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Reference Number: MTAS-1571
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: October 24, 2017
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Position of Public Works Director
JOB DESIGN PROFILE

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
(Describe the position as you see it. What is the public works director’s job?)

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EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
(Indicate the level of education and experience required and desired for each item.)

Required Desired
Degree:
B.S. Engineering ________ _________
M.S. Engineering ________ _________
B.A. Public Administration ________ _________
M.A. Public Administration ________ _________
B.S. Business Administration ________ _________
M.B.A. Business Administration ________ _________

Experience: Required Desired
As Public Works Director
More than 10 years ________ _________
More than 5 years ________ _________
More than 1 year ________ _________
None ________ _________
As An Assistant Director Or Division Head:
More than 10 years _______ __________
More than 5 years _______ __________
More than 1 year _______ __________
None _______ __________
OTHER EXPERIENCE: (Specify)_______________________________________

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PROFESSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS
(Number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 the five most important professional characteristics that you want the new director to have.)

Administrative Skills____________________ People Oriented________________
Analytical Skills________________________Planning Skills_________________
Business Minded______________________Policy Development Skills_________
Communication Skills__________________ Productivity Oriented_____________
Cost Conscious_______________________Public Relations Skills___________
Democratic Decision Maker______________Quality Conscious______________
Detailed Oriented______________________Results Oriented_______________
Engineering Skills_____________________Team Player___________________
Independent Decision Maker_____________Technically Oriented_____________
Objective____________________________Other_________________________
Organization Skills_____________________

COMMENT:

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
(Number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 the five most important personal characteristics that you want the new director to have.)

Alert_____________________ Mature___________________________
Ambitious_________________Open____________________________ 
Assertive__________________Other____________________________
Cautious__________________Outgoing_________________________ 
Confident_________________ Patient___________________________ 
Conservative_______________Persistent________________________ 
Considerate_______________ Practical__________________________ 
Cooperative_______________ Prompt___________________________ 
Creative__________________ Reliable__________________________ 
Decisive__________________ Resourceful_______________________ 
Deliberate_________________Sensitive_________________________ 
Friendly___________________Stable___________________________ 
Flexible___________________Tactful___________________________ 
Forthright_________________ Tolerant__________________________ 
Honest___________________ Unprejudiced______________________ 
Humble___________________Versatile_________________________ 
Innovative_________________ Well Organized____________________ 
Intellectual________________ Other____________________________ 

COMMENT:
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CRITICAL JOB TARGETS
List the five most important challenges or job targets that the new public works director will face. For example, develop a five-year street improvement program, reorganize the department, improve employee productivity, etc.

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COMMENT:_________________________________________________________________

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