Public Works

The Public Works Department has offices and a maintenance facility on Suzanne Drive in Hobe Sound, but for the most part department personnel perform their job functions within the Town's confines. Public Works crews are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all Town vehicles and buildings on the island, the maintenance and beautification of Town-owned green space, and road and sidewalk maintenance. Department personnel also perform residential sanitation and trash removal services as well as landscape debris pickup and removal.

Director of Public Services

  • Responsible for overall administration of the Public Works Department.
  • Assists the Town Manager in the administration of the Town's conservation properties and liaison with related contractors, consultants and governmental agencies.
  • Responsible for the beautification corridor and the Ficus Allee, and represents Public Works on the Town's Beautification Committee.
  • Oversees the buildings and grounds maintenance on the Town's municipal sites, as well as the maintenance of the Town roads, The Ramble and storm water control.
  • Administers the refuse sanitation and recycling programs and the beach cleanup program.
  • Plans, reviews and coordinates capital projects within the Town.
  • Responsible for oversight of engineering and consultants for the Town.
  • Provides in-house engineering services to other Town departments.
  • Works closely with other core administrators to review and recommend technical and engineering projects.

Assistant Director

  • The Public Works Assistant Director has delegated authority to carry out departmental and supervisory responsibilities for the Department of Public Works.
  • Provides supervision in the day-to-day operations, providing direction and coordination for the Departments projects and efforts.
  • Responsible for the management, planning and coordination of the field operations, and performs duties as the working supervisor at times as required to accomplish the goals of the Public Works projects.
  • The Public Works Assistant Director works under the direction of the Director of Public Services.

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