Pueblo West, Colorado has a vision to be a leading metropolitan district valuing sustainable development, opportunity, and partnerships, which foster a healthy environment and superior quality of life. Our Metropolitan District provides fire, public works, parks and recreation, and water and wastewater utilities, and covenant oversight, in addition to administrative and internal services.
We're looking for an energetic leader who is ready to work with our community and our employees to build a stronger Pueblo West!
Under the direction of the District Manager, the positions directs the overall operation of three areas, including economic development, the Committee of Architecture and communications & community engagement. This position is also responsible for implementing strategic initiatives in the community aimed at building community, establishing a “heart” of Pueblo West, encouraging development, and building public trust of the District. This position will also work closely with other departments to partner on projects that my impact and include other areas.
The work of the position involves planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the functions, operations and services of the department. Responsibilities include supervising department staff, determining department purchases, overseeing the budget process for all areas, overseeing the services provided and representing the department. This position is also responsible for coordinating and implementing new strategies, programs, and initiatives aimed at building a better sense of community in Pueblo West.
Essential Job Functions - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer.
Plans, organizes, directs, and controls work programs of the department; establishes and monitors controls, takes appropriate actions to correct performance and adjust program efforts to meet requirements.
Manages positions and personnel of the department; counsels employees and administers discipline; administers District personnel policies and procedures within the department.
Plans and uses resources; prepares budget, negotiates contracts and approves budgeted expenditures.
Coordinates department plans and schedules with other District departments; reports delays and problems and takes appropriate action to ensure coordination of activities.
Addresses plans to meet unexpected situations and new developments; prepares for emergencies; keeps abreast of changes in the related fields.
Communicates and interacts effectively with individuals and groups at all levels and informs interested and involved parties of matters requiring their attention.
Ensures compliance within the department with applicable polices, rules, regulations and laws.
Proposes policies and procedures when necessary.
Establishes department standards that facilitates and improves efficiency and effectiveness.
Other duties as assigned.