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CITY OF DELPHOS

An equal Opportunity Employer

POSITION DESCRIPTION

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Civil Service Status:  UnclassifiedDept/Div:  Maintenance

Employment Status:  Permanent

Reports to: Safety Service Director

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Title: Maintenance Superintendent

Pay: By ordinance

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NATURE OF WORK

 

This is an administrative position responsible to ensure work in the construction, maintenance and repair of utilities and public work facilities is performed.  This position is also responsible for planning, scheduling and assigning work for the maintenance personnel, during the construction, maintenance and repair of city streets, alleys, curbs, gutters, signs and signals, sewer collection system, water distribution system, fire hydrants, sidewalks, public lands and buildings, city owned equipment and major projects in the city.  The Superintendent shall work closely with the Safety/Service Director, the Mayor and other department heads in determining work project methods and priorities. The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for insuring full utilization of all maintenance personnel and equipment in the best interest of the City; while at the same time make certain that all safety procedures are strictly maintained.

 

TYPICAL TASKS

 

Collaborates with the Safety/Service Director, Water Superintendent, Wastewater Superintendent and Park Superintendent in planning work projects, determining project priorities, and allocating equipment and personnel in a manner conducive to full utilization.

Plans, schedules, assigns and supervises the work of a number of crews engaged in the construction alteration, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, signs and signal, hydrants, snow removal and de-icing activities, sewer collection systems and water distribution systems.

Investigates emergency maintenance and repair situations and citizens complaints referred to him by the Safety/Service Director, the Mayor, and other Department Heads or citizens call-ins and determines appropriate action to be taken.

Develops budget estimates for the department operation, justifies budget requests, controls expenditures within budget. Prepare requisitions for necessary related supplies, materials and equipment.

Provides appropriate oral and written reports and maintains records and inventories as requested by the city administration.

When necessary instructs subordinates in the proper work procedures and the proper operation and maintenance of equipment, including sound safety measures to be followed.

Handles subordinates’ complaints and refers them to the Safety/Service Director in the event the problem is not resolved or is beyond his jurisdiction.

Educate and enforce city policies and procedures and take disciplinary action when deemed necessary.

 

NORMAL EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Graduation from high school or General Equivalent Development equivalency or equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required

knowledge, skills and abilities. Five years of progressively responsible and related construction and maintenance work, including responsible supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must pass a physical examination prescribed by the City of Delphos, prior to appointment in this classification.

 

Must possess a valid motor vehicles operator’s license issued by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.  Must have a CDL classification on their valid driver’s license.

 

Must have a valid Class I Wastewater Collection License or higher.  Upon request of the City, must be willing to obtain a Class II Wastewater Collection License, a Class I Water Distribution License or higher and a pesticide license  The Maintenance Superintendent will be the Operator of Record with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for sanitary sewer collection.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

 

Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, practices and equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, water and related facilities.

 

Thorough knowledge of the municipal street system, sewer collection systems and water distribution system.

 

Thorough knowledge of the operational characteristics of a variety of heavy construction equipment.

 

Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and standard safety precautions of the work.

 

Ability to accurately estimate materials, equipment and personnel needed for the satisfactory completion of public works projects.

 

Ability to plan, schedule, assign and direct, through subordinate supervisory personnel, the work of a number of varieties of employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials, other department heads and the general public.

 

Ability to prepare oral and written reports of progress and related matters.

 

 

The City of Delphos, Ohio is accepting resumes for the position of Maintenance Superintendent. The Maintenance Superintendent shall be appointed by the Board of Control.  Candidates must live in Allen, Van Wert County or a county contiguous to Allen or Van Wert County.

 

This is an administrative position responsible to ensure work in the construction, maintenance and repair of utilities and public work facilities is performed.  This position is also responsible for planning, scheduling and assigning work for the maintenance personnel, during the construction, maintenance and repair of city streets, alleys, curbs, gutters, signs and signals, sewer collection system, water distribution system, fire hydrants, sidewalks, public lands and buildings, city owned equipment and major projects in the city.  The Superintendent shall work closely with the Safety/Service Director, the Mayor and other department heads in determining work project methods and priorities.  The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for insuring full utilization of all maintenance personnel and equipment in the best interest of the City; while at the same time make certain that all safety procedures are strictly maintained.

 

Must have a valid Class II Wastewater Collection License or higher, a Class I Water Distribution License or higher.  Must have a pesticide license or must obtain this license within one (1) year of appointment, and be willing and able to obtain additional licenses in water distribution or sewer collections at the request of the city. The Maintenance Superintendent will be the Operator of Record with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for sanitary sewer collection and water distribution system.

 

Salary is set by city council and currently is $40,000 to $50,000 annually based on qualifications.  

 

A full copy of the job description is available on line at www.cityofdelphos.com.

 

Resumes must be received no later than noon August 25, 2014 and be addressed to:

 

City of Delphos

 

Attn:   Mayor

 

608 N. Canal St.

 

Delphos, Oh 45833

 

 

 
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