Streets & Stormwater Management Superintendent Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Duties the administrative direction of the Public Works and Utilities Director, is responsible for technical and supervisory work in directing the operations of the Streets and Stormwater Management Division. Incumbent is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating division activities in the construction, repair, and maintenance of public roads and projects. Work is performed with considerable independence and latitude of decision making. Work is reviewed through conferences, observation, reports, and results obtained. Performs other work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Prepare work schedules and office procedures.

Handle calls and complaints with the public.

Dispatch emergency field problems to appropriate personnel as required.

Forward invoices with the associated purchase order to the Accounting Department for processing.

Maintain purchase requisitions and outstanding purchase orders in an organized fashion.

Develop Divisional Monthly Report and prepare budget.

Distribute incoming work orders to the appropriate supervisors on a daily basis.

Maintain running accounts of operations costs vs. budget allocation.

Order materials and equipment as needed.

Work with County, State and other agencies on projects.

Examine and monitor new development and drainage.

Counsel workforce regarding work related problems and personal problems when requested.

REQUIREMENTS

A.    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from accredited high school or GED equivalent. College Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field is strongly preferred. Five years experience in municipal public works at the management or supervisory level.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge in engineering of roads, pipe, structure and drainage and all areas of civil engineering.

Ability to plan work to execute sound judgment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professionals, other employees, officials, and the general public.

Ability to express oneself clearly in writing, graphically, and orally.

Ability to effectively manage files.
 

C.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to bend, stoop, crawl, kneel, and walk on uneven terrain occasionally.

Ability to grasp objects.

Ability to see, read, write, and speak conversation and symbols in English.

Ability to hear and comprehend conversation spoken at various tones of voice and various speeds.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle and related departmental equipment.

Ability to lift weights not to exceed fifty (50) lbs. and for distances not to exceed 300 yds.

Ability to push, pull and hold items up to 10 lbs. for time periods not to exceed 10 minutes.

Ability to work regularly scheduled hours.

Availability to work at various hours of the day and night to attend departmental projects and meetings and occasional problems.

Ability to work in a variety of undesirable weather conditions and in confined spaces, heights, and depths

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revision Date - 10/01/98