Village Superintendent of Public Works

Village of Garden City   New York, NY   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 28, 2021

Public Works

Incorporated Village of Garden City, New York, 5.3 square miles residential community with a population of 22,000.

Village Superintendent of Public Works

Salary $160K+ depending upon education & qualifications with excellent benefits. Position is as the department head of the municipal public work's operations for the village of Garden City. Candidate is expected to be experience in water, environmental & infrastructure matters pertaining to a municipal government department of this size ($10m operating and approximately $5m capital budgets) & nature. Experience with implementation/interpretation of Department of Health, EPA and DEC regulations and guidelines preferred. Senior level management of approximately 80 union employees from Supervisor to Laborer over 5 functional groups (engineering, garage, street, sanitation & water) inclusive of capital project definition from inception to completion as well as daily operations. Candidate is expected to be well versed in stringent payroll & expenditure controls, experience with municipal purchasing/bid requirements & capital project management a must. Requires high level of independent judgement & problem solving. Candidate should have strong capability to manage labor costs, improve scheduling of workforce, increase productivity of workforce & assets in order to maximize efficiency & effectiveness of taxpayer dollars, & have excellent communication skills & ability to work with other Village depts. Substantial prior experience in a municipal public works department of a similar size strongly preferred. Candidate will be part of the senior management team of the village & have regular interaction with the board of trustees & residents. Req. Bach. deg. (pref. Master's) in related major (i.e. Engineering, Architecture), & minimum 5 years of management experience or 10 plus years' experience in similar position in private or public entities.