City of Binghamton, New York

Deputy Commissioner of Public Works

August 15, 2017 - 11:16am -- jlallen
Date Posted: 
8/15/2017
Location: 
City of Binghamton
Distinguishing Features Of The Class: 

This is a key leadership position within the Department of Public Works. The Department of Public Works has an operating budget of approximately $14 million and a workforce of 161 employees. The work performed by this position involves a high degree of independence and solid judgment. Policy development, implementation and enforcement are a key component of the duties performed by the position. Providing project management and support/direction to first line field Supervisors and handling day-to-day personnel, safety/health and labor relations issues are also essential tasks assigned to this position. Frequent contact with the public regarding operational issues and complaints is required. This position reports directly to the Commissioner of Public Works. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

A)    Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent; with a bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, engineering, construction management, or a related field and five (5) years of field experience in a DPW or similar work setting; or

B)     Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent; with a associate’s degree in  public administration,  engineering or a related field and seven (7) years of  field experience in a DPW or similar work setting; or

C)     Graduation from high school and ten (10) years of field experience in DPW, construction, with 5 years in management and supervision.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, deferred compensation, paid leave and membership in the NYS Retirement System.  If you are interested in becoming an integral part of the City’s dynamic future, please send your cover letter and resume, with salary requirements to alrutherford@cityofbinghamton.com