(A)   The Town Council establishes the position of the Public Works Director with the general purpose of the position to act as the liaison between the general public and the offices of the Town Council by responding to the needs of the citizens and taking independent actions based on personal judgment in the delivery of services.
   (B)   The essential duties and responsibilities for the Public Works Director, under the directions of the Town Council, unless a written order of the Town Council provides otherwise, are as follows:
      (1)   Responsible for the administrative duties of the Town Council;
      (2)   Attend meetings of the Town Council and recommend actions that are considered advisable;
      (3)   Hire Public Works Department employees according to the pay schedules and standards fixed by the Town Council and/or other statute(s) with the approval of the Town Council;
      (4)   Suspend, discharge, remove, or transfer such Public Works Department employees as deemed necessary for the welfare of the town with the approval of the Town Council;
      (5)   Administer and enforce all ordinances, lawful orders, and resolutions of the Town Council;
      (6)   See that statutes and/or other regulatory issues required to be administered by the Town Council or a town officer subject to the control of the Town Council are faithfully administered;
      (7)   Assist with budget estimates and submit them to the Town Council when required;
      (8)   Work with the Clerk-Treasurer to develop and manage the financial operations of the Public Works Department;
      (9)   Execute contracts on behalf of the town for materials, supplies, services, or improvements as set forth in the state statute;
      (10)   Review and project town responsibilities and recommend methods to achieve and/or maintain same;
      (11)   Establish, enforce, and maintain personnel policies and performance standards relevant to the orderly functioning of the operations of the town;
      (12)   Perform as special projects officer as directed by the Town Council;
      (13)   Perform managerial duties for all municipal utilities, street department, and other municipal divisions to include maintenance of buildings and grounds as directed by the Town Council;
      (14)   Perform supervisory responsibilities: coordinating, assigning, and scheduling work tasks; setting performance standards; evaluating achievements of such standards; ensuring training and certifications as required; providing job related counseling and developmental guidance;
      (15)   Perform all other lawful duties as directed by the Town Council; and
      (16)   Perform or delegate the performance of the duties of the Water Operator.
   (C)   The Public Works Director shall receive the following compensation: an annual salary as determined by the Town Council from time to time, with initial annual salary being $42,148; three weeks vacation per year; and unlimited local use of a town vehicle, including the privilege to and from residence.
(Ord. G-08-02, passed 1-1-2008)