El Dorado County Job Recruitment: Director of Transportation
|SALARY:||$53.01 - $64.43 Hourly |
$9,188.40 - $11,167.87 Monthly
$110,260.80 - $134,014.40 Annually
|CLOSING DATE:||02/21/13 11:59 PM|
The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) full-time vacancy for the Department of Transportation located in Placerville.
Under general policy direction, plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the programs and activities of the County’s Transportation Department of the Community Development Agency; administers departmental policies, goals and directives; provides expert professional assistance to County management staff on public works matters.
This is an at-will department head position appointed by the Board of Supervisors and, pursuant to County Charter, is evaluated by the Chief Administrative Officer for submittal to the Board of Supervisors. This class reports to the Community Development Director on a day to day basis and has department head level responsibility for policy administration, program planning, fiscal management and operation of assigned programmed activities, including engineering, maintenance, and transportation services. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing department goals, objectives and work standards in addition to furthering Agency goals and objectives. This position is exempt from civil service.
|EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:|
Works closely with the Assistant Community Development Director in developing the comprehensive long range plans.
Directs the implementation of goals, objectives, work standards and divisional administrative policies and procedures; directs the preparation and administration of the division’s budget.
Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs, through subordinate supervisors, all public works functions of the County.
Works closely with the Director of Community Development, Chief Administrative Officer, Board of Supervisors, and other County departments and a variety of public and private organizations in developing programs and implementing projects to solve problems related to public works issues and in generating support for additional revenue for public works maintenance and improvements.
Makes final interpretations of County regulations and codes and applicable laws and provides technical assistance to staff and commissions.
Determines priorities, reviews staff work and directs the development of management systems to evaluate policies and operating procedures for overall effectiveness.
Confers with and gives guidance to managers and supervisors regarding matters affecting employer-employee relations; provides for the selection, work review and professional development of staff.
Participates in the formulation of long-range planning, including financial and capital improvement plans.
Represents the County and the Department in meetings with public officials, other public agencies and civic groups in order to coordinate, develop and implement projects and programs.
Directs the preparation of and personally prepares a variety of complex administrative and technical reports; directs the maintenance of departmental records.
Directs the selection, supervision and the work evaluation of department personnel; provides for their professional training and development.
Monitors developments related to public works operations, evaluates their impact on County operations and implements policy and procedure improvements; monitors the safety program.
Inspects current and proposed public projects and facilities.
Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.
Performs related work as assigned.
|EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS (TYPING "SEE RESUME" IN APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED):|
Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, business or public administration, or a related field,
Experience: Four years of supervisory or managerial experience in a major public works setting which has included program planning, development and administration.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
On a continuous basis sit at desk for long periods of time, intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; walk, stand, bend, crouch or stoop; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. See in the normal vision range with or without corrections; hear in the normal range with or without correction. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds or less for varying periods of time.
Primary work is performed in an office environment within an even-floored, carpeted office environment with fluorescent lighting, moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representative in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Some fieldwork required with exposure to uneven surfaces, outside atmospheric conditions, traffic, noise, physical barriers, or around potentially hazardous construction conditions, substances and materials. Work is frequently disrupted by the need to respond to in-person and telephone inquiries.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
Must be available for weekend or after hours meetings .
Registration as a Professional Engineer and licensed by the State of California as a Civil Engineer (Business and Professions Code, Section 6730) is desirable.
|APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: |
330 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667
DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
|Director of Transportation Supplemental Questionnaire|
|*||1.||To provide us with an opportunity to evaluate your background, responses to the Supplemental Questions are required in addition to your application. The information you provide will be used to determine your eligibility to continue in the selection process for this position. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. (Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.)|
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|*||2.||What is your highest level of education?|
| High School or GED|
PhD or MD
None of the above
|*||3.||In what field did you receive your degree?|
| Civil Engineering|
|*||4.||Describe your job-related experience and training in public works administration, including civil engineering, highway maintenance, transportation planning, and facilities and equipment maintenance.|
|*||5.||Describe your specific experience with program and budget development and implementation for a large organization.|
|*||6.||The County is transitioning to a Community Development Agency that is combining three departments, Transportation, Environmental Management and Development Services (Planning/Building) together. Please describe your experience, if any, in helping transition to a combined agency or working within a combined agency and explain your role.|
|*||7.||Describe your process for developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls for a large organization.|
|*||8.||What is your approach to selecting, motivating and evaluating staff and providing for their training and professional development?|
|*||9.||Describe your experience in developing management personnel for an organization. Please describe the director's role in developing management staff.|
|*||10.||Describe your approach to analyzing complex technical and administrative public works problems, evaluating alternative solutions and adopting effective courses of action.|
|*||11.||Please describe how you have engaged the public in decisions regarding new or upgrading infrastructure in a rural or suburban area. Please provide an example regarding when you have engaged the public and how you did that and whether it was beyond the "scoping" requirement for environmental studies.|
|* Required Question|