The Public Works Superintendent is responsible for assisting in the management, direction, supervision, and coordination of daily operations related to the Town’s roads and bridges, parks, open space, grounds, green belts, and streetscape structure. This position coordinates fully with other departments for efficient utilization of public works personnel for special events and other special functions.
Works under the direct supervision of the Public Works Director.
Exercises direct and indirect supervision of both full- and part-time employees, coordinates projects performed by independent contractors, and manages improvements to parks and grounds. In the absence of the Public Works Director, this position manages, oversees, and supervises the construction, repair, and maintenance of Town parks, roads, bridges, and right-of-ways. Directly supervises the non-exempt Supervisor, Parks and Supervisor, Roads & Bridges.
Work is primarily office-based, although some supervision of outdoor work, with exposure to extreme weather conditions, noise, and fumes, is also required. Work hours include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary. This position is responsible to carry the emergency on-call phone on a scheduled basis and to respond to emergency calls day or night as required.
Other Duties and Functions
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education And Experience
A bachelor’s degree in agronomy, horticulture, or related fields with three (3) years of progressive experience managing and supervising the maintenance of parks, landscape and irrigation systems, and working in street maintenance operations or a related heavy-equipment field; at least three (3) years managing a staff of five or more individuals. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, may be substituted. Position requires possession of a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License, qualified Supervisor’s License for Pesticide Application (or ability to obtain within 12 months), and certified Playground Safety Inspector’s License.
Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and may be subject to random, unannounced drug and alcohol testing as outlined in the Town’s Drug & Alcohol Policy.
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Position Title: Public Works Superintendent
Division: Roads, Bridges and Parks
Department: Public Works
Reports To: Public Works Director