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					CITY OF SHORELINE PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

DEFINITION To provide the coordination, oversight and supervision of maintenance activities for the City's street and surface water infrastructure including traffic control devices, roadside vegetation management, maintaining existing surfaces, sidewalks, planting beds, snow and ice control, bridge maintenance and minor storm drainage work. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the supervisor of the Public Works Maintenance Worker series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, including supervision, and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the Public Works Operations Manager. Supervises the work of Senior Maintenance Workers, Maintenance Worker IIs and Maintenance Worker Is. ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTION STATEMENTS Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Essential Functions: 1. Supervise the Public Works maintenance team in performing all functions of street right-of-way and surface water maintenance, using a variety of methods including in-house staff, private contracts or contracts with other governmental agencies. 2. Communicate effectively with team members to seek input, coordinate training, and set clear work plans, goals and objectives. Responsible for preparing and managing the team budget, and working closely with other teams to maximize savings and reduce duplication of expenditures. Develop contracts with other public agencies and private vendors to perform maintenance work; supervise the work performed through contracts and authorize payment for completed work according to City policies and practices. Communicate effectively with other departments, the public, contractors and other public agencies. Plan, direct, coordinate and review the work plan for the Public Works maintenance team staff; assign work activities, projects and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. Assist with developing a City maintenance management system. Respond to maintenance-related safety concerns by conducting regular team meetings, responding to employee concerns and complying with Federal, State and local safety laws and policies. Prepare accident reports and investigations consistent with the City's safety policies.

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Marginal Functions: 1. Update and revise maps, diagrams, and schematics of streets, pipe and manhole locations. 2. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Advanced and specialized construction, maintenance and repair procedures, practices and methods used in street and storm water maintenance services. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Laws and regulations related to public works maintenance. Operation, use and care of hand and power tools and specialized equipment used in street and storm water maintenance, general construction, maintenance work and groundskeeping. Layout, operation, and activities of street and storm water systems and facilities. Operation of light and heavy vehicles and equipment. Practices and procedures of health and safety. Principles and practices of local budget preparation and administration. Ability to: Effectively respond to citizen complaints and inquiries. Collect, analyze and interpret data. Read and interpret blueprints, plat maps, schematics and shop sketches. Perform a variety of advanced and specialized duties in the construction, maintenance and repair of City street and storm water collection facilities and systems. Supervise, train and evaluate staff. Prioritize and schedule work. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Assure work projects are completed according to codes, specifications and timelines. Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field. Operate and train personnel in the use and care of specialized tools and equipment used in advanced maintenance and repair work. Work independently with little direction. Observe health and safety regulations. Inspect facilities and systems for maintenance and repair needs and fire, safety and health hazards. Respond to emergencies and be in an on-call status as needed. Maintain records and reports related to work performed. Observe legal and defensive driving practices. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible public works maintenance experience including two years of administrative and supervisory experience. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college-level course work in construction technology or specialized training in public works maintenance or a related field. License or Certificate Must possess a valid Washington State Driver's License with commercial endorsement Current first aid/CPR card and flagging certificate

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WORKING CONDITIONS Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; extensive contact with City staff. Field environment; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease; potentially hazardous chemicals; inclement weather conditions; work around heavy construction equipment; work at heights on scaffolding and ladders; work on slippery or uneven surfaces. Physical Conditions: Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for heavy lifting; walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time; bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling; operating motorized equipment and vehicles; near visual acuity for the interpretation of blue prints and schematics. Note: 1. Any combination of education and experience may be substituted, so long as it provides the desired skills, knowledge and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. However, some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. While requirements may be representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees occupying the position will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.

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