The employer operates within the public sector. The Environmental Services Director plans, directs, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the Environmental Services Department including operational, administrative, implementation, and enforcement aspects associated with community development, animal services, environmental quality, food safety, code enforcement, and neighborhood partnership programs. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong management profile gained as a leader in a fast-paced, demanding and rapidly changing environment. This highly visible position will require a person with superb management, operations, communications and administrative skills.
Skilled in analyzing and developing policies and procedures
Skilled in identifying complex problems and solutions
Skilled in projecting consequences of proposed actions
Skilled in implementing recommendations in support of goals
Skilled in mediating and resolving conflict
Skilled in reading, interpreting, applying, and explaining laws, codes, ordinances, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
Skilled in operating a computer and related software applications
Knowledge of public administration and governmental operations
Knowledge of public relations principals, especially in regards to managing change and sensitive topics
Knowledgeable of storm water and industrial pretreatment regulations
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information
Ability to prepare and maintain budgets
Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, including oral, written and audio/visual presentations
Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or related field
Eight years of progressively responsible experience, including three years at the Division Manager level, or its equivalent.