The Director of Public Works will perform complex supervisory, administrative and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the Public Works Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate programs, plans, services, staffing, equipment and infrastructure of the public works department.
Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow.
Inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
Direct and supervise the maintenance and completion of minor repairs to the exterior of all Tribal buildings and structures, including but not limited to heavy equipment operation, construction and landscaping.
Ensure project completion and compliance with quality standards.
Work closely with Tribal Members and government center to address errors and complaints.
Study and standardize department policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
Prepare and document budget requests and administer department budget.
Provide direction for environmental, street, traffic control, lights and other public works projects and programs.
Train and ensure staff adherence to safety policies and procedures.
Ensure department adherence to all government and environmental rules and regulations.
Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the Pechanga Tribal Government.
This role includes supervisory duties for the Public Works department. The Director of Public Works will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Pechanga Tribal Government policies and procedures and applicable laws. Provide training and direction to the Public Works department staff; to ensure that the duties, responsibilities, authority, and accountability are clearly defined and fully understood. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Planning, assigning and directing work.
Addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED required.
Seven to ten (7-10) years experience in the operation and maintenance of commercial property or related fields required.
Requires a minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience.
Technical certifications in Maintenance and Electrical field desired.
Must possess strong maintenance project management experience.
Experience with MS Office Suite required
Must be well organized with strong communication and interpersonal skills and possess the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance required.
This position must comply with the Pechanga Tribal Government’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident or injury, and random testing.
Must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.
The Pechanga Band offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package for all full-time employees. Benefits include the following:
Retirement - 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match
Health & Wellness Coverage - Medical, dental and vision coverage
Life and Long Term Disability - $25,000 employer paid life and Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts – Healthcare and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Supplemental Coverage – Disability, Accident, Cancer, Life, and Hospital Confinement
Legal Shield and Identity Shield
Education Reimbursement Opportunities – For pre-approved specific, job related education
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Face-to-face counseling, Legal assistance, Financial assistance, ID recovery, Tobacco cessation, Dependent care and Daily living resources, and Crisis consultation