CITY OF BROCKTON
The City of Brockton
seeks qualified applicants for the Commissioner of Public Works under the
direction of the Mayor. The Commissioner
is responsible for the effective management, administration and coordination of
all operations within the Department of Public Works.
The Commissioner will manage, administer, and coordinate all
operations within the Department of Public Works, and oversee its fiscal and
financial affairs. The job requires the
ability to perform complex administrative and professional work in program,
planning and regulatory work.
Qualifications include a thorough working knowledge of civil
engineering principles, public water system treatment and distribution
principles, construction and maintenance, solid waste disposal and recycling
Specifically, the Director will –
report to the Mayor regularly on objectives
and programs of the Department while resolving procedural problems
advise the Mayor and City Council on pertinent
the divisions of the Department of Public Works in accordance with all
appropriate City Ordinances;
the staff of the Department of Public Works and consultants hired to assist the
department in accordance with any collective bargaining agreements, civil service
regulations, and/or City Ordinances;
the department’s annual general fund budgets, capital budgets and enterprise
innovatively provide all
departmental services to the City; design and direct construction of
public works projects
and determine their scope and schedule;
recommend, develop, implement and coordinate
city policies and programs;
goals and objectives; design departmental organization structure; assess
performance in relation to established goals;
and take appropriate action to improve
act as the liaison with
and represent the DPW before state, federal and regional authorities;
ensure compliance with
local, state and federal laws and regulations;
advise the Mayor, City
Council and appropriate City Boards and Commissions on the technical
aspects of DPW
initiatives and programs, make recommendations as appropriate;
revise and amend, when
appropriate, rules and regulations and procedures relevant to the
proper operation of the
Department of Public Works;
assist with and monitor
perform other duties as
assigned to the Department by the Mayor.
performed under typical office conditions and will involve operating an
automobile, computer, camera, slide projector, scanner, printer, facsimile
machine, copier and other standard office equipment. The workload is relatively
stable, but can fluctuate based on project deadlines and/or emergencies. The employee will need to attend occasional
evening meetings and weekend events.
The employee will have access to department-related confidential information. Errors could result in loss of department
services and have serious legal ramifications.
from an accredited four (4) year college or university with specialization in
engineering with more than ten (10) years of responsible experience including a
minimum of five (5) years in a supervisory position; or any equivalent
combination of education, training or experience which provides the required
knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the
job. Massachusetts registration as a
Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
the principles and practices of public works administration and operations is
work as part of an interdisciplinary or interdepartmental team or independently, conduct independent research and analyze and
prepare operational studies, write
reports, communicate orally, and make public presentations is required. Ability
to write reports and communicate orally, conduct public meetings and
presentations, and organizational skills is required.
vehicle operator’s license required.
$105,044-$127,397, 6 step position, step increases on anniversary date of hire
step, position includes medical & other fringe benefits.
Brockton requires residency within 1 year of
Send a cover
letter, resume, copy of valid MA Drivers License, & copy of driving record
from MA Registry of Motor
Vehicles to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, City of Brockton, 45 School Street, Brockton,
MA 02301 no later than 4:30 PM on
Friday, October 24, 2014.
Ordinance, the Mayor will appoint the Commissioner, whose position is subject
to confirmation by the City Council and shall run for a term of three (3)