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Assistant Road Superintendent

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners Alachua County, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $49,858 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm

Salary: $49,857.60 Annually

Graduation from high school or equivalent and five years progressively responsible experience in the construction and maintenance of public highways and streets, including three years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. This position requires the completion of Microsoft Word 2010, Excel 2010 and Attention to Detail and Email Etiquette, Following Directions, Business Communication and Logical Thinking assessments with a minimum score of "moderate knowledge". These tests can be taken at CareerSource North Central Florida (formerly Florida Works), located at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601. I also understand that I should call CareerSource North Central Florida at (352) 955-2245 to schedule an appointment or call the County Human Resources Office at (352) 374-5219 to confirm that my scores are already on file. Passing scores must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday after the position closes. I understand that CareerSource North Central Florida is not responsible for submitting my test scores to the Alachua County Human Resources Office. All scores are valid for a period of 2 years from the date of testing.
A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Testing for the assessments is held on Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00a.m. or 1:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. at CareerSource North Central Florida (formerly Florida Works), located at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601.

Position Summary:

This is responsible administrative and supervisory work assisting the Director with providing direction for road construction and maintenance for the Department of Public Works.

This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.

An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for oversight of the Cityworks asset and work management system and assisting the Director in coordination and supervision of labor, maintenance crews and equipment while reconstruction, resurfacing and general highway maintenance work are performed.


Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observations of results obtained.

Examples of Duties:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Exudes a positive customer service focus.

Advocates building organizational culture through aligning decisions with core values including: integrity, honesty, respect, diversity, innovation, accountability and communication.

Oversees the Cityworks asset and work management system in order to effectively manage the department's operational needs.

Ensures that all data with Cityworks is maintained and work orders updated in order to track maintenance work orders from complaint to completion.

Utilizes GIS and Cityworks data to monitor risk and assist with informed operational decisions.

Supervises and coordinates the activities of subordinate supervisors and employees including determining work procedures and schedules; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting performance reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation.


Assists with the supervision of all County road and highway operations; and the building and reconstruction of streets and roads.

Utilizes preventative maintenance programs for roads; makes frequent inspections of all highways to determine maintenance needs of surfaces, shoulders, structures, and drainage facilities; assigns employees to make such repairs.

Checks daily with various crews building, rebuilding and maintaining roads to ensure that work is proceeding according to plan; resolves any problems that arise.


Requisitions gravel, sand and other materials used; requisitions equipment, keeps simple inventories of materials on hand; records location and purpose of materials used.

Directs subordinate supervisors in the maintenance of all County roads, streets, retention basins, drainage structures, and rights-of-way.

Acts as field superintendent; plans, lays out and supervises all work including building and rebuilding bridges; installing culverts, laying and repairing pipe; dynamite blasting and deepening, cleaning and widening of canals and ditches; and spraying herbicide.

Meets with the public and answers any questions, requests and complaints regarding public works activities in the area.

Responds to requests for information and complaints from the general public.

Contacts local officials about maintenance and construction activities in their areas.

Drives a County and/or a personal vehicle to perform required duties to site locations and/or to attend meetings.

Performs the duties listed, as well as those assigned, with professionalism and a sense of urgency.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of the methods, operating rules and equipment of road construction and maintenance operations.

Thorough knowledge of the types and uses of public works equipment related to street and highway reconstruction and maintenance operations.

Thorough knowledge of effective management principles.

Considerable knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of public works construction equipment.

Considerable knowledge of the maintenance and repair characteristics of the road network within the County.

Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinate supervisors and employees.

Ability to plan and schedule personnel, equipment and materials in emergency situations in an efficient and safe manner.

Ability to keep records and make reports.

Ability to effectively oversee a work management system.

Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners

Alachua County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Alachua County gives preference in initial employment to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans. Alachua County's mission is to provide responsive service to citizens and responsible stewardship of county resources for current and future generations. NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm.

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12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, Florida 32601
Alachua County, FL
USA

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