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Field Operations/Stormwater Manager

at Martin County Board of County Commissioners

Pay: up to $71200/year
$71200 - $
Posted: 6/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2328235

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Responsible work in administration, planning, and directing various programs within Field Operations including maintenance of roads, stormwater facilities, sidewalks, mosquitoes, and weed control.  This position works independently and reports directly to the Deputy Director of Public Works.
In the event of a natural or man-made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee may be required to perform emergency duties as directed.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities & KSA's

(Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function, which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
Plans, assigns, directs, coordinates and exercises general supervision through Supervisors over employees engaged in various public works maintenance programs. 
Makes periodic inspections to ascertain that established methods and practices are followed.
Studies division organization, personnel distribution, and project requirements to affect the most efficient utilization of facilities, personnel, and equipment.
Develops and implements practices and procedures for Field Operations.
Participates in the review of engineering plans and construction specifications for stormwater quality/quantity projects, sidewalks and roadway improvement projects.
Participates in the preparation of budget reports and projections for Field Operations operating budget.
Assists in developing programs involving engineering, hydrology, operations/maintenance, regulation and enforcement in accordance with the Stormwater Master plan strategies.
Directs, negotiates, and coordinates various agreements with outside consultants and contractors in accordance with the County Purchasing Manual. 
Supervises professional, technical, and administrative staff responsible for project and program management.
Coordinates activities such as communication, representation, and interaction with local and state agencies (i.e. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, South Florida Water Management, etc.). 
Provides exemplary customer service to internal and external consumers.
Represents the County at various meetings and public hearings; explains County policies and procedures related to project and program activities. 
Performs work related to this job description as required.
(Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of management as applied specifically to public works programs. 
Thorough knowledge of the types and uses of public works equipment related to street, highway reconstruction, drainage improvements and mosquito control. 
Thorough knowledge of civil engineering as it relates to public works.
Thorough knowledge of South Florida drainage design and systems.
Thorough knowledge of FDOT design standards and specifications;
Knowledge of maintenance funding, financing, and budgeting.
Knowledge of fundamental principles of public administration, business administration, budget development, personnel management, public relations, and community involvement. 
Ability to supervise the design and execution of Engineering/Public Works projects.
Ability to direct the following maintenance programs:  Roads, drawbridge operations, stormwater and mosquito control. 
Ability to supervise professional and other employees in the carrying out of various public works programs. 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other governmental units, subordinates and the general public. 
Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. 
Ability to work in a team based environment.

Education and Experience

Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field and six (6) years' experience in construction, maintenance and repair of highway networks, including two (2) years' experience in a supervisory capacity. 
Additional qualifying education and/or experience which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)

Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)

Ability to sit for long periods of time

Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier, and other related office equipment as necessary. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed primarily indoors but does include construction site reviews on uneven terrain. Involves frequent interaction with people.

May require attendance at night meetings and/or outdoor meetings.