Director of General Services and Public Works

Organization: Fulton County, Georgia
Salary: The salary range is $105,576 to $171,033 and the County offers an excellent benefits package.
Close Date: The position is considered open until filled.

Job Description:

Fulton County, Georgia is currently recruiting a Director of General Services and Public Works. With more than 1 million residents and a General Fund budget of $634 million, the County provides a full range of services that includes Fire, Police, Courts and Justice System, Health and Human Services, and General Services and Public Works.

The County is prosperous and growing and continues to attract new residents and businesses to a high quality and diverse community. As home to many Fortune 500 companies and the world’s busiest airport, Fulton County serves as a commercial and transportation center. The City of Atlanta and 13 additional cities are located in Fulton County. This affords residents the unique opportunity of enjoying both a popular metropolitan area and small towns that combine cultural opportunities, professional sports teams, and great restaurants with a reasonable cost of living and affordable housing.

Fulton County has a Commission-Manager form of government with seven elected Commissioners serving four-year concurrent terms. The Commission appoints the County Manager who administers the day-to-day operations of the County. The Director will serve at the pleasure of the County Manager.

The Director of General Services and Public Works will oversee the areas of public works programs; grounds and building maintenance; building engineering; land acquisition; capital construction development; design, construction, and renovation of County governmental facilities; water and wastewater systems, and supply, maintenance, and transportation (fleet) services. The department has approximately 400 employees and a $40M budget.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration; public works management; architecture; mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering; construction management; or a related field (Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines or a related field is preferred); and ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in overseeing large-scale programs noted above; plus seven (7) years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

The salary range is $105,576 to $171,033 and the County offers an excellent benefits package. The position is considered open until filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Sam Trager, Managing Consultant
Slavin Management Consultants
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

Note: Under Georgia Open Records Laws, all resumes for this recruitment are public documents and will be provided to the media upon request. Please call prior to submitting your resume if confidentiality is important to you.


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