CITY OF MADERA
STREETS AND STORM DRAINAGE SUPERVISOR
Under direction, plans, coordinates, assigns, participates in,
directs and supervises the day-to-day
operation and maintenance of the City’s streets and storm
drainage division; assists in the
training of lower level Public Works positions; performs other
related duties as required.
The Streets and Storm Drainage Supervisor is the supervisory
level class in the Streets and
Storm Drainage Division of the Public Works Department.
Incumbents perform semiskilled and
skilled duties in the construction, repair and maintenance of
the City’s street and storm drainage
systems. This classification is distinguished from the next
higher classification of Streets and
Storm Drainage Operations Manager by the performance of division
Receives general supervision from the Streets and Storm Drainage
Exercises direct supervision over streets and storm drainage
systems staff and crews.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Leads, oversees, reviews and performs the work of staff
responsible for maintenance, repair,
construction and installation work in streets and storm drainage
facilities; develops and
implements crew assignments; assists maintenance staff in
troubleshooting and performing
the more complex maintenance and repair activities.
• Plans, coordinates, assigns, participates in, directs and
supervises the day-to-day work
activities of streets and storm drainage staff and crews
performing manual, semi-skilled and
skilled work in the maintenance, inspection, repair,
installation, and construction of the City's
streets and storm drainage systems.
• Plans, schedules, assigns and evaluates streets and storm
drainage staff and crew
performance; supervises and provides training to staff and crew
members; ensures adherence
to policies, procedures, rules, regulations, work methods and
safety practices; ensures
compliance with local, state and federal statutes, rules and
• Identifies streets and storm drainage deficiencies and
performance; assesses effective
remedial methods for a variety of operational problems; compiles
and collects data to select,
define and analyze improvement opportunities and strategies.
• Plans and executes preventative maintenance programs and
measures designed to prevent
service interruption and protect capital investment.
• Ensures timely response and investigation of all customer
complaints; prompt correction of
faulty conditions; appropriate emergency operations and
• Coordinates division activities with other City divisions,
departments and public agencies.
• Responds to questions and concerns from the general public;
provides information as is
appropriate and resolves public service complaints.
• Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies,
procedures and work methods
associated with assigned duties; evaluates assigned work
projects; estimates time, materials
and equipment necessary for the successful completion of the
project; acquires necessary
resources as is appropriate.
• Establishes positive working relationships with
representatives of community organizations,
state/local agencies, City management and staff, and the
• Routinely records and reports work activities within targeted
geographic areas; develops
recommendations for purchasing equipment appropriate to the
system; estimates materials
and equipment needs; maintains records of work time, material
usage and work performed;
develops recommendations for staffing modifications and
improvements to the streets and
storm drainage systems.
• Prepares or directs the preparation of necessary reports,
logs, memoranda, correspondence
and other data.
• Assists and participates in goal setting, budgeting, strategic
planning and organizational
development for the division; may identify barriers to goal
achievement, recommend and
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level and
slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting,
turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching,
grasping and making repetitive hand
movement in the performance of daily duties. The position also
requires both near and far vision
when inspecting work and operating assigned equipment. The need
to lift, carry and push tools,
equipment and supplies weighing 25 pounds or more is also
required. Additionally, the
incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather
conditions including wet, hot and cold.
The incumbent may use cleaning and lubricating chemicals which
may expose the employee to
fumes, dust and air contaminants. The nature of the work also
requires the incumbent to climb
ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment,
drive motorized vehicles and heavy
equipment, work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions and often
work with constant interruptions.
QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications
necessary for entry into the
Education and/or Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that has provided
the knowledge, skills
and abilities necessary for a Streets and Storm Drainage
Supervisor. A typical way of
obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the
equivalent of five years of
progressively responsible full-time paid work experience in the
maintenance of community streets and storm drainage systems
which includes at least
one year of full-time experience providing lead or full
first-line supervisory direction, and
a high school diploma or equivalent.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California
KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES/SKILLS: (The following are a representative
sample of the
KAS’s necessary to perform essential duties of the position)
Practices, techniques and materials used in maintenance,
construction, and repair of
streets and storm drainage systems; principles and practices of
project design, cost
estimating and management; operational characteristics of
specialized construction and
maintenance tools and equipment; principles and practices of
methods and techniques of supervision, training and motivation;
applicable federal, state
and local laws, codes and regulations; methods and techniques
for record keeping;
occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.
Select and supervise subordinate staff; supervise and direct the
operations and activities
of a Public Works division; analyze a complex issue and develop
and implement an
appropriate response; prepare and administer a division budget;
analyze and evaluate new
and existing service delivery methods and standard operating
procedures; oversee and
perform maintenance, repair and installation of asphalt, signs,
concrete and storm drains;
perform heavy manual labor; drive and operate trucks and
observe safety principles and work in a safe manner; follow
written and oral directions;
communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to complete
reports, correspondence, etc. using a computer and applicable
software. Establish and
maintain effective working relationships.
Safely and effectively operate a variety of maintenance and
construction equipment, tools