Coordinating engineering activities with other City departments;
Processing encroachment permits and other permits for developments, and agreements, including Subdivision Improvement Agreements with related bonds/ securities and Reimbursement Agreements; and
Assisting at the front counter.
Positions assigned to this classification are responsible for more complex work products and more complex project management and/or program administration/oversight. As assigned, incumbents may supervise staff including conducting performance evaluations, coordinating training; and implementing hiring, discipline and termination procedures. This class is the fourth level in a four-level Management Administration Series focused on advanced journey level responsibilities. Incumbents are involved with the highest-level analysis work associated, as assigned, with designated City management functions or programs.
This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
Leads meetings with internal and external customers and stakeholders regarding projects or to address complaints and concerns escalated to a higher staff level.
Prepares and administers contracts and consultant or franchise agreements, approves billing, ensures service levels and contractual/franchise expectations are met.
Conducts comprehensive research, keeps abreast of changes in assigned field, performs complex, detailed analysis.
Prepares and presents complex plans, programs, and technical reports including staff reports for the City Council or Commissions; coordinates/reviews/approves staff input into plans, programs and reports.
Prepares and monitors budgets and related documents (such as grant funding applications, requirements, agreements, etc.); prepares and manages project schedules, oversees day-to-day program or staff activities.
As assigned, supervises staff to includes: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.
Exercise discretion in accessing confidential information such as information related to personnel matters, tax collections, and City Council confidential information.
Assists in the development of standards, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures; interprets same.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree and, as assigned, four (4) years experience related to area of assignment. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Engineer In Training (EIT) certificate required within one year of hire for engineering assignments.
Internal Number: 2019-00145
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