The Public Works Roads division is looking for a person who has significant background in roads maintenance/construction and has a passion for working on large scale projects, planning and coordinating programs.
The incumbent is responsible for assisting with varied managerial and administrative support; providing oversight of maintenance programs and work processes; participating in the development of short and long term work plans; assisting with budget preparations; development, design and coordination of roadway and stormwater projects; quality control of maintenance work; providing analytical and technical support to maintenance staff; coordinating with other County departments and outside agencies; and performing supervision of program staff, consultants and contractors. The incumbent works collaboratively with the Maintenance and Operations Manager to ensure that the mission and goals of the division are attained. Work assignments are received with little technical instruction with considerable latitude for independent judgment while working within the frameworks of established guidelines. Work is reviewed by the supervisor for compliance with established policies and objectives and is evaluated through reports, conferences, and the results obtained.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Project Management, Construction management, or related field and 4 years of experience road maintenance/constructions and operations experience, with at least one year of supervisory or lead experience; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and education which is equivalent to 8 years of experience and provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work.
Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications
Previous experience working in a government entity managing Public Works road maintenance/construction projects and programs.
About Kitsap County
Kitsap County, located on the Kitsap Peninsula a short ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle, is one of the most livable and pristine areas in the Pacific Northwest. The rural and semi-rural greater Kitsap area is one of the most beautiful places in the state to live and experience spectacular scenery with surrounding snow capped mountain ranges, numerous lakes and parks, preserved open space, over 200 miles of saltwater shoreline, sparkling water, majestic vistas, tall forest and many quaint/friendly small towns. The communities of Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Keyport, Port Gamble, Port Orchard, Poulsbo and Silverdale have art galleries, specialty shops, antique malls and entertainment venues. Kitsap County, bounded on the west by the scenic Hood Canal, is the home of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Naval Base Kitsap in Silverdale, and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Keyport.