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General/Program Supervisor - Street Maintenance

Company: City of Harrisonburg
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

General/Program Supervisor - Street Maintenance Salary $51,875.20 - $59,654.40 AnnuallyLocation Harrisonburg, VAJob TypeFull-TimeDepartmentPublic WorksJob Number5813 - (July 2022)ClosingContinuous

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Questions DescriptionAre you searching for a career opportunity in street maintenance that allows you to have the best of both worlds: leadership and field work? If so, consider applying to the City of Harrisonburg Public Works Department's General/Program Supervisor - Street Maintenance position!The General/Program Supervisor - Street Maintenance is a full-time position with benefits and a preferred hiring range of $24.94 - $28.68 per hour (equivalent to $51,875 - $59,654 annually); however, an exact salary will be determined based upon candidate qualifications and in compliance with City policy. The ideal candidate for this role will participate in a variety of departmental operations while leading employees on the City and Public Works Department's mission, vision, and values.As the General/Program Supervisor - Street Maintenance, you will:
    • Plan, oversee, and supervise street maintenance activities, such as pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalks, guardrails, bridges, storm sewer systems, and retaining walls;
    • Determine need for repairs, maintenance, or construction;
    • Assist in providing cost estimates for repairs, installations, and maintenance;
    • Oversee small construction projects;
    • Plan, oversee, and supervise daily work activity reports through the CityWorks or similar system;
    • Ensure that all equipment, labor, and materials are accurately entered, reported, and accounted for appropriately;
    • Respond to service requests in a timely manner;
    • Develop, prioritize, and implement project plans through the CityWorks or similar system;
    • Ensure that proper and adequate equipment, materials, and staff are available to complete assigned work projects and tasks;
    • Seek the appropriate level of input and direction from immediate supervisor, project manager, and/or colleagues pertaining to project plans;
    • Oversee the Public Works MISS Utility marking program;
    • Perform MISS Utility call-in requests and possesses the general understanding of Virginia Underground Utility protection rules and regulations;
    • Oversee staff in the performance of underground utility excavations and ensure that all rules and regulations are followed;
    • Possess general knowledge of City procurement procedures and authorize division procurements within the scope of authority;
    • Adhere to and train staff on the City and Public Works Department mission, vision, and values;
    • Establish appropriate safety practices for personnel in public buildings and personnel under supervision at work site;
    • Adhere to and oversee appropriate safety practices for personnel under supervision, including performance of routine safety inspections of work areas, jobsites, and work facilities;
    • Direct, train and inspect the work of staff, including evaluating employee performance, maintaining personnel training certifications, and preparing and maintaining personnel and attendance records;
    • Demonstrate support of equal opportunity through actions and decisions made in relation to recruitment, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, and termination of those under direct supervision;
    • Act as a lead snow and ice removal supervisor and assist with the yearly planning activities.Minimum QualificationsMinimum Requirements:
      • Associates/Technical degree with coursework in engineering, or related field and extensive (6 or more years) experience in maintenance, construction or utility work including considerable (3-5 years) supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Possession of or the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B with Air Brakes within 6 months of hire date.
      • Possession of or the ability to obtain Virginia Department of Transportation Intermediate Work Area Protection certification within 6 months of hire date or as scheduling permits.
      • Availability for off-hours emergency response as needed.
      • Click here to view the physical requirements for this position. (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harrisonburg/classspecs/1396587?keywords=5813&pagetype=classSpecifications) The ideal candidate will have:
        • Thorough knowledge of:
        • The methods, materials, tools and equipment used in public works and utility construction, operation, maintenance, and repair;
        • Hazards and safety precautions associated with type of work assigned;
        • Applicable codes and pertinent inspection and safety requirements;
        • Skill in the use of hand and power tools of the trade;
        • The ability to:
        • Follow oral and written instructions;
        • Work from sketches, blueprints and drawings;
        • Recognize and diagnose problems;
        • Make time and materials estimates;
        • Maintain records;
        • Plan and supervise the work of others;
        • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, vendors, and the general public. The selected candidate for this position will be subject to the following screenings and must receive satisfactory results:
          • Alcohol and drug testing as required by the Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA);
          • FMCSA Clearinghouse Query;
          • DMV record review;
          • Job-specific physical; and
          • Criminal background check.Supplemental InformationTo Apply: In order to be considered, all candidates must submit a complete a City of Harrisonburg online employment application, to include previous work experience and education history. This position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted 07/19/2022)The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement (VRS & MissionSquare), life insurance, paid leave and holidays.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefit package that includes:
            • Health and Vision Insurance
            • Dental Insurance
            • Paid Leave
            • Thirteen paid holidays
            • Short-Term Disability Insurance
            • Long-Term Disability Insurance
            • Life Insurance
            • Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
            • Health Savings Account
            • Virginia Retirement System
            • Deferred Compensation Plan through MissionSquare
            • Employee Assistance ProgramAdditionally, the City is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, which may qualify you for student loan forgiveness if you meet the PSLF Program requirements.01 What is your highest level of education?
              • Less than 8th Grade
              • Completed 8th Grade
              • Attended High School
              • High School Graduate
              • GED
              • Attend College
              • College Graduate
              • Attended Graduate School
              • Master's Degree
              • Graduate study beyond Master's
              • Ph.D. or professional degree02 Which of the following driver's license do you possess?
              • No Valid Driver's License
              • Valid Driver's License
              • Valid Commercial Learner's Permit
              • Valid Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B)03 How many years of experience do you have in maintenance, construction, or utility work?
              • I do not have any experience.
              • I have less than 1 year of experience.
              • I have at least 1 year but less than 3 years of experience.
              • I have at least 3 years but less than 6 years of experience
              • I have 6 or more years of experience.04 How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
              • I do not have any experience.
              • I have less than 1 year of experience.
              • I have at least 1 year but less than 3 years of experience.
              • I have at least 3 years but less than 5 years of experience.
              • I have 5 or more years of experience.05 Do you currently possess a valid Virginia Department of Transportation Intermediate Work Area Protection certification?
              • Yes
              • No06 Are you available for off-hours emergency response as needed?
              • Yes
              • NoRequired Question AgencyCity of HarrisonburgAddress409 South Main Street Third Floor Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22801 Phone540.432.8920 540.432.7796 Websitehttps://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment

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