December 20, 2016
City names Superintendent as Public Services Director
MURPHY (December 20, 2016) Murphy’s Public Works Superintendent, Timothy “Tim” Rogers, has been tapped as the City’s next Public Services Director, a promotion scheduled to take effect on Dec. 26.
Rogers has been with the City of Murphy for eight months, having joined the City’s Public Works staff after four years as Director of Public Works for the City of Rowlett. He holds a bachelor of arts in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
“Tim’s experience and expertise in the Public Works field makes him a natural choice for the position,” says City Manager Mike Castro. “His understanding of and exposure to all of the facets of the Public Works function gives him valuable insights into how things are supposed to work.”
As Murphy’s Public Works Superintendent, Rogers performed administrative, supervisory and technical work within the Public Works arena. He was responsible for reviewing and inspecting the Capital Improvements Program, and also had oversight of the water and wastewater operations, streets, drainage, and transportation.
He worked closely with contract engineering firms and other outside entities in completing key infrastructure projects for the City.
While in Rowlett, Rogers supervised a staff of 59 professional, paraprofessional and clerical staff and was responsible for a budget of more than $18M.
Prior to his work in Rowlett, Rogers was Utility Infrastructure Superintendent for the City of Casselberry and served the City of Maitland as Assistant Public Works Director. Both cities are in Florida. He also served in a variety of transportation and drainage positions in the Florida city of Palm Bay over a span of 13 years.
He holds a Water Distribution Operator B license from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; is certified by the National Incident Management System; certified in Emergency Preparedness by the Emergency Management Institute; and holds several certifications from the International Municipal Signal Association.
He also holds a variety of water and wastewater classifications from the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association.