Deputy Department Director - Utility Services
|Job Title:||Deputy Department Director - Utility Services|
|Salary:||$120,000.00 - $135,000.00 Annually |
|Location:||22358 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Arizona|
FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS will be on August 15, 2019. This recruitment will remain open until filled.
|Examples of Duties:|
|TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)|
1. Plan, direct and oversee divisions in a department. The Deputy Director - Utility Services leads the department in communicating goals, strategic and operational plans, programs, projects and policy positions to all levels of the of the department. The Deputy Director directs staff activities, reviews, develops and implements Town's policies and procedures, as necessary, to improve and maintain work competencies and efficiencies.
2. Organize, prioritize, and assign work; monitor status of work in progress and review completed work; confer with assigned staff, assist with complex/problem situations; provide technical expertise; coordinate staff development and training activities; Supervise, direct and evaluate assigned staff, process employee concerns and problems, direct work, counsel, discipline, and complete employee performance appraisals. Interview and select new employees.
3. Communicate with the Department Director, Town Manager's Office, Town officials, staff, other departments, attorneys, consultants, contractors, the public, outside agencies, and others as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.
4. Respond to requests for information from the Town Council, Mayor, Town Manager's office, businesses, organizations, and citizens; respond to politically sensitive inquiries and concerns; resolve issues within a reasonable time frame; provide advice and counsel as needed. Conduct meetings with departments and committees; prepare presentations for Council, management and staff, citizen leadership program and citizens.
5. Manage customer service activities relating to area of assignment.
6. Develop and implement long and short term plans, goals, and objectives for the area of assignment. Evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of operations, services, procedures, and use of resources. Recommends and/or implement modifications or improvements as needed.
7. Prepare, review, approve, complete, process, or retain various forms, reports, correspondence, time sheets, personnel action forms, performance evaluations, invoices, budget reports, financial records, contracts, codes, ordinance, policies, procedures, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation.
8. Attend meetings, serve on committees, and make presentations as needed; Prepare Council Action reports as needed.
9. Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the annual departmental budget.
10. Assume the duties and responsibilities of the Director in his/her absence.
11. Position will require supervisory responsibility for division(s) in area of expertise.
12. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
| Typical Qualifications:|
|Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):|
Bachelor's Degree in public administration, public policy or related field from a four year accredited college or university; and five years of progressively responsible management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in public administration or related field and current or prior service in a public sector organization.
| Supplemental Information:|
|Knowledge (position requirements at entry):|
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