Deputy County Highway & Solid Waste Superintendent/Director of Engineering
Greene County Human Resources Department
Job Announcement: Deputy County Highway & Solid Waste Superintendent/Director of Engineering
The Greene County Highway & Solid Waste Department in Catskill, NY is seeking a fulltime Deputy Superintendent/Director of Engineering to join its management team. This is a high level administrative position. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for Directing the Engineering Division of the Greene County Highway & Solid Waste Department. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the County Highway & Solid Waste Superintendent with important work involving the planning, implementation and management of major projects, inspection programs, maintenance, permitting, planning and all daily activities of the division in an office or field setting. The incumbent will be responsible for performing engineering related duties and overseeing the work of the technical engineering staff in the inspection, maintenance, construction and repair of the county’s highway, bridge and related infrastructure. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Highway & Solid Waste Superintendent with considerable leeway allowed for the use of independent judgment in accordance with established policies and procedures. In the absence of the Superintendent, the incumbent may act for or in place of the Superintendent and performs such related duties as required. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel. Does related duties as required.
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering field AND five (5) years in road or highway maintenance, construction, design or development; two (2) of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity; OR
B. Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college with an associate’s degree in either Construction or Engineering Technology and seven (7) years of experience in highway construction or maintenance activities, two (2) of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.
NOTE: A New York State license to practice professional engineering is desired but not required.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must have possession of valid NYS Class D Driver’s license at the time of appointment which must be maintained throughout employment.
Greene County offers a generous benefits package including, health, vision, and dental insurance or health insurance buyout; vacation, sick, personal, and holiday time; retirement plan; and more! Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume or job application to the Greene County Human Resources Department, 411 Main Street, Catskill, NY 12414 or by or before March 18, 2016.
NOTE: Applicants or eligibles for original appointment to positions in the classified service in Greene County Government that receive a conditional offer of employment must successfully pass a drug screen and back ground check.