Watershed Operations and Maintenance Manager II

City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Portland, OR

THE POSITION:

Watershed Operations and Maintenance Division is a new Division within the Bureau’s Operations & Maintenance Group. This Division combines the Revegetation Section, the Stormwater Asset Inventory and Condition Assessment Section and the Surface Water Management Section to monitor, assess, evaluate, repair, restore and manage the built and natural stormwater and surface water systems within Portland’s watersheds in order to improve watershed health, support sewer system needs, and comply with state and federal environmental regulations. This Division is supported by Bureau Strategy, Planning and Capital Project Groups in integrated teams to deliver quality projects and services to our ratepayers. The Watershed O&M Division cultivates partnerships with other organizations and agencies to leverage resources and to protect the Bureau's investments in green and grey infrastructure across the City.

This position has since evolved and moved under a new Division within the Bureau’s Operations and Maintenance Group. This Division combines the Revegetation Section, the Stormwater Asset Inventory and Condition Assessment Section and the Surface Water Management Section to monitor, assess, evaluate, repair, restore and manage the built and natural stormwater / surface water systems within Portland’s watersheds in order to improve watershed health, support sewer system needs, and comply with state and federal environmental regulations. This Division is supported by Bureau Strategy, Planning and Capital Project Groups in integrated teams to deliver quality projects and services to our ratepayers. The Watershed O&M Division cultivates partnerships with other organizations and agencies to leverage resources and to protect the Bureau's investments in green and grey infrastructure across the City.

 

TO QUALIFY:


The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:  

1. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of leadership, operational and strategic planning, current business communication, public administration, program evaluation, budget preparation and administration, and fields related to the mission and purpose of the assigned organizational unit and Bureau/Office.
2. Thorough knowledge of principles of management, supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
3. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; present information, proposals, and recommendations clearly and persuasively in public settings.
4. Ability to collaborate with communities of color and people traditionally underrepresented in local decision-making; facilitate inclusive participation in programs and activities; communicate cross-culturally.
5. Ability to manage a multicultural workforce, promote an equitable workplace environment, and apply equitable program practices to diverse and complex City services.