The Public Works Shop – Lead Foreman is responsible for maximizing the use of department resources by carefully planning the daily activities of employees, monitoring their progress, helping to resolve any problems that arise, assisting on-site as needed, managing use of City’s assets and ensuring proper safety training and protocol. May be called back to work before or after regularly scheduled work hours or on scheduled days off. May participate in on-call rotation.
High school graduation (or GED) and 5 years’ experience with municipal public works projects, field operations, utility construction, administrative/management experience or any combination of related experience is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record, Traffic Flagging Control, and First Aid certifications. Associate degree, Water Distribution Manager I or II certification, Cross Connection Control Specialist, Water Treatment Plant Operator I, and Commercial Driver’s License is preferred. A combination of experience and training that provides the desired skills and abilities may be considered.
About the City: The City of Port Orchard is a beautiful waterfront community situated on Sinclair inlet in the Puget Sound region, conveniently located on the Kitsap Peninsula between the urban settings of Seattle-Tacoma, and the rain forests and beaches of the Olympic National Park.Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for employee and family. (The employer currently pays 92% of medical premiums and 100% of dental and vision premiums for full-time employees.) Additional benefits include $50,000 life insurance policy, Employee Assistance Program, paid sick, vacation and holiday leaves, and enrollment in the Washington state retirement system. The City of Port Orchard is an Equal Opportunity Employer