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Greene County accepting applications for Public Works Director

Published Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Greene County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Director. The position is responsible for performing complex administrative and supervisory work that is essential to directing the daily operations and long-range planning of the Public Works Department. The department is comprised of  Administration, Roads and Bridges, Solid Waste, Governmental Properties, Animal Control, and Building/Grounds Maintenance.  Work involves planning, prioritizing and overseeing the activities of the divisions within the department.  This position reports to the County Manager. Qualified applicants may access and print an application via the instructions below and submit with a resume to the Personnel Director in the Greene County Administrative Office at 1034 Silver Drive, Suite 201, Greensboro, GA 30642.  Applications can also be obtained in person at the Administrative Office. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Greene County Board of Commissioners is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and budgetary allocations. 

Greene County currently offers a very competitive benefits package to all eligible full-time employees as well as some additional benefits for PRN employees. Current benefits offered are:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability Paid by the County
  • County-Paid Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

 Retirement benefits currently include a:

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation, and a
  • 401(a) Defined Contribution plan that will match your 457(b) contribution up to five percent.

All eligible Full-time Employees also receive:

  • Paid Annual & Sick Leave, as well as
  • 14 Paid Holidays Per Year
  • Automatic Direct Deposit

Application Instructions

  1. Download the application by clicking here.
  2. Print it out blank, and fill it out by hand (not within the Word Document). Also, do not forget to write the exact job title you're applying for in the "Position Desired" blank.
  3. Turn it in to Greene County Board of Commissioners office at:
    1034 Silver Drive, Suite 201, Greensboro, GA 30642

If you have any questions, please call us at 706-453-7716.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Greene County Board of Commissioners – Public Works Director

Posted: Feb. 5, 2019

End Date: Until Filled

The purpose of this classification is to perform complex administrative and supervisory work responsible for directing the daily operations and long-range planning of the Public Works Department which is comprised of  Administration, Roads and Bridges, Solid Waste, Governmental Properties, Animal Control, and Building/Grounds Maintenance. Work involves planning, prioritizing and overseeing the activities of the divisions within the department.  This position reports to the County Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
 
Develops and manages departmental goals and objectives; coordinates and oversees the work of each division, including the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges.
 
Plans and organizes major departmental tasks and projects; approves and assists with specification writing on major projects.
 
Directs and supervises personnel; recruits, interviews, and hires personnel in supervisory positions; establishes priorities; monitors work; ensures departmental and safety policies and procedures are followed; implements personnel disciplinary action as needed.
 
Prepares and submits to the County Manager a priority list of recommended road and bridge improvements including paving and resurfacing.
 
Serves as the primary point of contact for all projects and operations of the department.
 
Responds to complaints and inquiries and provides timely solutions when possible.  Prepares, submits and monitors departmental budget; works with staff to devise annual budgets; assists staff in identifying projects for inclusion in annual budget.
 
Maintains departmental records of active, inactive and completed projects; prepares and/or ensures the preparation of administrative forms, monthly reports, and other paperwork related to public works operation.
 
Maintains and updates professional knowledge; reads new laws affecting work and standards; attends training programs, seminars, workshops and meetings as necessary or required.

Works with other county departments to identify and implement operational assistance service to those departments from Public Works.
 
Serves as the department liaison to the Emergency Operations Center when activated during a disaster or other emergency.
 
Adheres and ensures adherence to established safety procedures and county Safety Policies and Procedures; oversees utilization of safety equipment and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.

Serves as on-call personnel for after hour events and incidents involving the Public Works Department.

Performs related work and assigned work as required.
 

Upcoming Events

Planning and Zoning Board Meeting

February 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
To view the meeting agenda, click here.

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

March 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
To view the meeting agenda, click here.