Public Works Supervisor

City of Norco | Norco, CA

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Posted Date 2/22/2021

SALARY:      $5,874-$7,140/Month (DOE)


The City of Norco provides an outstanding benefit package which includes: a 36-hour workweek;  Health Insurance, City paid up to $1,250 premium per month; Dental HMO and Vision family coverage paid by City; Life Insurance and PERS Retirement (Classic Employee 2.7% @ 55 - employee pays 8%, New Employee 2% @ 62 employee pays 6.25%); Vacation accrual at 86.4 hours per year (0-4 years); Sick leave accrual at 8.1 hours per month; 11 paid holidays and up to 3 floating holidays per year. The City does not participate in Social Security.

Under general supervision, schedules and leads the maintenance and repair of water treatment systems, water distribution systems, sewer collection systems, storm drainage systems, streets, trails and right of ways for the City of Norco.


The knowledge and abilities which are required to perform the duties and responsibilities of this class are as follows:


Experience:      Ten years of public works experience in water, sewer and street infrastructure maintenance and repair.

Education:        High School Diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge:     Knowledge of the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of water distribution, treatment, sewer collection and pretreatment facilities and infrastructure; pertinent federal, state, regional and City laws, rules and regulations; tree maintenance; street maintenance and traffic control signage regulatory requirements.  Skill in oral and written communication and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.  Ability to communicate with professionalism, courtesy and tact.  Knowledge of customer service and public relations practices, procedures and techniques.  Knowledge of management and/or supervision; training; scheduling, assigning, delegating and evaluating work.  Knowledge of personnel, employee relations, and safety practices/procedures.

Ability:    Skill in overseeing the operation and maintenance of multiple facilities and infrastructures.  Must be able to balance a schedule of multiple projects and work assignments. Skill in oral and written communication, mentoring, training, and in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.  Ability to use computer hardware, software and peripherals related to area assigned.  Ability to use proper English language including spelling, grammar and punctuation.

License/Certification Required: Must possess a State of California Grade III Water Distribution Operators Certification, a State of California Water Treatment II Certification and Sewer Collections II Certification and Valid California Class A Commercial Driver’s License.  The Sewer Collections II or Water Treatment II Certification may be obtained within two testing cycles of appointment.  Some areas of assignment may require additional certification(s).

Employees are enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) government Employer Pull Notice Program. 

Class A drivers are enrolled in the Department of Transportation (DOT) random drug testing program.

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities is as follows:

Education: Obtain a High School Diploma or equivalent; Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance (State Office of Water Program); Operations and Maintenance of Wastewater Collection System (State Office of Water Programs).  Obtain a State of California Grade III Water Distribution Operators Certification, a State of California Water Treatment II Certification and/or Sewer Collections II Certification and Class ‘A’ California Driver’s License. 


Experience: Any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and skills would be qualifying.


Ability to communicate orally, in person, and by telephone with management, co-workers, and the public in face-to-face, one-to-one, and group settings; use office equipment such as computer terminals; sit for extended periods of time; have hearing and vision within normal ranges; carry, push, reach and lift repeatedly up to 100 pounds; occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch; sufficient manual dexterity to operate equipment; walk on uneven terrain; work in an outdoor environment with possible exposure to extreme weather conditions, moving equipment, heavy equipment, moving traffic, dust, noise, toxic fumes and chemicals, infectious diseases, air and water borne pathogens and other potentially hazardous substances; stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb; work in confined spaces; work in trenches and elevated areas.

APPLICATION PROCESS/FILING PERIODPosition open until filled (recruitment may close at anytime without further notice). First review of applications is scheduled for March 15, 2021.  Applicants must complete and submit a signed/original City of Norco employment application, resumes are not accepted in lieu of a City application.  Enclose copies of any certifications, training, or degrees. This recruitment may close at anytime without notice.  Faxes or emails will not be accepted.

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