City of Anna Maria Public Works Manager

City of Anna maria

The Public Works Department has an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join the team as a Public Works Manager.  The Public Works Manager role is a highly visionary, leadership, professional managerial and customer focused position responsible for overseeing the personnel and activities of the Department of Public Works.  Responsible for the repair, replacement and general maintenance of the Department of public Works.  Responsible for the repair, replacement and general maintenance of the public infrastructure, including roadway, stormwater drainage systems and traffic control devices.  The ideal candidate will be am effective change agent driven to inspire and implement change with excellent customer service, leadership and communication skills.


  • Oversees the personnel and activities of the department in the general maintenance of the public infrastructure, including roadways, stormwater drainage systems, and traffic control devices
  • Provides effective leadership and vision for the department relating to culture, teamwork, and communication
  • Develops and implements strategic plans, work standards, operational execution and performance measures
  • Performs evaluations, hiring and discipline of employees
  • Develops short- and long-range plans for repair and preventive maintenance of roadways and stormwater drainage systems
  • Prepares cost and resource analysis to ensure maintenance programs and activities are linked with operational objectives and desired outcomes
  • Maintains a positive, safe and productive work environment for staff
  • Performs other related tasks as required

Knowledge of:

  • Principles, methods and materials used in all types of road and drainage construction and repairs
  • Local and national codes for traffic control devices
  • Repair and maintenance of construction equipment and vehicles
  • Construction practices as it relates to stormwater drainage systems and roadway paving
  • The use of small office equ9pment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems
  • Use of computers for data entry, word processing and accounting purposes

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Assign and supervise the work of others and deal with them firmly, tactfully and impartially
  • Prepare reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, business partners, other governmental agencies and the public, often in stressful situations

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  High School or GED graduate, College Degree Preferred.  Minimum of five (5) years experience in operations and maintenance, including three (3) years experience in management and leadership

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:  Must posses a valid Florida driver’s license.  Floodplain/FEMA Certifications Preferred

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The City of Anna Maria is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida Law

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES:  All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an emergency.  During an emergency, employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the city and its residents


SALARY:  Based on qualifications

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