THE CITY OF MADISON IS DEDICATED TO ELIMINATING INEQUITIES AND ENCOURAGES WOMEN AND PEOPLE OF COLOR TO APPLY
Our City promotes a culture of innovation, environmentalism, and public service. We are looking for a leader who wants to make a real difference in our community.
We are looking for a leader who has the following:
Commitment to building an inclusive and equity focused workplace.
Commitment to building employee engagement and effective teams.
Commitment to a sustainable environment.
Ability to effectively lead diverse staff.
Ability to problem solve and look for efficiencies in current Streets operations.
Ability to respond to emergency situations.
This is responsible managerial and professional work in the administration of Streets Division services and activities for the City of Madison. Under the general policy direction of the Mayor, this position has primary responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and managing the programs, activities and staff of the Streets Division, including street repair and maintenance; street cleaning; snow and ice control; solid waste management; and other related programs and activities.
Employment will be subject to a five-year employment contract negotiated by the Mayor and approved by the Common Council and a term of the contract requires residency in the City of Madison. Non-residents will be given time to establish residency if necessary. This position currently supervises approximately 240 employees, both directly and through subordinate supervisors.
Tentative recruitment timeline
Following the closing of the job posting, we are planning on holding phone interviews the first week in December. Those that pass the phone interview will be invited to an oral board planned for early January 2018.
To view the full job posting including information on our great benefits and to apply online, please visit: www.cityofmadison.com/jobs. Applications must be received by November 13, 2017 to be considered.
Madison, Wisconsin is a community that consistently ranks among the best places to live and work in the country. This stunningly beautiful city nestled among lakes, boasts a variety of cultural and recreational offerings: from college and amateur sports, to performances at the Cesar Pelli-designed Overture Center for the Arts, to leisurely bike rides throughout Madison's extensive bicycle trail ...system. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a world-renowned research university, and is considered a hotbed of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an affirmative action plan. The City employs more than 3,000 people who provide services to City residents. As an employer the City strives to provide a work environment where:•Diversity and differing opinions are valued •Creativity is encouraged •Continuous learning and improvement are fostered •Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged •Meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. Positions in the City's 40 departments cover a wide range of responsibilities, including clerical, general laboring, technical or paraprofessional and professional positions. Employees are based at 55 sites, with many "field" positions assigned to providing services in all parts of the city.