Deputy Utilities Director - City of Daytona Position
Organization: The City of Daytona Beach
Position Status: Full-Time
Position Title: Deputy Utilities Director
Position Description: This is a professional executive level
position requiring advanced engineering and management work to
assist with direction of water and wastewater treatment plant
operation, water distribution, wastewater collection, reuse water
system and stormwater system within the Utilities Department.
Responsible for supervising, establishing and monitoring; working
with division managers to cost effectively maximize the
productivity of their operations and maintenance programs. Work
involves responsibility for long and short term programs; planning
with considerable authority delegated to operations and division
managers for implementation of technical and administrative
activities. Management skills and sound judgement in decision
making is required. Work is performed under the general direction
of the Utilities Director. Responsible for supervising the
activities related to the City in accordance with policies
determined by City management and applicable regulatory
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties are normal for
this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or
all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Direct division managers and support personnel to maximize
safety, productivity and cost efficiency of utilities’ operations
and maintenance programs.
Reviews and/or prepares documents for the procurement of
equipment, consulting services, contracting services, etc. This
includes preparation of City Commission Agenda Items documentation
with coordination with the City’s Purchasing and Legal
Responsible for making procedural and operation recommendations
to the Director. Plan and prepare supporting documentation and
Provide long range planning and policy development for the
Analyze Department’s budget and recommend adjustments.
Provide direction and leadership to division managers on
policies and procedures.
Oversee, analyze and evaluate the City’s Capital Improvement
Stays abreast of technology trends, issues and development.
Identify and provide training to staff and to other departments as
Maintain up to date knowledge of existing and emerging
requirements from local/state/federal regulations and mandates
related to the Utility Department’s operations.
Work collaboratively with internal partners of the Utilities
Maintain effective working relationship with the City’s
Department Heads, other city department staff, other government
agencies and the public.
Respond to citizen complaints, issues, and inquiries.
Prepare reports and presentations to City Commission and citizen
Develops, coordinates, and implements programs, projects and
Supervises and reviews site plans, cost estimates and contract
documents for various plans, specifications and contracts.
Fosters positive employee relations and employee morale on a
Coordinates engineering design, maintenance, and construction
activities with State, County, Federal and City departments, and
Prepares reports, studies, letters, purchase requests,
ordinances, and a variety of written correspondence.
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget, and prepares
water, sewer stormwater improvement budget.
Performs personnel relations activities.
Maintains current knowledge of appropriate professional
developments, and appropriate State, Federal and local rules and
Coordinates and schedules implementation of capital
Develops, organizes, and plans for emergency preparedness for
utilities functions and assistance to citizens.
Investigates and monitors safety issues and inspections, to
include ensuring compliance with safety standards.
Assists the Utilities Director with special tasks as needed.
Acts as Utilities Director in the absence of the Director.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: Performs related duties as required.
Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from an
accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree
in Engineering; eight (8) years professional, technical or
administrative experience in the operation and knowledge of a
municipal water utilities system. Must be a Licensed Professional
Engineering (PE) in the state of Florida or eligible to obtain such
licensure by reciprocity/comity; and four (4) years experience
managing and supervising capital improvement projects;
professional, technical and administrative staff, project
management, and water Utility Operations.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess or have the ability to obtain
and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
Salary Information: Weekly Salary Range - $1,587.48 -
How to Apply: For additional job information and application,
please go to The City of Daytona Beach Career Portal at:
Organization: City of Daytona Beach
Point of Contact: Employment Services
Address: PO Box 2451
City: Daytona Beach
Zip Code: 32115