CITY OF FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS UTILITY DEPARTMENT DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS Salary Range: $62,108 -$97,739 with excellent benefits
Responsible for the central administration of the Utility Department including budget preparation, purchasing, inventory, the public relations, fleet management, business analysis, and training and safety programs. Also responsible for developing and administering plans, systems, and activities to support the Department’s mission, values, vision, and strategies in compliance with the City’s financial policies, requirements of Bond Covenants, Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Arkansas Department of Labor, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Consent Decree, and in coordination with the Utility Department's comprehensive strategic management plan. Responsible for approximately 40 employees and a current divisional budget of $2,075,700. Utility Department total budget is $49,521, 539 (2017). Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance or closely related field. Five years of supervisory experience is required which must include at least three years administrative/management experience in local government, utility, public works or related field. Prefer at least 10 years of industry related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, abilities and skills will be considered. Must be skilled in verbal and written communications, organizational and human resources management, interpersonal relationships, budget preparation, procurement, supply chain management, public relations, business analysis and modern office operations. Current State water or wastewater certifications or other appropriate certifications would be a plus.
To Apply: The position will be open until filled. The first review of resumes is scheduled for January 4, 2018. Email your cover letter and resume with current salary without delay to:
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