HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT
Applications may be obtained
online or from the MEDINA COUNTY ENGINEER'S OFFICE, 791 W. Smith Road,
Medina, Ohio 44256 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Resumes will only be accepted with a completed application
no later than Monday, August 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Medina County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Under general direction, is
responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all road and related
maintenance activities within the county highway system; performs other
related duties as required.
Plans, organizes, schedules,
supervises, and monitors the work of maintenance personnel engaged in the
maintenance, repair, construction, and operations of county highways,
bridges, drainage systems, signs, and related areas;
Coordinates, schedules, and
oversees all activities in area of assignment to assure that work is
performed efficiently and according to appropriate guidelines, procedures,
Oversees the dispatching of
highway maintenance workers, trucks, and equipment to job sites, and
assigns work projects to supervisors;
Oversees the coordination of the snow and ice removal
from the County highway system;
Assists in development and implementation of
departmental policies and procedures;
Oversees the maintenance of records, prepares reports
Responds to inquiries and addresses complaints from
the public in a timely manner;
Calculates material, supply, and
equipment needs for assigned operations and prepares corresponding
Negotiates the acquisition of right-of-way and work
Evaluates personnel performance;
initiates disciplinary actions as necessary; receives and attempts to
resolve grievances in accordance with departmental procedures; interviews
job applicants for positions under direct supervision and prepares
recommendations for consideration of the appointing authority, supervises
in the training of new personnel; approves leave requests;
NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of materials,
methods, techniques, tools, and equipment applicable to road and storm
drainage installation and maintenance;
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices;
Ability to prioritize, schedule,
organize, and supervise assigned operations to assure timely and cost
Ability to set work priorities and direct, guide,
motivate, and evaluate the work of subordinates;
Ability to read and estimate quantities and perform
Ability to develop and maintain effective working
relationships with associates and the general public;
Ability to communicate oral and written instructions.
Employee is on call 24/7
including weekends and holidays; subject to call-in at all times and in
emergency situations; may be exposed to, or come in contact with: asphalt,
chemicals and solvents, concrete, construction equipment, dirt, dust,
exhaust fumes, fuels, grease, herbicides, ivy, paints, vegetation, and
other construction materials; works in adverse and inclement weather
conditions; works in moving traffic, may require walking or standing on
hard or uneven surfaces for extended periods of time; may involve
stooping, bending, crawling, and working in strained positions.
QUALIFICATIONS DESIRABLE FOR
Any combination of training and
work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge, and
abilities listed above. An
example of an acceptable qualification for the position is:
High School Diploma or
equivalent and five years experience supervising highway construction
and/or maintenance workers.
Possession of a valid State of
Ohio Driver's License and vehicularly insurable according to the
requirements of Medina County.
A Class B Commercial Driver's license is preferred.