APPLICATION AND QUESTIONNAIRE DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.
OVERALL JOB OBJECTIVE:
Under general supervision, coordinates & supervises the Streets, Building/Facility and Fleet Divisions of the Public Works Department through appropriate delegation, skills training and/or work supervision; provides administrative, skilled, and/or technical expertise; performs a variety of support tasks involving the operation, enforcement, maintenance and problem resolution of departmental and/or City-wide systems and functions. This working supervisor position requires considerable technical expertise, problem solving ability, supervisory skill, reporting ability, and flexibility. Candidate must provide comprehensive, strong, first line supervisory support and coordinate program and project activities while exercising good judgment and initiative. Performs related work as required.
Incumbent oversees day-to-day operations and participates in all activities of assigned work functions: schedules and supervises major mechanical repairs and servicing of maintenance equipment, tools and all city-owned automobiles, trucks and construction equipment; oversees preventative and daily maintenance of all City-owned buildings; schedules and supervises the maintenance and repair of all City roads and right-of-ways; serves to augment the efforts of manager/professional and/or coordinate assigned program activities with only general direction concerning major features of assignments and program/policy parameters; defines assignment specifics; identifies and requests resources and materials; coordinates and oversees various maintenance projects and contracts; conducts cost/benefit analysis and prepares project budget.
Knowledge of: Standard street, building/facility and fleet maintenance practices, techniques, equipment and materials; operation and repair characteristics of the entire range of city-owned vehicles and construction equipment; preventive maintenance inspection techniques; occupational hazards and safety precautions; inventory control methods; policies and procedures of the City, the Department of Public Works and the Street, Building/Facility and Fleet Divisions; principles of supervision, scheduling, training, and performance evaluation; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations; techniques of program coordination and operation; construction and project management principles; methods of report writing, basic budgetary practices and proper English usage; office and administrative practices and procedures including record keeping, filing, computer and other standard office equipment operation; principles and techniques of management and supervision including: staffing, employee development, creative problem solving, team building, motivation, planning and organizing work.
Ability to: Perform construction, preventive maintenance and repairs on City streets, facilities and equipment; diagnose and repair mechanical problems on the full range of city-owned vehicles including gas and diesel powered engines; independently perform skilled, journey level minor and major mechanical work; organize and maintain detailed resource materials and records and make calculations; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with both internal and external customers; communicate and coordinate efficiently with vendors and sub-contractors; prioritize work and handle a variety of activities simultaneously; use initiative within established guidelines; supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff; properly interpret and make recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations and policies; analyze, recommend and implement program alternatives/components; perform detailed field support work accurately, independently and against deadlines; provide reports and information on division performance; prioritize tasks and projects; work safely and indoctrinate subordinate employees in safe work practices.
Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of skilled maintenance experience of assigned areas.
Directly related supervisory and contract management experience along with supplemental education in supervisory or business coursework is highly desirable.
Special Requirements: Must possess a valid California Class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Each applicant must submit a completed City Employment Application and supplemental questionnaire responses by the filing deadline, POSTMARKS NOT ACCEPTED. Applications and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed for accuracy, completeness and job related qualifications. A limited number of persons whose applications clearly demonstrate they most closely meet the requirements may be invited to participate in the selection process which may be any combination of written, oral, and/or performance exams. Appointment is subject to successfully passing a pre-employment physical, background and criminal history check. Before starting work, applicants must present documentation of their identity, authorization to work in the United States and a D.M.V. driving record. Following appointment, a twelve month probationary period may be required as the final phase of the appointment process.
Persons interested in applying for this position can request an application and supplemental questionnaire from:
City of Paso Robles
1000 Spring Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
You may also download an application and supplemental questionnaire at: www.prcity.com/jobs
or contact Human Resources at (805) 227-7234. Resumes, while encouraged, will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application or supplemental questionnaire. All statements made in the application materials are subject to verification, false statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge.
ALL PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE CITY OF PASO ROBLES ARE DESIGNATED AS "DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS" AS DEFINED IN THE CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 3100 AND 3101.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS BULLETIN DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT.
Conditions of Employment: Employees in this classification are under an Agency Shop agreement that requires the employee to either join or pay a service fee to the Service Employees’ International Union Local 620.