The purpose of this classification is to perform managerial, administrative, and technical/specialized work functions associated with directing, planning, developing, organizing, and implementing activities related to the city's internal services, asset management, and facilities including water and wastewater plants and related systems. Responsible for providing logistical support for the department.
The following duties are normal for this classification. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Specific duties listed may not be required for all positions within this classification, but are determined by the normal requirements for the particular position.
Plans, coordinates, and oversees daily operations and activities; supervises and evaluates assigned professional, technical, and administrative personnel; processes employee concerns and problems, directs work, counsels, recommends disciplinary action and completes employee performance appraisals.
Develops and implements immediate and long-range plans; establishes goals and objectives; consults with Mayor, City Council, Executive Director, and other regulatory agencies; implements city and departmental rules, regulations, and policies.
Oversees all aspects of asset management and inventory control needs for the city's infrastructure and public services to include work functions associated with all GIS and data management by using maintenance management software and any other programs that the department may use in support of asset management programs.
Oversees fleet maintenance operations, inspection, fueling, maintenance and repair of city vehicles and related equipment; monitors and inspects fleet maintenance procedures, equipment, and operations for safety and proper procedures; initiates problem resolution; evaluates vehicles and equipment for replacement, preventative maintenance, and/or corrective repair.
Oversees facilities maintenance operations and daily activities of personnel engaged in maintenance and repair of city facilities and buildings; oversees scheduling preventative maintenance on all buildings and related mechanical equipment; instructs employees on effective troubleshooting methods and efficient repair techniques to minimize system down time and diminish inconvenience to those affected; inspects buildings/equipment to identify needed repairs; directs repair and maintenance work.
Maintain and ensure the operation of the City's water and wastewater plants and related systems in an efficient and effective manner in order to meet the daily and yearly demands as well as regulatory permitting limits, maintaining adequate water storage supplies, and meeting anticipated daily demands.
Serves as a liaison between city officials, city departments, department personnel, local businesses, institutions, industries, engineers, developers, the school board, home builders, contractors, utility companies, and other related agencies, boards, commissions, or groups regarding city infrastructure and public services logistical issues; provides technical expertise.
Works in coordination with the Director of Administration for Infrastructure and Public Services to prepare and review annual budget, monitor expenditures, and revise as necessary.
Works in coordination with the Director of Administration for Infrastructure and Public Services to process documentation pertaining to payroll and personnel.
Creates and maintains positive public relations with the general public; provides education on operations and maintenance issues; interacts with the media.
Reviews and updates technology plans, goals, and equipment needs; coordinates with other staff regarding logistical needs for infrastructure and public services.
Composes, prepares, receives, reviews, and/or approves forms, reports, correspondence, and documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position; reviews, processes, responds, forwards, maintains, and/or takes other action.
Responds to calls from the public concerning problems, complaints, or emergency situations; directs logistical questions/problems to appropriate division; resolves complaints as required.
Attends city council meetings; attends departmental meetings; and serves on committees as required.
Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws/regulations and new standards in technology; reads professional literature and maintains professional affiliations.
Recommends policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of quality services by the department.
Incorporates continuous quality improvement principles in day to day activities.
Must accomplish the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, in a timely manner.
Must meet regular attendance requirements.
Must be able to maintain good interpersonal relationships with staff, co-workers, managers and citizens.
The City of Tuscaloosa is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Applied Sciences, or related field required; five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in public administration, civil engineering, inventory/asset management, or a related field required. Possession of a State of Alabama Professional Engineering (P.E.) license is preferred. Must possess a valid driver's license.