Streets Supervisor

Town of Eagle   Eagle, CO   Full-time     Government
Posted on August 25, 2023
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Position Title: Streets Supervisor

Reports to: Public Works Operations Manager

Direct reports to this position: Streets Maintenance staff (approximately 6 employees)

Hiring Range: $33.46 - $50.19 DOE

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime)

Pre-Hire Requirements: CDL Class B License with air brake and tanker endorsements. Required to live within forty-five (45) minutes of Town of Eagle Public Works facilities located at 1050 Chambers, Eagle, CO within an agreed upon time frame post hire. Total travel time should not exceed sixty (60) minutes at posted driving speeds. Requires passing of a motor vehicle and a criminal background check.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Public Works Operations Manager, provides leadership and performs a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled technical and maintenance work in the planning construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the Towns’ streets, sidewalks, storm drainage, street lighting, and rights-of-way. Assists with operations of other related program areas including Water, Wastewater, Special Events, and Buildings & Grounds. Responsible for assisting with administration, management, and operations, outside vendor contract management, contractual relationships and performance delivered through external services. Assists in planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation of related construction projects. Assists the Operations Manager with ensuring proper compliance with all department, and Town values, policies, and procedures as well as applicable state and federal laws.

Essential Functions: • Assists with supervision and directs assigned personnel within Public Works in absence of and in conjunction with Public Works Operations Manager. Makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, termination, or advancement. • Assists with determining work schedules, assigning work, and monitoring progress; guides, trains and develops employees in the accomplishment of their duties and professional growth; drafts and conducts performance evaluations in conjunction with Operations Manager. Prepares monthly work plans and schedules for the Streets team and assists the Operations Manager in preparing annual work plans for the Public Works Department. • Is easily accessible and encourages input and communication from employees. Encourages subordinates to strive for higher achievement, innovation, and greater responsibility. Assists with job tasks, operates heavy equipment and performs maintenance tasks whenever the needs arises. • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with representatives of the community, citizens, partners, and other Town employees. • Conducts routine inspections of Town’s infrastructure, including street, sewer, and drainage areas to identify deficiencies and safety hazards; recommends and implements projects and repairs to remedy the deficiencies. • Operates a variety of power tools, meters and gauges, light and heavy equipment associated with the construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of Town right-of-way, snow removal and ice control. • Ensures workers maintain a safe work area and perform duties in a safe manner, and maintaining awareness of others in work area, assists as assigned with department safety and equipment training programs. • Assists with installation and maintenance of drainage systems, pavement markings and signs, public rights-of-way, guardrail installation, traffic control signs, barricades and flagging as assigned. • Assists in responding to complaints regarding water leaks, sewer blockages, pressure loss or no water; notifies appropriate crew if necessary. • Compiles data for budget preparations. Assists with budget preparation and implementation, authorizes and reviews expenditures to assure budget compliance. Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds. • Manages contracts, administers terms of agreements, and approves payment for work completed. • Assesses division needs for capital improvements and manages assigned projects, prepares bid packages for maintenance and capital projects. • Responds to common inquiries or complaints from residents, regulatory agencies, and members of the business community. • Acts as project manager on maintenance and construction projects. • Provides 24-hour on-call response for emergencies. • Assists in the management, maintenance, and repair of related vehicles, equipment, and tools. • Ability to communicate in a professional, courteous, and timely manner, both verbally and in written format, when dealing with staff, citizens, customers and vendors with local, State, and Federal agencies, utility companies, elected officials, consultants, contractors, and developers. • Ability to model Town of Eagle staff values of integrity, respect, commitment, responsibility, collaboration, and leadership. • Supports and champions building and sustaining a culture focused on continuous improvement. • Fosters innovative ideas and streamlines operations to provide meaningful value for customers and the community. • Performs other job-related and manual labor duties, as required.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. • Assists in preparations and setup for Town and department special events which may require flexed scheduling and working some holidays. Core Competencies: • Municipal street, drainage, and right-of-way operations, including snow removal and street lighting • Safety/Liability Management • Leading/Coaching/Motivating/Developing small teams • Communication • Planning of work on a day/week/season/annual basis • Customer Service • Attention to detail • Adaptability/Flexibility • Budgeting/Resource Management • Conflict Resolution • Prioritization • Decision Making • Teamwork • Innovation/Creativity Education, Training and Certifications: • Minimum of 3-4 years of related construction and equipment operations experience. 1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred. Will consider an equivalent combination of experience and training, prefer experience in the public works field for a municipal, county or state government. Colorado LTAP Roads Scholar and OSHA 30—Hour Construction highly desired. • High School diploma or equivalent. • Possess a valid Colorado CDL driver’s license and satisfactory MVR.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance management for small teams. • Knowledge and experience in the construction and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, asphalt, concrete, storm sewers, drainage facilities culverts and application of the MUTCD. • Knowledge of safety practices and ability to implement them. • Knowledge of fleet operations and maintenance, experience in snow removal operations. • Skill using various hand tools and performing maintenance and minor repair of machinery and equipment. • Skill using Microsoft Office applications and working knowledge of computers, Uses smart phone, tablet, or desktop to monitor and track required recordkeeping. • Skill operating heavy construction equipment including loaders, skid loaders, excavators, and motor graders. • Ability to function and make good decisions in the absence of a supervisor. • Ability to work under pressure and stress to meet deadlines. • Ability to effectively communicate in written and oral form, ability to communicate with proficiency in the English language. • Ability to perform recordkeeping and reporting. • Ability to organize and plan work schedules, both long and short term. • Ability to give work direction and obtain compliance from subordinates. • Ability to resolve employee complaints and take appropriate personnel actions when required. • Ability to effectively supervise all staff including assigning, reviewing, and scheduling work and evaluating performance. • Ability to read Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) before handling toxic or caustic chemicals or any other material requiring an MSDS. • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. • Ability to work overtime if needed. • Ability to be “On Call” during non-regular hours. • Collaborates with surrounding communities to assure coordinated repair strategies and projects as well as shared understanding of work quality. • Identifies and integrates new technologies into Town operations.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job: • Regularly required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, reach; and talk, hear, taste or smell. • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance and walks on uneven ground. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. • Ability to distinguish objects in low and bright light using visual acuity. • Must be able to lift and carry moderate heavy materials, supplies, and equipment (25-50 lbs.) frequently; and to push or pull objects weighing 50-75 lbs. occasionally. • Ability to perform routine to strenuous physical work for extended periods of time. • Ability to participate in routine conversation in person or via telephone and to distinguish telephone, voice, and other auditory tones. Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position, the employee will have exposure to the following: • Indoor/Outdoor environment exposure • moderately noise level in office environment with regulated temperatures will also travel to local offsite meetings after normal work hours and frequently required to visit work sites in inclement weather on unpaved or uneven terrain. • Exposure to trenching, confined space entry, risk of electrical shock and exposure to dirt, dust, etc., can be expected • Exposure to fumes, odors and hazards associated with equipment, machinery, etc., can be expected

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full ­time, benefits eligible position. Normal summer days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., winter days and hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and on Friday’s we attempt to work a half day. Potential for other hours to support event or snowplow schedule. Requires ability to provide 24-hour on call response for emergency maintenance and snow and ice removal. May require evening and weekend hours.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.