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The City is seeking an Environmental Services Director to lead its dynamic Environmental Services team. The Director will assume full responsibility for department services and activities including building and safety, environmental processing under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), advanced planning, development entitlements, assisted housing and community development block grant programs, special projects and administrative services programs. The Director of Environmental Services is an at-will, executive position reporting to the City Manager’s Office.
Duties include directing staff in providing excellent customer service to all external and internal customers; managing and implementing department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned division; establishing appropriate service and staffing levels; monitoring and evaluating efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, and allocating resources; planning, directing, and coordinating the Environmental Services Department work plan; assigning projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; meeting with staff to identify and resolve problems; managing and participating in the development and administration of the department’s budget; monitoring various service contracts for compliance with established performance levels; following-up and ensuring corrective action is taken as necessary; representing the Environmental Services Department to other City departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; preparing and presenting staff reports; responding to and resolving difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; participating on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; and providing staff assistance to the City Manager.
Qualifications and Experience
Application and Recruitment Process
For first consideration, please apply by January 3, 2019.Please submit a comprehensive resume, cover letter, and six professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) via e-mail to Jamie Cross, Human Resources Analyst email@example.com. Resumes should reflect years and months of positions held as well as the size of the previous program you have managed.
Resumes will be screened to determine the most qualified candidates, based on a combination of education, career experience, and accomplishments. Select candidates will be invited to participate in panel interviews to take place the week of January 21st. The selected candidate will be subjected to an extensive reference and background check. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preferences must submit form DD214 along with their resume.
For additional information about this position, please contact Jamie Cross at (805) 583-6337.
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