Public Works Supervisor (Traffic)

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Performs difficult skilled trades work planning, coordinating, supervising, and participating in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, implementing traffic control devices, making, installing, and repairing street signs and traffic markings , preparing and maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under limited supervisor. Supervision is exercised over all personnel within the division.
Examples of Duties:
Plans, directs, and checks the work of a group of employees in assigned division to ensure proper completion of work projects.
Schedules assigned crew work, explains work projects or orders, completes personnel-related forms such as time sheets and addresses personnel-related issues such as time-off and discipline.
Assists in the recruitment and selection of division personnel; coaches, counsels, disciplines, and evaluates the work of personnel
Maintains job tickets, completes logbooks or other records and prepares reports for management.
Assists with purchasing the assigned unit's needed materials and supplies, maintaining the stock and inventory and for maintaining the unit's equipment.
Participates in the work of the assigned unit
Operates and maintains paint machines for street markings.
Fabricates street signs, using computer, cutters and rollers and repairs signs.
Responds to citizens' inquiries, questions or complaints.
Trims bushes and limbs off signs to ensure visibility.
Installs and removes signs as needed, to include detour signs and removes illegal temporary signs.
Set up and removal of traffic control devices needed for road work and special events
Assists other crews as needed
Typical Qualifications:Minimum Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and at least 3 years' experience in skilled/trades area of responsibility, 1 of which in a lead or supervisory capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
VA Driver's license and Commercial Driver's License B (or ability to obtain within 90 days)
Obtain CPR, AED, Work zone Traffic Control, and VDOT Flagger certifications within six months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of methods, techniques, tools and equipment used in assigned skilled or trades unit
Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with type of work assigned
Knowledge of Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
Attention to details, customer service and computer skills
Organization, time and materials estimate skills, team-leadership and interpersonal skills
Manual skills required for assigned area of responsibility
Ability to work on busy streets
Ability to operate hand, power or automotive equipment used in assigned unit
Ability to perform labor outdoors for long periods of time
Ability to be on call during emergencies and to work on rotating shifts during snow and natural emergencies
Supplemental Information:Work Environment:
Worker is exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme noise, odors, heights, dust, and hazardous materials such as paints and solvents.
Essential Physical Activities:
Stooping, crouching, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, hearing, seeing up close, seeing far away, kneeling, reaching, pushing, talking, standing, finger movement, repetitive motions, depth perception.
If job requires frequent lifting, typical weight handled: up to 75lbs.

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