The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is a strong, strategic, and visionary leader and effective communicator with broad experience in all areas of public works; possessing extensive expertise managing staff and creating organizational structure and a sense of team and purpose. As the Director interacts with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, exceptional interpersonal skills and political acumen are of the utmost importance. The successful candidate will have a proven track record creating efficiencies, implementing best practices, and removing unnecessary bureaucratic obstacles, while establishing clear procedures and policies, both written and verbally. A background effectively engaging with labor unions and ensuring positive outcomes is critical. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for public service, especially serving an underserved community; an entrepreneur from within who recognizes this opportunity to create and establish an effective and efficient administrative infrastructure for longterm success.