Plan, assign, schedule, evaluate and supervise the work of subordinate staff; develop and deliver training programs; maintain operational records and logs; determine size of work crew, equipment, and materials needed for each project; requisition supplies and materials; coordinate and schedule the use of equipment and crews with other supervisory staff; prepare reports; assure that proper safety procedures and practices are followed; investigate complaints; analyze and solve difficult and or technical problems; recommend operational policies and procedures; perform the most difficult or technical work of the assigned unit; input access and analyze data using a computer terminal; may assist in budget preparation and control; and may provide vacation and other temporary relief for supervisor or other classes as required.
Road Assignment: Patrol roads to determine areas requiring maintenance and repair; supervise crews who prepare, grade, pave, resurface and reshape old roads, cut and spray weeds and brush, and patch and repair road surfaces; and investigate public complaints regarding poor or hazardous road conditions and take action to improve the situation.
Sanitation Assignment: Supervise crews performing maintenance, monitoring and repair of wastewater pumping stations and transmission facilities, transmission lines and access entries, and those staffing the office facility.
Solid Waste Disposal Assignment: Supervise operations at the County's solid waste disposal sites including staff who operate heavy equipment, collect fees and perform maintenance and repair; follow engineering specifications and plans to develop the disposal sites; ensure that land is properly utilized and streams are not contaminated; assure that disposal site operations comply with State standards for solid waste management, water and air quality and environmental health; oversee the maintenance and monitoring of environmental testing systems; and may install environmental testing systems.
Drainage Assignment: Supervise the County drainage maintenance program including supervising crews who install revetments for bank and levee protection; clear river and stream channels; build culvert head-walls; install storm drain culverts; spray herbicides; maintain access and levee roads, plant vegetation for bank protection; perform maintenance and repair on stationary pumps; and install flood gates and barricades.
Thorough knowledge of:
Working knowledge of:
Some knowledge of:
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Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Four years of maintenance experience in the Roads, Sanitation, Solid Waste Disposal or Drainage divisions or comparable assignment, including two years at the journey level, and one year in a lead capacity, which would demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities required.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, CONDITIONS:
License Requirements: Possession of a valid California class C driver license; and within six months from hire, possession of a valid classes A driver license with Tank Endorsement.
Certificate: Possession of a Qualified Applicators Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Pesticide Regulation is required for some positions.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to: Variable temperatures and other conditions; cramped work spaces; heights, such as on equipment, on cliffs or in the bucket of a bucket truck; high levels of noise; strong, unpleasant odors; vibration; dust and silica dust; potentially hostile or violent individuals; electrical hazards; allergens, such as poison oak and stinging insects; the possibility of experiencing burns, bodily injury, and contact with toxic substances and chemical irritants; working alone in isolated areas; and, for some assignments, possible exposure to needles or blood which could possibly result in chronic disease or death.
Other Special Requirements: Alcohol and drug tests: will be administered to all candidates prior to final selection for positions requiring class A or B driver licenses upon entry and to employees in positions requiring these licenses, as mandated by Department of Transportation federal regulations. In addition, all candidates must provide specific employment history for up to the past ten years for all jobs they have held which required operation of a commercial motor vehicle.
Availability: incumbents may be required to work irregular hours, including responding to twenty-four hour emergency calls.
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