CRAB) Standards of Good Practice and applicable State law. Responsible for and manages the prioritization, distribution, and execution of the County Road Fund. Forecasts future and tracks current revenue and expenses to implement capital improvement projects while sustaining the priorities of preservation, maintenance and operation of the County road system. Manages Road Division operations and maintenance programs to preserve and sustain a safe and reliable County road system within budget and available resources. Oversees the development of divisional workloads and staff assignments, reviews progress, directs changes in priorities and schedules as needed to assure work is performed in a timely and efficient manner. Provides leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range transportation plans and objectives for Road Division capital improvement programs. Responsible for development and delivery of the Annual Road Construction and 6-Year Transportation Improvement Programs. Provides oversight and direction of the traffic safety, bridge inspection, and fish barrier removal programs. As an executive leader, assists the Director in the development and implementation of departmental strategic goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Coordinates division activities within the department and with other County departments and outside agencies. Develop, formulate and modify programs, strategies, operating policies, procedures and practices to accomplish the objectives of the Director and Board of County Commissioners. Provides Department and County representation on strategic level committees and special purpose groups and boards. Serves as the key liaison with the Board of County Commissioners on related issues. Provides for the supervision, training and development of leaders and staff in order to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing departmental demands. Evaluates the work of assigned staff, manages the hiring of new employees, assignment and transfer, discipline, and termination within established collective bargaining agreements, work rules and performance standards. Assists in the administration of labor contracts, in the formulation and implementation of labor relations policy, and recommendations for contract negotiations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This is an "at will" appointed position. As an "at will" employee, the County Road Engineer serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners and may have their appointment revoked at any time with or without cause and without right of appeal. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled. The first review is scheduled for the week of February 24, 2020 and then weekly! Closing Date/Time:
City of Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO, United States
Several full-time positions available with the KC Water Wastewater Repair Division located at 1800 Prospect Avenue. Salary Range: $14.35-$23.16/hour Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Thursday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Tuesday-Friday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., or Friday-Monday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled *Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening. Responsibilities Installs, repairs, replaces, cleans, and/or maintains wastewater mains and lines. Transports materials to designated work sites. Drives a truck with a flatbed trailer for hauling construction equipment, and drives construction equipment on and off lo-boy units. Operates a backhoe in trenching, filling, or other minor excavation. Plans and executes work to avoid damage to underground pipes and cables. Makes field repairs to equipment and as necessary, assists machinist and mechanics on major repairs. Services assigned equipment with fuel, oil, water, and grease. Operates equipment for snow plowing and snow removal. Qualifications REQUIRES 6 months of experience in the operation of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid Missouri Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of probationary period. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Other Information URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010. POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER SERVICES DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER SERVICES DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT. The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment. For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate. For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree. Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline. Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T. All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the KC Water Human Resources Division at (816) 513-0253.
PLACER COUNTY, CA
Placer County, CA, United States
Introduction Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com . POSITION INFORMATION (UNCLASSIFIED) Placer County is recruiting for the position of Public Works Manager - Fleet Services This position is responsible for the management and daily operation of Fleet Services located within the Department of Public Works. The Department provides reliable, cost-effective service to support county operations along with the maintenance and repair of vehicles, heavy equipment and transit buses, fuel purchasing and fleet regulatory compliance. If you have questions about this opportunity or the application process, please contact Erica Priddle, HR Technician, at (530) 886-4656 or email@example.com . BENEFITS Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here to view Management benefits For more info regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website. DEFINITION To plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the programmatic, administrative and operational activities of one or more functions in the department; to direct, manage, and supervise the work of assigned staff; to establish and implement assigned programs' objectives and performance standards; to serve as a member of the Department Management Team which is responsible for fulfilling the mission and carrying out the policies of the department; and to promote and participate in collaborative activities, programs, and projects that cross functional areas. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Manager job class recognizes positions that provide full second-line, direct supervision to employees within a work section and assumes substantive and significant programmatic responsibility in Administration (Finance, Personnel, Information Technology), Fleet Operations (Fleet, Garage, Capital Improvements, Safety) and/or Road Maintenance (Roads, Signs, Trees, Special Projects). SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Director and Assistant Director. Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as a Management Team member participating in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, and programs. Plan, organize, and manage the programmatic, administrative and operational activities within designated areas of responsibility; monitor and evaluate work in progress to ensure compliance with goals and policies. Participate in the identification and allocation of resources (fiscal, staffing, and materials); and contribute to the problem-solving, decision making, and planning activities of the Department. Identify and implement goals, objectives, and activities to be accomplished; direct and coordinate the implementation of strategies and plans. Provide professional and managerial resources to the Director, Management Team, other departments, and the public in a responsible and supportive manner. Represent the Department with organizations, local communities, special interest groups, businesses, customers, and the general public using principles of good customer service. Establish and maintain open communications with other County Departments, multi-disciplinary teams, and other governmental organizations; coordinate data, resources, and work products in support of a productive and positive working relationship. Direct, supervise, and participate in the development and administration of budgets; coordinate and direct the forecasting of funds needed; research and analyze funding resources and availability. Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the required specialty field in a Public Works agency, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Advanced journey level technical experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required professional experience. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Designated positions may require major course work in specified areas of study. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Principles and practices of a designated discipline with specific knowledge and experience in the same area. Principles and practices of management, leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Organizational and management practices as applied to development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Principles and practices of research, analysis and management. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct activities of professional, technical, field and office and clerical staff involved in assigned program operations/activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of assigned job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and communicate through written means; and occasionally lift moderate weight; attend meetings, including traveling. Some specialty areas require the ability to visit field sites, including accessing areas under construction. Analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; problem solve department related issues; and interpret County-wide and Departmental policies and procedures. Successfully develop, manage and monitor multiple budgets, programs and expenditures. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations and for multi-disciplinary assignments. Make presentations to governing Boards and community groups. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Closing Date/Time: 5/8/2020 5:00:00 PM