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Public Works Employee
The Town of LaSalle is accepting applications for a full time Public Works Employee Responsibilities include all licensing requirements of the State of Colorado and Weld County pertaining to water and waste water distribution, park maintenance and mowing, water line repairs and meter readings, daily sanitation duties of cleaning and maintenance, street repair and signage replacement or repair and general town maintenance of buildings and vehicles. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Salary offered is $45,000 per year depending on experience and licenses. Excellent benefits. Residence requirement of 1-hour radius of LaSalle for emergency response. Both resume and LaSalle application must be returned to: Director Barry Schaeffer, 128 North 2nd St, LaSalle, Colorado 80645 or to firstname.lastname@example.org 970-284-5625. Open until filled. EOE
Department: Administration FLSA: Exempt
Classification: Part time Professional Effective:03/23/2021
General Statement of Duties: Performs a wide variety of professional, administrative, managerial and supervisory duties to implement the policies and directives of the Board of Trustees through the various Town departmental personnel and resources. Serves as the Town Staffs primary contact with the Board of Trustees.
Supervision Received: Works under the broad policy guidelines of the Board of Trustees. Work is assigned as general areas of responsibility and requires considerable independent planning and judgment on the part of the incumbent.
Supervision Exercised: Provides direct supervision to department heads and assigned staff, and is the primary liaison to the Town Board of Trustees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists in overseeing major purchases, renovation and construction projects, building projects, land acquisition. Ensures the proper care and management of all Town land, real property, building and equipment. Performs various duties to plan and direct the proper economic and physical growth of LaSalle, directs staff support of the Planning Commission in development of the Comprehensive Plan, as interpreted by the Board of Trustees.
- Attends all Board of Trustee meetings to assist and advise on the presentation through staff of matters properly brought; advises the Board as necessary to maintain decisions within statutory and Town ordinance/code prescriptions; generally advises the Board on other matters for effective administration of Town services and monies; e.g. major purchases, construction projects, etc.; attends as necessary the meetings of other boards, commissions, and committees (e.g. Planning Commission) to advise or provide staff support. Develops short- and long-range plans of all areas of Town administration; e.g. personnel and staffing requirements, major construction projects, funding sources, major purchases, growth, etc.
- Attends various community and intergovernmental meetings as directed by the Board of Trustees. Acts as Town representative to obtain/share information, explain policies and goals, and gain cooperation and support.
- Assists in developing and submitting grant proposals and tenders in order to obtain funding for board-sanctioned Town projects; acts as grant administrator where appropriate for grants received and monitors the progress and quality of work.
- Provides direct supervision to all department heads, Town appointees and assigned staff (Police Chief, Public Works Director, Town Clerk, Recreation Director, Attorney, and Prosecutor). Assigns duties and/or approves work projects to carry out the policies of the Board of Trustees within the parameters defined goals and budget.
- Acts as contract administrator and board Liaison to Town appointees.
- Oversees Zoning staff in the review and processing of development and land use applications, zoning requests and Code interpretation.
- Performs yearly Performance Reviews of department heads and assigned staff.
- Assists the budgeting and finance unit in preparation and submittal of the annual budget or supplemental budget requests to the Board of Trustees; reviews major purchases and expenditures for compliance with budgetary thresholds.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Ability to be available at all times, and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to execute long- and short-term plans to reflect the policies and goals of the Board of Trustees.
- Knowledge of the theories, practices and procedures of municipal administration; ability to apply these principals to the general management of the Town personnel and resources.
- Knowledge of governmental budgeting and the ability to apply the same to the creation and execution of annual budgets; knowledge of funding sources.
- General knowledge of personnel administration and the statutes governing employment.
- General knowledge of International Building Codes and their applications.
- General knowledge of research techniques; ability to analyze and interpret data and statistics.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Board/commission/committee members, Town staff, citizens, the general public and other agencies' personnel; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with the same.
Education: Bachelor's degree in municipal administration or a closely related field desirable; Master's in Public Administration or related field is highly preferred.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible work in the field of municipal administration; experience in a small municipal setting preferred.
- Will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Special Requirements: Ability to operate personal computers and utilize related software, including computer word-processing, database and spreadsheet applications.
Work Environment: Generally limited to a standard office environment utilizing standard office equipment including, but not limited to computers, printers, fax machines and copiers. Frequent sitting; infrequent lifting. Hearing, vision and talking occur constantly. Frequent walking on uneven terrain.