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Hillsborough County Government

Operations Superintendent (#OPSSUPGENR) GENR
$23.94-$38.02 Hourly / $4,149.60-$6,590.13 Monthly / $49,795.20-$79,081.60 Yearly


Performs manager duties planning, coordinating, scheduling, and inspecting work activities in various sections within the Public Works Department located in South, North, West, and East Hillsborough County.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate;      

5 years of experience supervising employees performing construction or maintenance duties in one of the following areas: roads, right-of-ways, bridges or storm water drainage systems, aquatics, and solid waste.       

 A Work Zone Maintenance of Traffic Intermediate Level Certificate; a First Aid certification; and a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.      

Storm water, Erosion, and Sedimentation Control Inspector Training and other levels of storm water certification may be required.

Possession of a valid Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required.


Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of the customers and provide the highest standards of service.     

Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.        

Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.         

Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Knowledge of Civil Engineering practices, methods and procedures to employ the use of tools and equipment used in maintenance.       
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local construction and maintenance practices, procedures, ordinances, statutes and regulations.       
  • Knowledge of vehicles, equipment and tools used.       
  • Knowledge of the mission, goals and objectives of the unit assigned.       
  • Knowledge of laws governing the operation of motor vehicles.       
  • Knowledge of management and supervisory practices and techniques.        
  • Knowledge of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.       
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing.       
  • Ability to work effectively with others.      
  • Ability to obtain and maintain specialized licensing and certifications (e.g. Commercial Driver’s License, Florida Public Applicator’s License, maintenance of traffic certification, flagging certification, etc.)       
  • Skill in the use of various office equipment.
  • Skill in the use of various heavy equipment and complex machinery.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.      

  • Plans, coordinates, schedules, and assigns a variety of work involving activities related to maintenance of roads, bridges, easements, drainage systems, mosquito and aquatics, solid waste, wetland mitigation sites, pump stations and county owned right of ways.       
  • Oversees quality control of inspections of work performed by construction and maintenance units.        
  • Supervises staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work; providing training and counseling; and evaluating performance.       
  • Plans, Coordinates and schedules the use of equipment to ensure operational objectives are satisfied.       
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from commissioners, citizens, and county personnel to schedule work or provide status of projects.       
  • Recommends training of unit personnel to ensure employees are highly trained in all assigned areas of maintenance and safety requirements.       
  • Responds to emergency situations such as hurricanes, flooding, and other crises to provide public safety.       
  • Monitors contracts for compliance, and resolves issues.       
  • Provides input on annual budget process and operational expenditures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bend, climb, stoop, kneel or crouch at ground levels and to stand for long periods of time.    
  • Work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise levels.
  • Lift and carry a minimum of five (5) pounds and greater with an average of forty five (45) pounds with occasional lifting to approximately ninety (90) pounds over uneven, rough terrain.