The City of Fayetteville is seeking a visionary and innovative Assistant Director for the Engineering and Infrastructure Department. The Assistant Director will help lead with a strategic focus that effectively serves all internal departments in the City as well as works to meet City economic development goals while maintaining excellence in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of Fayetteville's employees and residents.
Engineering and Infrastructure Department and Position Overview: The City of Fayetteville operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The City has over 1600 employees working across nine departments. The Assistant Director is a new position that will report to the Engineering and Infrastructure Director to carry out the mission "to provide our customers with high quality projects, efficient and reliable infrastructure in a manner that is inclusive of environmental and community interests, and that sustains the resources entrusted to our care." The Engineering and Infrastructure department has greater than 180 total employees working in five divisions: Construction Management, Engineering, Real Estate, Stormwater Management, Infrastructure Maintenance, Solid Waste, and Traffic Services. The Assistant Director manages, supervises and coordinates the activities, operations and services of the Solid Waste, Street Maintenance, and Stormwater Maintenance divisions which includes approximately 120 FTE employees and a budget exceeding $15 million, coordinates assigned activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies; serves as second-in-command; and provides highly responsible support to the Engineering & Infrastructure Director. This is a new position and organization for the department, but more information regarding the current department structure can be found here (or by copying and pasting the following link into your browser: http://fayettevillenc.gov/government/city-departments/engineering-infrastructure).
Qualifications: The Assistant Director must demonstrate experience in street maintenance, stormwater operations and solid waste in a department with similarly diverse facilities and functions, serving an urban environment. The candidate's work history must include well-rounded experience with six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public works, utility field operations, including four (4) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. Experience working with local government engineering is preferred. A bachelor's degree in public administration, engineering, or related field is required along. A master's degree and appropriate certifications are preferred.
Hiring range is $75,453- $97,011 (beginning salary will be commensurate with experience).
To apply for this position, click on the Assistant Public Services Director link via the Developmental Associates website. (Or cut and paste https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/ into your browser). All applications must be fully completed and submitted via the online portal. The application deadline is August 17, 2017. The assessment center selection process will be held September 19-20, 2017 in Fayetteville. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC. All inquiries should be emailed to Fayettevillehiring@developmentalassociates.com.
The City of Fayetteville’s mission is to provide service that makes Fayetteville a better Place for all. Dedicated and talented employees are essential to achieving this mission. If you are committed to providing excellent customer service and able to work in a team environment, the City of Fayetteville is the employer for you! The City offers employees market-competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package.