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Assistant Director of Public Works
City of Bowie, Maryland
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Post Date: Aug 08, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $95,190 - $110,000 DOQ
Location: US - Maryland - Bowie
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The City of Bowie is seeking a proven and experienced professional to serve as its Assistant Director of Public Works. The successful candidate will have a background in public works operations, project management, and engineering. This individual will be a skilled problem solver with the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization, as well as City residents. This person will have the ability to effectively supervise others and achieving excellent performance.

The Assistant Director of Public Works will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. A professional engineer’s license (PE) and/or Project Management Professional certification (PMP) are preferred. Additionally, the successful candidtate will have eight years experience in Public Works, Civil Engineering or Project Management related work. Must have extensive supervisory experience.

The successful applicant will also possess the following attributes:

- Knowledge of civil engineering and construction principles, practices, and methods;
- Demonstrated skill in resolving public work issues with contractors and citizens
- Ability to provide strong and effective leadership to departmental staff and operation
- Excellent project management skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Reporting to the Director of Public Works, responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to:
- Directly supervising the engineering division, the Public Works inspectors, and the vehicle maintenance divisions within the Public Works Department.
- Implementing the design review, permitting, and inspection process for private development projects.
- Manage or supervise others in managing varied design and construction projects.
- Develop and oversee the development of construction documents, scopes of work, scopes of service and other requirements documents for contracting construction, maintenance and repair, and professional architect and engineering services.
- Implement inspection and maintenance procedures to ensure the City’s compliance with the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (Phase II) permit.
- Assist the Director in the management and administration of the Public Works Department.
- Serve in key incident managerial positions during City emergency events

With an operating budget of approximately $19 million and consisting of six operation divisions and over 100 staff members, the Public Works Department provides services including street maintenance; water and wastewater treatment; maintenance of the City’s water and sewer distribution system; refuse and recycling collection; fleet maintenance and all capital improvement projects, consisting of improvements to facilities including building and parks.


- Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
- Eight years experience in Public Works, Civil
Engineering, Project Management or related   work.

Combinations of skill and experience that are different, but equivalent to those listed above will be considered.

Contact Details
Name: Steven W. Haley
Address: 15901 Excalibur Rd
State/Province: Maryland
Zipcode: 20716-3910
Country: United States
Ph: (301) 262-6200
FAX: (301) 809-2304

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