Public Works Superintendent job in City of Kissimmee
|Organization:||City of Kissimmee||Job Category:||Other||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Florida (FL)||City:||City of Kissimmee||Salary and Benefits:||$24.00/HR||Post Date:||04/20/2017||
General Statement of Job
Performs scheduled routine maintenance and unscheduled emergency activities to ensure
streets sidewalks, landscaping, and right-of-ways are well maintained. . Orders and purchases equipment for the division. Interacts with vendors and citizens. Oversees cost and scheduling of projects, performs office duties, computer work and supervises office staff, foreman and field staff.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Establishes divisional goals.
Plans and oversees projects with supervisors.
Oversees progress of the division; inspects projects and City. Approves and reviews payroll and purchases.
Interacts with vendors and customers; addresses complaints.
Evaluates employee performance.
Prepares and administers budget. Selects and purchases capital items. Evaluates and specifies equipment. Responds to special requests.
Assists with hiring and coaching of personnel.
Reviews and provides comments on construction plans. Troubleshoots drainage issues.
Leads bi-weekly safety and team meeting; attends various meetings.
Public Works Superintendent
Minimum Education and Training
Requires some college or technical school, supplemented by five (5) to ten (10) years’ experience. ; training in Hurricane Preparedness and Response, Recovery and Mitigation, and Debris Management preferred Must possess and maintain a valid state of Florida driver’s license.
Minimum Qualifications and Standards Required
Has thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of the Public Works Department as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Superintendent. Has thorough knowledge of the organization of the Department and of related departments and agencies. Is knowledgeable in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Has knowledge in the areas of maintenance, streets, sidewalks, landscaping, and right-of-ways. Has thorough knowledge of related equipment, tools and materials. Has thorough knowledge of all applicable safety practices and regulations, and is able to ensure compliance with such in all department projects.
Has the ability to plan and coordinate the most effective use of personnel and resources to achieve department goals. Is able to ensure departmental compliance with all laws and regulations and control the activities of the department through effective supervision. Knows how to apply supervisory and managerial concepts and principles; has knowledge of administrative principles involved in listening, developing, directing and supervising various programs and related activities. Has the ability to offer instruction and advice to subordinates regarding departmental policies, methods and regulations. Is able to perform employee evaluations and make recommendations based on results. Has the ability to train and motivate subordinates in the use of equipment through written and/or instructions and physical demonstrations. Has the ability to offer assistance to subordinates, co-workers and employees of other departments as required.
Is able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without direct supervision. Has the ability to correctly plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities. Has the ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency. Is able to read and interpret technical materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job. Is able to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports. Has knowledge of the terminology and various professional languages used within the department. Knows how to maintain effective relationships with personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation. Has thorough knowledge of basic mathematics. Is able to compile, organize and utilize various financial information necessary in the preparation of division budget, and knows how to prepare and monitor the budget. Has knowledge of and skill in the use of computers for records management. Has knowledge of applicable occupational hazards and safety precautions. Knows how to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations.
Must be physically able to operate a variety of office machines, tools and equipment. Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Tasks require balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, feeling, fingering, handling, kneeling, reaching and walking.
Maintains high standards of accuracy in exercising duties and responsibilities. Exercises
immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility. Maintains high quality communication and interaction with internal and external entities with whom the position interacts.
Performs described Essential Functions and related assignments efficiently and effectively in order to produce quantity of work which consistently meets established standards and expectations. Assumes responsibility for completing assigned work. Completes assigned work within deadlines in accordance with directives, policy, standards and prescribed procedures. Maintains accountability for assigned responsibilities in the technical, human and conceptual areas.
Exercises analytical judgment in areas of responsibility. Identifies issues or situations as they occur and specifies decision objectives. Identifies or assists in identifying alternative solutions to issues or situations. Implements decisions in accordance with prescribed and effective policies and procedures and with a minimum of errors. Seeks expert or experienced advice where appropriate and researches issues, situations and alternatives before exercising judgment.
Works indoors and outdoors in all types of weather.
It is understood that every incidental duty connected with operations enumerated in the job
description is not always specifically described, and employees, at the discretion of the City, may be required to perform duties not within their job descriptions.
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