Under general supervision, undertakes and performs a variety of duties related to maintenance and repair of City of Gillette streets, sidewalks, storm drainage, parks, signs and markings and the right of ways.
Supervises and directs work crews and monitors the maintenance and repair of city streets, sidewalks, storm drainage, parks, signs and markings, traffic signals and school zone lighting. Supervises and performs snow removal and deicing operations, street sweeping, and proper set up of work zone safety devices. As required, responds to citizen inquiries made in writing, by phone and/or in person.
Performs a variety of supervisory functions including the recruitment, training, and discipline of public works employees. Assigns, tracks and reviews work assignments and progress, evaluates employee performance and prepares performance appraisals. Completes accident reports, investigates incidents and ensures employees are performing work in a safe manner.
Reviews, evaluates and determines resource availability for special needs. Develops planning efforts for fulfilling all divisions’ equipment and facilities. Researches and monitors performance of new products designed for safer travel and environmental impact. As needed, operates a variety of light to medium power-driven equipment to maintain roads, parks and other related structures.
Serves as project manager on maintenance projects preparing plans and specifications, supervising consultants and contractors, monitoring progress and approving final acceptance.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
A high school diploma or GED required.
Five (5) years of relevant public works, street maintenance or closely related experience.
Three (3) years of management and/or supervision or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Must have at the time of application or be able to attain within 3 months, and must maintain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of applicable city, county, state and Federal statutes, rules, ordinances, codes, regulations, administrative orders, case law and other governing rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the principles of management and supervision.
Knowledge of the principles of file and records management.
Knowledge of trends and practices in signage, street and related infrastructure repairs and maintenance.
Skill in reading, understanding, interpreting and applying relevant city, county, state and Federal statutes, rules, ordinances, codes, regulations, administrative orders, case law and other governing rules and regulations.
Skill in designing wells, signs and signal lights.
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Skill in working within deadlines to complete projects and assignments.
Skill in assessing, analyzing, identifying and implementing solutions to problems.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, other City employees, representatives from other city, county, state and/or Federal agencies, the news media, general public and/or others having business with the City of Gillette.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software and operating systems/applications.
May be required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies, materials and/or other items weighing up to 50 pounds.
May be exposed to dangerous machinery, hazardous chemicals, potential physical harm, extreme weather conditions and infectious diseases.
May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule and is subject to call out and/or call-back.
To apply: Complete the required City of Gillette application available on-line through Application Process or through the Human Resource Department 201 East 5th St, Gillette WY 82716
Application deadline: Open Until Filled; First Review December 5, 2012
Pre-Employment Drug Screening Required. EOE