The fundamental reason this position exists is to supervise and manage both the county-wide traffic control program and the pesticide management program. Work involves supervising the fabrication, installation and maintenance of traffic control devices in the field and shop, and supervising the application of insecticides and herbicides on all public county right-of-ways. Work involves emergency standby duty. The work responsibilities are: supervises employees; exercises technical engineering judgment; oversees the construction and installation of traffic control signs and devices; oversees the application of pavement markings; oversees the pesticide application program; and performs administrative related duties. Incumbents in this classification are supervised by the Assistant County Engineer.
High school diploma or GED and five years of experience the construction, installation, and maintenance of traffic control devices and the application of a pesticide management program, including one year of lead worker or supervisory experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and an insurable driving record. Must have, or be able to obtain within six months of hire date, and maintain a valid Alabama Commercial Applicator License (Categories: Right of Way [ROW], Ground [GRND], and Public Health Pest Control [PH]). Must be able to be on-call 24 hours.
Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements and traveling over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces. Work is performed using hazardous chemicals such as paint, sign & striping materials, herbicide, pesticides, insecticides, and other solutions. Work will require some overtime, night, and weekend hours during peak seasons as well as prior to and/or after special city events.
Physical ability to work in varied weather conditions to include heat, cold, rain, stormy and dusty environments. Physical ability to stand, stoop, bend, crouch, crawl, and walk on uneven surfaces and height while performing work or visually inspecting equipment.