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June 3 - June 5
The City of Savannah is seeking a visionary Water Resources Director to lead an innovative, customer service-oriented, and forward-thinking Water Resources Department. The next director will be outstanding in project management and lead with a customer service focus that effectively coordinates with all internal departments in the City, external stakeholders, and will work to meet City goals. The City of Savannah operates under a Council/City Manager form of government with a budget of $414.5M, AA+ bond ratings and over 2400 employees working across 26departments.
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Water Resources Department and Position OverviewThe City Manager realigned the Water Resources Department in 2020 which now consists of six divisions: Water Department, Sewer Department, Distribution, Engineering and Planning, Storm water and an administrative team with specialties in contract coordination, environmental management and special projects Reporting to the Chief Infrastructure and Development Officer (CIDO), the Water Resources Director will oversee a department with 334 employees working in diverse and complex operations and capital programs related to Wastewater Treatment, Storm water conveyance, Water distribution and Water Sewer conveyance, Industrial Pretreatment, Fats Oils & Grease Programs, Sewer Televising and Inspections, and a Wastewater Laboratory. This position is responsible for implementing comprehensive water resources for the city; and overseeing projects to ensure compliance and guiding the vision of the Water Resources Department. With a water and sewer budget of $43.3M, Storm water of $6.0M, a five-year capital plan totaling$94M budgeted for water and sewer projects, and $71.2M budgeted for Storm water drainage improvement projects, the director oversees a department that interfaces with other departments in the City and has extensive external contact with citizens, business leaders, builders and developers. Click HERE for more info.
Human Resources Department
1375 Chatham Parkway
Savannah, GA 31405
The City of Newnan is seeking a new City Staff Engineer. Located 35 miles south of Atlanta, the City of Newnan is a growing, progressive community of more than 40,000 residents who hold a deep love for the city’s rich history and the surrounding Coweta county area. Since its beginnings in 1828, Newnan has experienced steady and prosperous growth. Today, the city stands as a planned center of growth that blends beautiful residential areas with a solid business community. The community is the ideal environment for living and working, offering state-of-the-art city and public safety services as well as a public school system that is ranked “excellent” by the Georgia Department of Education. Additionally, community parks offer biking, swimming, team sports, walking paths, and golfing opportunities for everyone.
The City of Newnan is seeking a City Staff Engineer who is a dedicated team player and can quickly gain the confidence of the community. This position performs professional work in the design, review, construction, inspection, and maintenance of civil engineering projects and facilities within the City, and related work as assigned. The City Staff Engineer must embrace the challenges and opportunities of the position in a diverse and growing community and must possess superior management skills in project management. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to serving the citizens of Newnan and the ability to develop long-range plans, oversee the management of construction and engineering projects, as well as manage engineering expenditures. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and have the ability to assist the Public Works Director in articulating a vision and developing consensus around public works issues and engineering projects.
- Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, public administration, project management or a closely related field, with a Master’s degree preferred.
- A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in a related-engineering field; or equivalent training, education, and/or experience required
- Engineer in Training (EIT) is required. Professional Engineer (PE) is desired
- Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License within 30 days of hire
- Possession of or ability to obtain Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Level 1b and 2 certifications
- Possession of or ability to obtain certification as a Certified Floodplain Manager
To find out more details about the position expectations, please visit our website for the full recruitment brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com
Expected starting salary range for this position is $75,000 – $90,000 (depending on qualifications of the selected candidate), with a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, defined benefit pension plan, 457 deferred compensation plan, paid time off, and negotiable relocation expenses. Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references and salary history no later than January 18, 2021 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at [email protected]. Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted the middle of February.
W. Alan Reddish, Senior Vice President
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, Ga. 30606
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