The Public Works Division Manager is a member of the Maintenance Operations Group leadership team and has direct management responsibility for a division in the Portland Bureau of Transportation. Division Managers plan, organize, direct and evaluate the activities, personnel and budget involved in group-wide operational systems, facilities, fleet, communications and/or material distribution as well as environmental, street or sidewalk and structure asset management programs. The position is responsible for developing and implementing division initiatives that support overall Bureau of Transportation mission and goals. Additionally, this position manages and develops systems that provide services to a large group of municipal maintenance employees in a complex unionized public works environment. Responsibilities include managing complex technical, administrative and/or organizational development programs in a municipal organization; performing a range of public works activities; collaborating effectively to manage significant and diverse resources; overseeing multiple large-scale projects simultaneously; developing strategic, long-range plans; and leading changes to implement new plans. A successful candidate will be an inclusive manager who enjoys leading and developing people and will be an exceptional and engaging communicator who is comfortable in front of a variety of audiences. They will also demonstrate sound independent judgment and decision-making through the thoughtful analysis of complex or large-scale matters that have bureau-wide impact. The ideal candidate will have experience recruiting, managing and retaining a diverse workforce, and applying equitable program policies and practices. They will have the ability to successfully develop and deliver services to diverse communities, promote opportunities to reduce disparities and advance equity, and promote and support equity and diversity in the workplace.
Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving. For more information about the Portland Bureau of Transportation, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/pbot. The Portland Bureau of Transportation embraces diversity, models inclusivity, and promotes equity through its service delivery, internal operations, organizational culture, and in its work with partners and the community.