Placer County

Traffic Sign Supervisor (#13214)

$30.27-$37.81 Hourly / $5,246.80-$6,553.73 Monthly / $62,961.60-$78,644.80 Yearly


DEFINITION

To plan, organize, direct and supervise traffic sign maintenance operations within the Road Division of the Public Works Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general direction from Senior Traffic Sign Supervisor.

Exercises direct supervision over assigned maintenance and technical personnel.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participate in and perform complex and difficult traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation activities, including silk screening, sign painting, operation of pavement striping machine and layout of traffic signs; inspect work in progress and upon completion.
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of unit goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation; implement policies and procedures.
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation.
  • Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
  • Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for personnel, supplies and equipment; monitor and control expenditure.
  • Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Two years of increasingly responsible journey level experience performing duties similar to those of a Senior Traffic Sign Maintenance Worker in Placer County.

Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college course work in silk screening processing, engineering drafting or design, construction technology or a related field.

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a valid Class B driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements. Hazardous materials endorsement may be required depending upon the position.
  • May need to possess a valid Class A driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position. 
  • Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation.
  • Equipment, tools and materials used in traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Principles of budget monitoring.
  • Principles and practices of work safety.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.

Ability to:

  • Organize, implement and direct traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation operations/activities.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation operations and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify safety hazards; locate equipment and tools; interpret work orders; remember equipment and tool location; remember street/road names and general geographic areas.
  • Intermittently, sit while completing forms or reports or operating a piece of equipment; stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and reach when repairing, installing, or painting traffic signs; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; regularly lift very heavy weight.
  • Perform complex and difficult traffic sign manufacture, repair and installation duties requiring a high level of skill and operate all sign marking and maintenance equipment.
  • Work unusual and prolonged work schedules; work multiple shifts during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances, or special projects in varying climatic and temperature conditions.
  • Interpret and explain pertinent County and Department policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

CLASS: 13214; EST: 9/2/1995; REV: 4/1/2008;