To plan, organize, direct and review the activities and operations of the Facilities Management Department; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the County Executive Officer.
The Director level recognizes classes with full responsibility for the administration of a County department.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develop, plan and implement Department goals and objectives; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
Coordinate Department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; provide staff assistance to the County Executive Officer and Board of Supervisors; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Department's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the Facilities Management budget; direct the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement mid-year adjustments.
Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
Represent the Department to County commissions and committees and outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies; prepare written correspondence as necessary.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in infrastructure or facilities design, construction or maintenance, including four years of administrative and management responsibility.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a related field. Additional training in management is highly desirable.
Required License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Principles and practices of public works or public facilities design, construction and maintenance.
Principles and practices of capital improvement programming and capital project financing.
Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.
Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations.
Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
Principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management.
Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Plan, direct and control the administration and operations of the Facilities Management Department.
Develop long range and short range plans.
Interact successfully with elected officials, citizen groups and individual citizens, recognize politically sensitive issues and handle appropriately.
On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve Department related issues; remember various personnel rules; and explain and interpret policy.
On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means.
Develop and implement Department policies and procedures.
Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion
Successfully develop, control and administer Departmental budget and expenditures.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Interpret and apply County policies, procedures, rules and regulations.