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City of Warrenville
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$62,549 - $88,554
|| Post Date: || 02/16/2017 ||
Responsible for organizing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating administrative, technical and operational support activities of the Public Works department.
• Assists in developing operational plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports, and recommendations.
• Coordinates all areas of communication for the Public Works department.
• Acts as the department safety coordinator conducting accident investigations, recommending procedures, practices and training, and monitoring compliance with federal and state law.
• Conducts research and prepares studies, reports, and related information for decision making purposes; prepares proposals for programs, grants, services, and policies.
• Oversees administration of grant programs including maintenance of files and completing required reporting.
• Manages the work order system to streamline work assignments, ensure call out records are maintained and help track labor hours.
• Assists in selection and implementation of software to aid department in collecting and analyzing data to evaluate efficiency of the department practices and use of resources.
• Provides professional management support to the Deputy Director and Supervisors.
• Bachelor’s degree in public administration, political science, business administration or a related field and at least two years of related experience or any combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the work required of this position.
• Knowledge of Public Works department preferred.
• Strong problem-solving skills; ability to think creatively and generate new ideas
• Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
• Knowledge in the use of computer applications including Microsoft Office and ability to learn and use mapping applications and other department specific applications.
• General understanding of administrative principles and practices including budgeting, cost control, purchasing, and record keeping.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to perform moderately complex mathematical calculations for collecting and analyzing data, submitting budget recommendations and costing out projects.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
This position is expected to work 40 hours per week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits including health and life insurance, pension, and benefit time.