Duties include: Supervise the Fiscal Officer and office staff; participate in strategic planning, legislative review/analysis and policy development; assist in preparation and administration of the Department’s budget; oversee all human resource matters, including training, personnel records management, discipline, evaluations, policies/procedures, timecard oversight and conflict resolution; ensure delivery of final projects by negotiating and administering contracts and managing payment for services; oversee purchasing, service contract/invoice processing and maintenance of fixed assets; represent the Department with members of boards and commissions, developers, contractors, business groups and the public; manage records retention, office equipment and supplies in all Department offices; forecast needs for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; and direct the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures and other written materials.
Qualifications: Knowledge of management principles, including goal setting, program development/implementation/evaluation, and management of employees; public sector accounting; and techniques for making effective public presentations. Skills in planning/organizing/administering road and equipment inspection/maintenance/operations; practicing leadership behaviors that promote productive communication and cooperative interaction; developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards; providing staff training and professional development; interpreting, applying and explaining complex federal, state and local laws related to Department activities; and preparing clear and concise reports, procedures, correspondence and other written materials. This Deputy Road Commissioner must have a combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge and skills outlined above. An example would be: graduation from a two-year college with course work in business/public/personnel administration, plus four years of administrative or supervisory experience.