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The Director of Service shall have the experience, training, and knowledge which shall qualify him or her, in the opinion of the Manager, for the appointment to that office.
The Director of Service shall have charge of all public works and improvements and the construction thereof, and of all engineering and inspection in connection therewith. The Director shall be charged with the construction, improvement, repair and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, alleys, lanes, bridges, and breakwalls; of water mains, pumps, systems, pipes, purification and filtration plants, and the water distribution system; of sewers, sewage systems, drains, ditches, culverts, streams, watercourses and all public building, cemeteries, and other public places belonging to the City or dedicated to public use. The Director shall manage and control cemeteries, markethouses, sewage treatment plants, waterworks, and all public utilities of the City supported in whole or in part by taxation, and shall enforce all the obligations of privately owned or operated public utilities enforceable by the City. The Director shall have charge of the making and the preservation of all surveys, maps, plans, drawings and estimates for public work, the cleaning, resurfacing, repairing, sprinkling and lighting of streets and public places; and the preservation of all property belonging to the City and pertaining to the functions thereof. The Director shall perform such other duties consistent with the office as may be required by the Charter, by ordinance of the Council, or as directed by the Manager.