GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This employee is responsible to the City Manager for the direction, management, and executive leadership of the Transportation and Engineering Department. Areas of responsibility and focus include the design, construction, and inspection of engineering and architectural projects for the City of Cincinnati. Employee ensures the quality of work and adherence to established policies and procedures. Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KSAS): (Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)
Knowledge of: Principles of architecture and architectural design procedures and concepts. Principles and practices of engineering, relating to areas such as construction management, geotechnical engineering, structural design, highway design and general civil engineering. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Principles of management, supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. City personnel policies and procedures. Safety principles and practices for employees.
Skill to: Operate appropriate computer equipment; use properly all related hardware and software. Operate assigned vehicle in the course of duty.
Ability to: Implement and maintain positive employee relations. Promote and maintain highest integrity throughout all personnel. Analyze and manage effective EEO/AA programs. Manage a comprehensive municipal engineering, architectural, and transportation program. Oversee, direct, prioritize and coordinate the work of executive staff. Select and evaluate staff. Participate in the development and administration of departmental goals, objectives and procedures. Oversee large program budgets. Review administrative and financial reports. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the administration, Council, community, and other agencies.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Each applicant must have eight years of progressively responsible experience as a Professional Architect or Engineer or as a Public Administrator plus a Bachelor's Degree from an accredit college or university. A Master's Degree is preferred.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS Must have a valid Driver's License. Must be an excellent communicator and team builder.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
(Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be performed.)
Assumes administrative management responsibility for engineering and architectural services and activities, including construction, management and repair of highways, bridges, retaining walls, landslide corrections, sidewalks, architecture, and construction management. Manages the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; administers policies and procedures. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates personnel; makes available staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures; implements City human resources policies and procedures. Oversees the development and administration of the annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments. Serves as the liaison for the City Manager with other divisions, department, and outside agencies; attends meetings of City groups and outside groups as assigned. Serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; serves as technical advisor to the City Manager, City Council, and other City departments. Provides direction to public works capital improvement projects; approves standard construction drawings and specifications; approves final plans and cost estimates of projects. Enforces City safety policies and principles; enforces the Cincinnati Municipal Code. Assists those contacted in the course of duty in an effective, efficient, and professional manner.
Internal Number: 18-99970
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