Director of Power and Light
The Director of Power and Light is responsible for directing activities of the Electric Department. This is an exempt position. This is a safety-sensitive position.
Some of the major duties include:
-Coordinates projects with City Manager and other department heads; maintains records and files; prepares reports.
-Develops, evaluates, and negotiates the electric power purchase contract as a member of the Virginia Municipal Electric Association.
-Plans, organizes, directs, oversees, coordinates, and evaluates the activities of department personnel.
-Establishes operating policies and procedures, goals, and objectives.
-Develops and administers department training programs.
-Oversees maintenance and installation of transmission lines, distribution lines, substations, traffic signals, and related electrical facilities.
-Oversees the preparation of the department budget; reviews department operating budget, projects revenues and expenditures, and monitors expenditures.
-Represents the city in its relationship with public power customers and/or organizations.
-Plans, approves, and oversees major projects.
-Administers departmental safety programs.
-Supervises emergency situations; receives citizen inquiries and complaints and participates in public relations activities.
-Researches and recommends operational changes to the City Manager.
-Reviews and interprets state and federal regulations and legislation governing electric utility operations.
-Participates in the review of industrial and subdivision construction plans.
-Represents the city in state and national public power organizations such as APPA & MEPAV.
-Performs other related duties as assigned.
For additional information about the position and working at the City of Franklin, please visit the website at https://www.franklinva.com/government/departments/employment/
The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer