Culver City is a Charter City incorporated in 1917, and is a destination filled with outdoor cafes unique shops and galleries opening onto pedestrian-friendly boulevards. Culver City has a dedicated staff of approximately 700+ employees with an overall operating budget of over $235 million. The city provides a full range of municipal services including Fire, Police, Community Development, Public Works, Parks, Recreation and Community Services, and Transportation
This management position serves as a division head of the Maintenance Operations Division and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the effective maintenance and repair of the City’s facilities, traffic signals, street lights, parking meters, sewers, streets, street trees along with management of graffiti abatement; may act for the Public Works Director / City Engineer in his / her absence. The functional areas of responsibility assigned to this position include developing objectives and evaluating the effectiveness of preventative maintenance and repair programs related to electrical equipment, traffic signals, street lights, City facilities and street, sewer, street tree infrastructures and graffiti abatement. Prepares and monitors the annual budget for the Division ensuring the budget adequately documents the amount and level of services provided and expenditures are kept within limits. Directs the development and implementation of plans and programs to improve the efficiency of all maintenance operations including cost control programs, manpower utilization studies and work method improvements. Assures personnel is properly trained in work and safety procedures. Assures that first line supervisors develop effective work scheduling and control systems which may include periodically inspecting the sites and issuing work orders to the supervisors.
Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration or related field. Must possess at least four (4) years of experience in public works or the skilled maintenance of buildings, electrical equipment, traffic signals, streets, sewers, and trees including two (2) years of first line supervisory experience.
The City of Culver City is seeking a Maintenance Operations Manager with strong management skills to ensure projects and services are delivered efficiently and effectively and that problems get resolved. Ideal candidate is highly motivated and thrives in a fast-paced environment with a wide variety of responsibilities. The individual selected needs to demonstrate effective problem solving skills and oral communication skills. Will provide day-to-day leadership and work with staff to ensure high performance. Knowledge of safety procedures utilized in Public Works maintenance, construction, and repair is expected. Knowledge of work order and asset management systems is highly desirable.
Please direct inquiries to Ofelia Garcia at Ofelia.email@example.com or 310-253-5649. Please refer to Job Code #00245. Individuals whose application materials are incomplete may not receive full consideration for the position.
Applications will be screened and those deemed most qualified will be invited to a written / performance examination, weighted at 50% and an oral appraisal interview, weighted at 50%. The written / performance examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 14, 2021 and the oral appraisal interview is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 5, 2021.
The provisions of this job posting does not constitute a contract, express or implied, and any provisions in this posting may be modified or revoked without notice. Continuation in the examination process and subsequent placement on the eligible list of a person convicted of a crime depends upon the nature of the conviction and the conduct of the applicant subsequent to the offense. Convictions will be evaluated on a job related basis and will not automatically disqualify someone from further consideration.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Culver City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, religion, political affiliation, or sexual orientation/identification.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background/ Reference Check: Upon a conditional job offer, a live scan finger printing must be completed with acceptable results. Your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be contacted to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.
Pre-placement medical evaluation including drug screen (select positions). E-Verify: Proof of U.S. citizenship, alien residency or authorization to work in the U.S. will be required at time of appointment.