Street / Storm Superintendent


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Posted Date 3/17/2023

This is a regular, full-time supervisory position in the Public Works Street Division with a 2023 pay range of $74,640 to $90,708 per year.

Please see the attached job description for more information.

This is a highly responsible supervisory position in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and all related phases of municipal street/transportation and storm drainage systems. The position is also responsible for the development and implementation of departmental policy, supervision and evaluation of staff, division programs, projects, budget preparation, invoice approval, and other related work as directed.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Develops, maintains, and evaluates street and storm systems records, and programs, identifies equipment and machinery specifications needs, basing all decisions and recommendations on such data.

Is responsible for the development of goals, objectives, and programs for the divisions and makes recommendations regarding modifications and/or changes while conforming to all current applicable federal and state laws and regulations in addition to local related statutes and ordinances.

Arranges for training and employee development relating to street and storm system issues, assists other supervisory personnel to maintain an effective safety program. Attends meetings and conferences, and participates in presentations relating to street and storm systems.

Responds to emergencies and issues arising during and after normal working hours as needed. Investigates and follow-up on issues related to sidewalk hazards, branch/brush obstructions, and right-of-way concerns.

Promotes pedestrians and bicycle safety and implements programs to comply with the American's with Disabilities Act.

Applies for project funding and performs project management of capital projects to ensure compliance with the funding agency, Title VI, and City code requirements.

Required qualifications include:

Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalent. An Associates of Arts/Science college degree OR any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience is desired.

In place of the above requirements, any combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job may be considered as qualifying.

Considerable knowledge of Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and American Public Works Association (APWA) standards, Federal and State regulations and laws, and NPDES requirements related to storm drainage, street/transportation, and traffic control systems management, operations, construction, maintenance and repairs including occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with confined spaces, construction sites, traffic safety, automotive shop work, and street and storm systems maintenance work.

Possess a valid Washington State Driver's license with a good driving record. Be able to successfully satisfy a background investigation. Have a First Aid Card, a Flagger’s Card, and a Work Zone Safety Certification or obtain them within 12 months of hire date. 

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Local Government
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