The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.
DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS
The city of Worcester (population 185,000; Budget: $685.7M) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Commissioner of Public Works & Parks. The Deputy Commissioner is a leader in the Public Works & Parks division ($100M budget), reporting to the Commissioner. The Deputy Commissioner performs highly responsible professional work that includes assisting in the direction, coordination, development, and administration of Public Works & Parks. The department includes: Engineering & Architecture, Water, Sewer, Streets; Sanitation, Parking Garages, Parking Lots and On-Street Parking, Parks, Golf Course, Snow Removal, and Street Lights. This position is responsible for overseeing department planning; budgetary administration; administering department policies, programs and procedures; maximizing efficiency of operations; personnel management; and safety practices throughout the department. Worcester seeks an energetic and data-driven Deputy Commissioner excited by the opportunity to work collaboratively on major multi-million-dollar projects and assist in continuing to move the city forward. This leadership position requires excellent management and communication skills as well as a strong understanding of project and construction management. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, or related field, with a master’s degree in engineering, construction management, business/public administration, or related field preferred. Ten years of progressively responsible public works operational experience, with five years in a managerial capacity, is required. A Professional Engineer License is preferred as is experience working in New England. This is an excellent opportunity with room for growth for the right individual. A detailed position statement can be located on Community Paradigm’s website, at www.communityparadigm.com.
Salary: $150K+/- commensurate with qualifications. Worcester is an EOE/AA employer. For additional information related to the position, the city and the application process, contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resumes and cover letters, in confidence, via email in a single PDF, to: email@example.com. Subject: Worcester Deputy Commissioner Search. Position is open until filled with a first round of resume review on April 27