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General Services Director - City of Hobbs, NM (ID: 293095)

Title General Services Director
Type Administrative and General Services Management
Date Posted January 4, 2018
City / Organization City of Hobbs, NM
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  • Directs the General Services Division to achieve goals within available resources; Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; Reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
  • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans and projects; Gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; Coordinates division activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
  • Provides professional planning and development advice to supervisors and other officials; Makes private and public presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.
  • Regular attendance is required to perform the duties of this position.
  • Creates and communicates official plans, programs, policies and procedures to staff and the general public. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; Performs cost control activities; Monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; Prepares annual budget requests; Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Issues written and oral instructions; Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.
  • Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates. Adjusts errors and resolves complaints.
  • Prepares and documents budget requests; Administers adopted budget in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, supervises and evaluates programs, plans, services, staffing, equipment and infrastructure of the general services division.


Education and Experience

Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in civil engineering, public administration or a closely related field; and six years previous public works experience, five years of facility management, and six years building construction management; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Three to five years of supervisory experience in facility management, construction management or a related field is also required. 

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Considerable knowledge of building codes, building design, building construction, facility management, fleet management, street maintenance, practices and methods as applicable to a municipal setting; thorough knowledge of applicable City policies, laws, and regulations affecting Division activities.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, contractors, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, City officials and the general public; Ability to conduct necessary engineering research and compile comprehensive reports.
  3. Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.


  1. Valid State issued Driver’s License
  2. Must have or be able to obtain certifications in the appropriate areas of responsibility. 
  3. Residency requirement: residing within the five (5) mile planning radius of the city.

            **See personnel manual for more details

Pay Range: 

$76,020 - $127,539 annuallly (DOEE) (Full Range)


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Job Post Expiration Date   February 1, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .