DUTIES: Responsible for organizing, coordinating, and directing the activities and functions of the Public Works Department including both the Roads Division and Solid Waste Division.
REQUIREMENTS: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering related to Public Works. Ability to direct and coordinate the activities of staff in various aspects of engineering, i.e. building construction, road maintenance, drainage, solid waste operations, recycling activities and dredging operations. Considerable knowledge of county codes and the laws of state and federal government. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (orally and in writing). Able to establish effective working relations with county officials, employees, governmental agencies, business groups, and the general public. Should be capable of working with a diverse staff, handling large scale and sometimes controversial operations. Ability to organize activities and evaluate the work of others. Competency using Microsoft Office Suite. Must understand and be able to prepare departmental and project budgets, manage and motivate departmental staff including technical, clerical and professional personnel. Must have the experience and intuitive understanding of when to seek additional direction, help and guidance. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form with employees, staff, other department heads, Director of Administration, County Council, County Executive and general public. Familiar with equipment customarily found in a public works department.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering. Must possess a Professional Engineering License in the State of Maryland. Extensive experience as an engineer, preferably within a public works environment at county or municipal level. Minimum of four years of supervisory and managerial experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license, have Homeland Security Certifications, pass drug testing and background check and be willing to be on call 24 hours per day for emergency situations.
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
APPLY: Send Application & Resume to:
Department of Human Resources 125 N. Division St.
Salisbury, MD 21801
410-334-3105 FAX: 410-334-3111
About Wicomico County Government
WICOMICO COUNTY GOVERNMENT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR