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Crew Supervisor

DeKalb County Government

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018

End Date: Aug. 31, 2018


POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this classification is to supervise, plan, and coordinate construction, maintenance and repair projects for County streets, storm drainage, water and sewer facilities and systems, and solid waste collections, processing and disposal functions.  

THIS JOB POSTING CAN BE REFERRED TO FILLED OPEN POSITIONS IN PW-WATERSHED, PW-ROADS & DRAINAGE, PW-SANITATION DEPARTMENTS.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, and counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.

Coordinates work activities; prioritizes and assigns daily work activities; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; identifies and obtains needed equipment, materials and supplies for each project; demonstrates and enforces safety practices; ensures work meets quality standards; and consults with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.

Conducts on‑site work reviews; ensures full utilization of personnel, materials, and facilities with concern for quality, safety, and efficiency; ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, procedures, and specifications; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; and monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.

Prepares operational and statistical reports of streets, water and sewer projects, maintenance and solid waste collection, processing and disposal activities and general operations; and submits records and reports to state and federal authorities as required; and establishes and maintains related files.

Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with department projects, which may include a service truck, dump truck, backhoe, mini-excavator, bobcat, salt spreader, brush truck, leaf truck, asphalt packer, bucket truck, street sweeper, sewer flush truck, tub grinders, trommel screens, compactors, commercial front-end loarders, rear loaders, semi-automated and fully automated collection trucks, grappler, roll-off, dozer, evacuator, heavy equipment off-road equipment, tractor, trailer, tamper, tapping machine, lawn mower, riding mower, edger, weed eater, chipper/mulcher, leaf blower, sod cutter, spreader, tiller, trencher, dragging equipment, chalk liner, paint machine, oxyacetylene and electric arc welding devices, chain saw, power saw, hand saw, concrete saw, air compressor, pickaxe, sledgehammer, rake, post hole digger, shovel, hand tools, measuring instruments, or two-way radio.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, checklists, work orders, service tickets, notices, meter readings, vehicle/equipment maintenance records, or other documents.

Communicates with supervisor, other departments, employees, customers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, and/or resolve problems.

Utilizes safety equipment and wears protective gear; monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; monitors traffic conditions surrounding trucks/equipment to identify obstructions, pedestrians, or unsafe traffic conditions; flags and directs traffic and places markers, signs and cones around project/work site to ensure safety of crew and the traveling public; and reports any incidents, accidents, problems, or unusual situations.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required; five years of experience in the construction, repair, and/or maintenance of public infrastructure or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Class B Commercial Driver’s License; some assignments may require a Georgia Class A Commercial Driver’s License and/or special endorsements. May require SWANA certification within one year of employment depending upon area of assignment.