Assists the Division Manager by directing the division's daily activities in funded projects, activities and contracts, snow and ice control, special event coordination, forestry activities, ground maintenance operations for parks, expressways, boulevards, and vacant properties, as well as repair and maintenance of city roadways, alleys, and right-of-ways. The incumbent is closely involved in the Division's planning and budget procedures; recommends long-range plans for work programs, equipment, personnel and materials. Continually monitors the status of all division projects and reassigns resources as needed. Projects materials, equipment and personnel needs for Street Maintenance projects and assists in the decision-making process for equipment purchases, replacements and assists in developing capital improvement projects. Deploys the division's employees, equipment and materials, and authorizes overtime in order to ensure project completion. Develops personnel training and equipment maintenance programs. Incumbent works closely with other divisions to coordinate joint work efforts for various projects. Must be available for 24-hour emergency response.
Must meet ONE of the following qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Construction, Horticulture, Agriculture, or a closely related field AND 4 years of experience in construction, public works, utility, or field service operations;
2. Associate’s Degree in Business, Management, Forestry or Horticulture, Construction, or a closely related field AND a combined total of 6 years of experience in any of the following areas:
- roadway construction, maintenance, and/or repair work
- ground maintenance activities for parks, ball fields and other miscellaneous green space areas
- Four of the 6 years of experience must have been in a supervisory capacity
3. Associate’s Degree in Business, Management, Forestry or Horticulture, Construction, or a closely related field AND 4 years of experience in the field of Arboriculture work AND 2 years of supervisory experience.
Within 120 days of appointment must obtain and maintain thereafter, a Public Operator’s License for the application of pesticides, from the Ohio Department of Agriculture, as a term and condition of continued employment.
Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Within 120 days of appointment, must obtain and maintain a valid Ohio Class A Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.), with Tanker endorsement, including the qualification to operate a vehicle with air brakes and any other endorsements required by the State of Ohio. Out of state residents must have equivalent licenses from their state of residence within the prescribed 120 days of appointment.
Must be able and willing to respond to after-hours emergency calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as required.
Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer