GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Assists the Public Works Department General Manager in the overall activities of the Department to ensure quality service in all areas to the citizens of New Castle County; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class oversees all aspects of the planning, design and construction of capital improvement projects and related programs. Work involves a high degree of responsibility with active participation in the determination, formulation and execution of County policies. Responsibilities include working with other policy makers, legislators, agencies, professionals and the public. This employee works under general direction.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of management and of the services provided by the department; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of project planning, design, and construction; good knowledge of the County's sanitary sewer and stormwater systems, infrastructure and controlling laws; ability to assist actively and effectively in the planning, organizing, and directing of engineering programs; ability to supervise the activities of a large number of professional, technical, and other staff working in varied activities; ability to motivate subordinates and to create a productive and professional work environment; ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to make effective presentations before groups; ability to establish and develop effective working relationships associates, government officials, agencies, private organizations, and the public; ability to promote an ongoing attitude of dedication to excellent customer service; ability to analyze complex data and technical issues, draw valid conclusions, and make reliable recommendations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the area of project management of sanitary sewer or stormwater planning, design and construction and possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, or related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and training directly related to the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed by the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers as a Professional Engineer. Must pass a Class III County physical examination and background check.
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