Chemical Works Supervisor

Recruitment #23-CI5150-01

Salary Information

Compensation plans are based on a multi-step progression system. The pay range reflects the entry level and maximum salary potential in the assigned pay grade.

**A starting salary may be negotiated and will be commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with pay administration policies and MCCP Board Rules & Regulations**

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to supervise the work of skilled and semi-skilled workers administering herbicide and pesticide applications and maintaining City right-of-ways, drainage easements, and other City owned properties.  The primary work responsibilities of this position are: supervises employees; oversees the application of herbicide and pesticide spraying and mowing operations of right-of ways, drainage easements, and City-owned properties; designs and oversees landscape and plant projects; prepares and maintains records of equipment, materials, and supplies; coordinates maintenance work.  Supervision is received from the Assistant Director, Maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and five (5) years experience working at a nursery/garden center or in landscape maintenance to include one (1) year experience in the application of restricted chemicals and two (2) years of related supervisory or lead worker experience. Preference will be given to those applicants with experience maintaining street rights-of-way or administering a mosquito control program.

NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Special Requirements

Ability to obtain and maintain a CDL Class B with tanker endorsement.  Ability to be on-call 24 hours and work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed for emergencies and/or special events. Applicants must have obtained either a State Public Health License or a Rights-of-Way License at the time of appointment and must have obtained the other of the two within six (6) months after appointment. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Street Maintenance Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience on their online application. Applicants are urged to fill in the online application completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants. Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order. 

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

This position is open only to City of Montgomery Street Maintenance Department employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.

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