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Field Services Division Manager

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Sioux City Iowa
Field Services Division Manager
Posted Date:7/8/2014
Closing Date:UPF-Application review begins 07/22/2014
Salary:$69,644-$97,502/DOQ
Job Requirements
FIELD SERVICES DIVISION MANAGER, $69,644-$97,502/DOQ. Responsible for providing leadership and guidance to em-ployees engaged in providing excellent service to the citizens of Sioux City through field operations, including, but not limited to street and road maintenance; parks, recreation and cemetery operations; maintenance of sanitary and storm sewer collection systems; maintenance of the water supply distribution system; and maintenance of rivers and creeks, including flood protection. Graduation from any accredited four year college; extensive experience as a mid-level supervisor with responsibility for a large number of employees and multi-site operations; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Application review will begin 7/22/14.

THE CITY OF SIOUX CITY IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE CONDITIONAL UPON COMPLETION OF A DRUG & ALCOHOL TEST PRODUCING NEGATIVE RESULTS.
NOTE: ANY EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING IS ACCEPTABLE IN LIEU OF REQUIRED SCHOOLING.
Applications are available at . Resumes may be included but an application MUST be completed. Minorities and women are encouraged to make application.

FIELD SERVICES DIVISION MANAGER6582
Date:September 2007Department/Division:Field Services
FLSA:ExemptReports to: Public Works Director
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Under general direction of the Public Works Director, plans and directs the progress and activities of Field Services. This position is responsible for the direction, supervision, and operation of all activities providing street and road services; parks and recreation and cemetery operations; maintenance of the sanitary and storm sewer collection systems; maintenance of the water supply and distribution system; and the maintenance of all rivers and creeks including flood protection. Through subordinate supervisors, direction is given to a large staff of professional, technical, laborer, and clerical employees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation)
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
oAdvises and confers with division supervisors, supervisory and key technical personnel on problems related to all Field Services Divisions activities.
oReviews work program, plans, technical reports, budget estimates and proposed ordinances and regulations submitted by division supervisors; representatives of Federal, State and County agencies as well as citizen groups and special in-terest groups.
oConfers with the Public Works Director, City Manager and elected and appointed officials on matters concerning major Field Services activities, and furnishes advice on Field Services problems and recommendations concerning pol-icies and procedures and other matters referred.
oPrepares memoranda, staff reports, news releases and conducts correspondence relevant to activities of Field Services for transmission to citizens, media, Council, interest groups and elected and appointed officials.
oMaintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services directed to Field Services.
oDevelops general policies in consultation with appropriate division managers for the expansion, operation and mainte-nance of the various programs.
oRepresents City before Federal and State agencies, legislators, civic organizations, professional groups and societies relative to Field Services related programs.
oPrepares long-range plans, budget (operating, policy and capital), work programs, technical reports and projections relative to Field Services functions.
oPlans and directs flood and snow emergency operations and coordinates activities with those of other departments and Civil Defense during major emergencies.
oReviews and acts upon requests from other departments and departmental performance centers for service, equip-ment and advice regarding matters which impinge on Field Services capabilities.
oEvaluates employee's performance, handles employee grievances and determines employment actions.
oMaintain regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
oRegularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
oExpected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Public Works maintenance and construction practices for engineering, preferably supplemented by advanced course work in public or business administra-tion. Extensive experience in directing and managing public works field service operations, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
MINIMUM ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Abilities
Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Job Knowledge
Comprehensive knowledge of the modern principles and practices of public administration as applied to the construction and maintenance of streets, sewers, equipment operation and maintenance and other Field Services activities; good knowledge of the materials, methods and techniques utilized in the construction, maintenance and operation of Field Services projects; i.e., streets, sanitary and storm sewers, water mains, rivers, parks, cemeteries and recreation; good knowledge of the principles of public relations and their application to Field Services activities; ability to organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the several divisions of a large Field Services entity; ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to make decisions on matters of major policy and on complex technical and administrative problems; ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other City officials, employees and the general public.
Language Skills and Interpersonal Communication
Requires effective communication skills. Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, City staff, business representatives, and other governmental agencies.
Work Environment
Seventy percent of work is performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on grass, gravel, dirt, rock, asphalt, etc.; with normal outdoor to high outdoor dust levels; and surveying of sites in all the various stages of construction, including developed and undeveloped properties. Thirty percent of work is outdoors or traveling under varying conditions.
Special Requirements
Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license.
The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages employees and prospective employees to discuss needed accommodations with the appropriate City representatives.
Approved Resolution: Res# 000808
Dated: September 17, 2007

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