The Public Works Director is responsible for various administrative and
managerial duties. Some of the essential duties are to create and plan
long-term programs, projects, and budgets that will develop the growth for
DeLand’s Right of Way infrastructure and Stormwater Utility. Presents improvement programs to special interests, citizen
groups and service clubs. In addition, to being responsible for
analyzing and assessing proposals of the public work staff, evaluating the
projects in accordance to the given budget, and developing staff based on the
department’s requirement and criteria.
The Director procures and coordinates the
contracted refuse pick-up and numerous other contacted services necessary for
the function of the Department. Consults with subordinates on scheduling, work
problems, plans, and specifications relating to proposed operation,
construction, installation, and improvement projects.
Lastly, the Director reviews and analyzes methods,
equipment used and performance to find ways of increasing effectiveness,
improving results, or effecting economies in operation and maintenance