Placer County

Director of Facilities Management (#11791)

$69.36-$86.62 Hourly / $12,022.40-$15,014.13 Monthly / $144,268.80-$180,169.60 Yearly


DEFINITION

(Unclassified)

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.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

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

Knowledge of:

  • 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.

Ability to:

  • 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.

CLASS: 11791; EST: 10/23/2018; REV: ;