Public Works Director

Responsibilities
William Coleman joined the City of Kingsland in 1996.  He successfully manages the day to day operations and supervises a staff of 36 employees in the Public Works Department and Sanitation Department.  He is responsible for providing general services to the City’s residents which include maintenance of 120 miles of streets, many miles of drainage systems and the Sanitation Department which handles close to 7,000 accounts weekly.
 
Experience
William began his construction training with a concentration in utilities in 1977 with the U.S. Navy Seabees.  He has worked in all aspects of his field and has been assigned to many locations including Cecil Field, PWD, Rota Spain, Guantanamo Bay Cuba PWD, Kingsbay PWD, and the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 Port Hueneme, California.

William has had extensive training in his field and he holds many certificates including:  The Department of Justice’s Threat and Risk Assessment, GWWI Water and Wastewater Fundamentals, GWWI Water and Wastewater Utilities Supervision and Management, Georgia Firefighter Certification, NIMS 100-800; the   National Hurricane Conference Certificate and a Maryland Firefighter Certificate.

Community Service
William has served on many boards and is currently serving as President for District 11 of the American Public Works Association.  He is also a volunteer Lieutenant with the Kingsland Fire Department.

William resides in the area and in his spare time he is an avid hunter and a member of the Kingsland Hunting Club.