Position: Full-time exempt Public Works Superintendent position. This position has the primary responsibility for directing and supervising the activities of the City’s maintenance divisions relating to infrastructure and related systems and equipment including streets, bridges, parking lots, pedestrian walkways and bike paths; water, storm water and sanitary sewer systems; lighting systems; trees and landscaping and related work as required. This position regularly works a minimum of 40 hours/week with attendance required at several monthly evening meetings.
Duties: Develops, maintains and updates procedures relating to all maintenance functions as well as those that are division specific; develops and enforces safety and other procedures and regulations to include transport for emergency testing. Researches “best practices” related to areas of responsibility, implements changes that can be accommodated within position’s budgeted authority and prepares reports on recommended changes that require additional approvals. Prepares requests for proposals and specifications for the purpose of soliciting competitive pricing on materials, services and equipment. Coordinates and maintains records on employee training relating to the operation of equipment, safety and cross training of maintenance personnel; observes work teams and initiates process changes to address safety concerns and/or improve productivity. Inspects equipment and facilities specifically related to the water system; Analyzes plant and laboratory records and logs and directs the adjustment of processing methods to improve plant efficiency. Plans and oversees the plant maintenance program; deals with vendors to obtain equipment, parts, chemicals and related supplies. Assists with report preparation, including but not limited to, Capital Assets, Department of Natural Resources and Public Service Commission. Responds to emergency call-ins as needed. Oversees operational programs, including but not limited to, Cross Connection, Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG), and metering and sampling. Prepares operational budgets of maintenance divisions; processes payments of invoices; monitors expenditures to make sure maintenance operating divisions stays within its approved budgets. Responds to citizen inquiries.
Qualifications: Associates/Technical degree and considerable experience public utilities, roads, streets and bridges, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license in the State of Wisconsin. Must possess or have the ability to obtain within one year of hire date the following certifications: Municipal Waterworks Operator Distribution Certification Grade T and Municipal Waterworks Operator Groundwater Certification Grade T
Salary Range: $60,187 to $78,244. Targeted Starting Salary Range: $60,187 to $69,215 depending on qualifications. Great benefits including insurance, pension and paid leave.
How to Apply: Submittal of a resume along with a completed application is mandatory. Initial review of applications will commence on July 17, 2020 and as such submittal of applications by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, July 16, 2020 is encouraged. Applications are available M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Delavan City Hall 123 S Second Street, Delavan, WI 53115 or online at www.ci.delavan.wi.us. Resumes and applications can be delivered to City Hall or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36(7), 64.09(5), and 64.11(7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant’s application, records, recommendations and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36(7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the City not provide access to this information.
If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Human Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law.
The City of Delavan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.