Division Manager - Street Maintenance

Recruitment #19-6191A-001


The City of Dayton Department of Public Works is looking for a Division Manager – Street Maintenance. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the efficient, reliable, and cost effective maintenance of streets, alleys, forestry, parks and playgrounds for the City of Dayton. Promote and coach excellence in customer service and service deliveries.


The Division Manager – Street Management is responsible for the administration of all activities by Division of Street Maintenance personnel. This includes overseeing supervision of street and alley repairs, street sweeping, park grounds and playground equipment maintenance, forestry, mowing, along with snow and ice control programs.

The incumbent directs the maintenance and repair of city streets, alleys and right-of-way areas.  Participates in the examination of roadway surfaces to determine causes and estimates the extent of construction or maintenance required. Regularly monitors work crews to ensure street maintenance personnel are providing quality work and high productivity. Requisitions materials and ensures records of materials used are accurately maintained.  Recommends the purchase of new equipment used in the various work activities.  Manages and supervises snow and ice control program operations; implements various phases of snow operations based on weather events and conditions. Prepares and manages annual budget and programs budget to allocate resources to activities of work groups.  Approves payroll edits, changes and overtime.  Assist in establishing the City’s snow removal plan, street resurfacing plan and master street plan.  Advises Public Works Director and Deputy Director concerning construction, reconstruction, and maintenance projects on City streets, alleys, park grounds and playground equipment, trees and other right-of-way areas.  Coordinates projects with other affected city departments and state agencies to assure compliance of operations with federal and state laws and regulations.  Develops positive collaborative relationships with neighborhood organizations for clean-ups and improvement projects.  

Through routine interaction with District and Street Maintenance Supervisors, the incumbent ensures street maintenance activities meet a high quality customer service level and final work product. The incumbent will participate in hiring and terminating employees; utilize the City’s progressive disciplinary process for corrective behavior in a consistent and fair manner; and promote a positive team player work environment.  The incumbent must be available for 24-hour emergency response.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Minimum Experience

Seven (7) years of experience in construction, public works, utility, field service operations, or engineering.

License Requirements

Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a condition of employment.


Resume, cover letter specifically addressing how your experience relates to the qualifications and duties required for this position, copy of college transcripts and driver’s license should be included as attachments at the time of application.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, however first consideration will be given to resumes received by Friday, June 21, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  A complete position description may be obtained from the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 101 W. Third Street, Room 330, P.O. Box 22, Dayton, Ohio 45401-0022.


Final permanent appointment is contingent up the applicant passing a job-related medical examination (may include a drug screen), background investigation, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity required by the Immigration and Nationality Act.