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City of Palm Springs - Assistant Director of Maintenance & Facilities

  • 09/19/2023 12:31 PM
    Message # 13256513
    Administrator (Administrator)

    City of Palm Springs

    Job Title

    Assistant Director of Maintenance & Facilities

    Job Location

    3200 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Under the general administrative direction of the Director of Public Works; manage, develop, implement, coordinate, and participate in the administration and efficient execution of the work of the City maintenance programs and operations, including facilities maintenance, parks maintenance, downtown/uptown maintenance, street maintenance, and fleet operations; in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Maintenance & Facilities, research, develop, and implement procedures and policies to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability of the Department; identify and evaluate new programs, projects, and initiatives for enhancing the quality and condition of public facilities and infrastructure, develop and monitor budgets for their implementation and critically evaluate their successes and shortcomings; develop and manage operational budgets for the Department; coordinate projects, programs, and assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; educate, motivate and evaluate staff; research, report on, and implement best practices for large and sophisticated owners and operators of municipal buildings, streets, and properties; perform technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility; provide highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Director of Works and other City staff in areas of expertise; act on behalf of the Director in the event of their absence; and perform related duties and assignments as required.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) Experience:

    Five (5) years of increasingly responsible maintenance, facilities, or public works experience including two (2) years of experience at a management or policy-making level with
    supervisory responsibility for management and professional staff.
    Previous experience working in a public agency environment is desired.

    Education and Training:

    High school Diploma or equivalent is required.
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, engineering, or a related field, or any
    combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities is desired.

    License or Certificates:

    Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid California driver license, with an acceptable driving record is required.

    Special Requirements:

    Must be willing and able to work various hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
    Incumbent will be enrolled in the California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Pull Notice Program. The DMV Pull Notice Program provides information on the incumbents driving
    record and driving record status on a periodic basis to the City.
    Must successfully complete a pre-employment background investigation, physical, and drug screen.
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