In the Department of
Transportation and the Connecticut Airport Authority this class is accountable
for acting as a working supervisor for an assigned group of Transportation
Maintainers and/or Qualified Craft Workers engaged in an area of transportation
maintenance or closely related activities.
direction from a Transportation General Supervisor, Transportation Supervisor
or an employee of higher grade.
Supervises an assigned
group or crew of Transportation Maintainers, Qualified Craft Workers, lower
level employees and inmate and/or parolee workers as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans crew workflow and determines priorities;
Schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews work;
Establishes and maintains crew procedures;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations;
Acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Requisitions materials and equipment appropriate to the various jobs;
Participates in performing the duties of the crew;
May make recommendations on policies or standards;
May prepare reports and correspondence;
May do preliminary site inspection of assigned jobs;
May be required to stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at State-owned airports;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of tree and shrub planting and maintenance;
oral and written communication skills;
in climbing and cutting trees;
Ability to utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of skilled experience in the maintenance and control of trees and roadside growth.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Transportation Maintainer 3.
Incumbents in this class will be required to accept assignment to emergency duties including snow and ice removal as required.
Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
Appointment and retention is contingent on satisfactory completion of a proficiency test or tests administered by the department.
At State Airports: In
addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application,
a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before
persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class are exposed to extremes of weather conditions, to frequent lifting of heavy weights, to highly dangerous road and traffic conditions, including exposure to heights when working on bridges, to poison ivy, insect bites and allergy irritants during summer months, and to loud and potentially dangerous machinery.
The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Tree Maintenance) (40 Hour) in Salary Group FM 20 approved effective July 31, 2021. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-209