The City of Roanoke is seeking applications from dynamic and innovative professionals for the Director of General Services and Sustainability position. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing all professional and administrative activities related to facilities management, custodial services, purchasing, fleet maintenance, risk management as well as leading sustainability activities within the organization and the community. Sustainability encompasses a focus on reducing carbon emissions, energy efficiency, use of alternative fuels, transportation alternatives, and community outreach and education. Therefore, responsibilities will include accountability based on measurable cost effective results for the substance, efficiency, productivity and quality of activities performed within assigned divisions.
The Director will be responsible for managing four division managers who supervise approximately 90 employees in Facilities Management, Fleet Management, Purchasing and Risk Management. S/he will also be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these divisions. S/he will directly supervise the Sustainability Coordinator position and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To view the complete job description and apply for the position, please visit the City of Roanoke's job board at http://www.roanokeva.gov/jobs and submit an online application by 11:59PM Eastern on August 22, 2018. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS submitted through the City of Roanoke’s job board will be considered.
Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with a major in business, public administration; and five to 10 years of related management experience in building, maintenance, fleet operations, purchasing, or general city/county administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience. S/he must be a City resident or secure residence within the City limits within 12 months of employment.
Internal Number: 00767
About City of Roanoke, Virginia
Roanoke, Virginia is a mountain city and hub for innovation. Offering miles of trails, parks within walking distance, a vibrant downtown, and friendly neighborhoods with character, Roanoke is the perfect place to live, work, and play.
It is strategically located less than a day's drive to over half of the U.S. population, and affords visitors and residents alike a variety of outdoor amenities, award winning local restaurants, and big-city shopping and museums, all with the charm of a small town.
Located between Southwest Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Mountains and the Virginia Alleghany Highlands, the City of Roanoke offers world-class outdoor recreation activities and was recently awarded the elite IMBA Silver-Level Mountain Biking Ride Center status. The City is also among one of the few metropolitan areas that sits beside the Blue Ridge Parkway - one of the most popular attractions in the National Parks System.
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