Road Superintendent

Sierra County | Downieville, CA

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Posted Date 4/02/2021

Under general direction, to plan, direct, assign, coordinate and supervise the work of the County’s road maintenance and construction crews; and to do related work as required.


This is a full supervisory level position which plans, supervises and reviews the work of crews assigned to a specific geographic location. Must have knowledge and skill to perform a variety of construction, maintenance and repair work, including the operation of a variety of heavy construction equipment on a relief or emergency basis.


Assigns and supervises work, gives instructions and technical assistance, coordinates and reviews the work of crews engaged in the various functions of the County’s road maintenance and construction program, County Solid Waste Disposal operation, and airport maintenance program. Such duties include the maintenance and repair of County roads, Solid Waste Disposal Landfill Sites and transfer stations and County Airport as follows: construction of new roads and bridges, landfill operations and transfer stations, repair and maintenance of equipment used in roads and landfills; the purchase and storing of equipment, materials and supplies for roads, solid waste and airports; advises and assists in the preparation of the Public Works Budget as it pertains to these areas; performs field and office review of the progress of all projects under their control; interviews and selects new employees for assigned crews; maintains and develops cooperative relationships with departmental employees, and the general public; conducts inspections of County roads, Solid Waste facilities, airports, and related structures; determines extent and costs of needed maintenance and construction in these programs and proposes tentative projects to the Director of Public Works for inclusion in the annual budget; prepares and submits reports; consults and confers with County officials, subordinates, and the general public regarding facility conditions and related problems; investigates complaints; coordinates the repair and replacement of road and solid waste construction and maintenance of equipment.


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Judi Behlke

Sierra County Personnel Department


Job Category
Local Government
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