Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, the Public Works Director delivers leadership, managerial and administrative services associated with the delivery of essential community services. The Public Works Director is responsible for an annual operating budget of $47 million, supervises five staff members directly and a total of 160 FTE’s. Public Works is the largest City department and is comprised of the following six operational areas 1) Administration; 2) Engineering and Transportation; 3) Facilities; 4) Fleet; 5) Streets, Solid Waste, Stormwater, and Mosquito Control (by contract); and 6) Transit.
This position also serves as a liaison to City and community boards and commissions, committees, and task forces as assigned. The City of Loveland Public Works Department embraces the mission of building Loveland’s future through exceptional service, safety and performance.
Loveland Public Works Department Director provides direction to serve approximately 74,000 residents through: transportation system design; street construction, management, and inspection; pavement management; traffic engineering and installation, operation, and maintenance of all traffic signals, signs, and pavement markings; snow and ice removal; stormwater collection system design and maintenance; fixed route and paratransit bus services; solid waste management and recycling; mosquito control; management, maintenance, administration, and purchase of all City vehicles and equipment; and planning, design, construction and maintenance services for City facilities, including capital project management, scheduling use of City facilities for meetings and special events.
The Loveland Public Works Department is in year 3 of implementing a 5 year strategic plan that was developed by employees as well as internal and external stakeholders. Areas of focus include; 1) Public Health and Safety; 2) Connectedness; 3) Public Infrastructure; 4) Innovation and Legacy; 5) Excellent Service; 6) Honor the Public Trust; and 7) High Performance.