WANTED: AN INCREDIBLE PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT WHO LEADS BY EXAMPLE, BUILDS AND DEVELOPS TEAMS, AND STRIVES TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR OUR RESIDENTS.
Are you eager to produce great work in the areas of Public Works operational maintenance, divisional support and team building? Has your collaborative work style allowed you to bring value that has made positive impact? Then APPLY today and continue that collaborative work with the City of Napa, benefiting not only the employees of the Public Works Department but also the community we serve!
The City of Napa is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the Public Works Maintenance Superintendent - Fleet, Facilities and Electrical vacancy. The Maintenance Superintendent reports to the Public Works Operations Manager as a part of the Public Works Department team. The position is responsible for leading and managing a segment of the operations team including the Fleet, Facilities, and Electrical Divisions of approximately 16 employees (including their three supervisors). Public Works Operations programs are also supported by engineering and administrative staff within the Public Works Department.
This position is responsible for supporting the planning, direction, coordination, and resources within three maintenance programs in the Public Works Department including; facilities maintenance and janitorial services, fleet program and maintenance, and building and infrastructure electrical systems including traffic signals.
In addition to project management, you will be responsible for operations programs budget monitoring, management and supervision of assigned resources and staff oversight and development. Good coordination and communication of work with other Public Works divisions, Parks and Recreation, Utilities, internal fleet customers, city projects, special projects, work units, and outside agencies and utilities are critical.
In addition to meeting the qualifications listed below, you will have shown success in demonstrating:
Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills - Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical, functional, and/or professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.
Building Trust - Interacts with others in a way that gives others confidence in their intentions and those of the organization.
Planning and Organizing - Establishes a course of action to ensure work is completed efficiently through prioritizing, leveraging resources, and staying focused.
Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
Safety Intervention - Knows conditions that affect the team or self under normal conditions and conditions that occur in crisis situations; skilled in identifying conditions that might cause hazards.
Adaptability - Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures; adapts quickly to change and easily considers new approaches.
Interpersonal Communications - Develops and maintains effective relationships with others; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and in different situations; shows understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness.
Operational Decision Making - Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
Resolving Conflict - Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement.
Leading Teams - Using appropriate methods and interpersonal styles to develop, motivate, and guide the team to attain successful outcomes and business objectives.
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, and manages a variety of operational maintenance for multiple work units. Assigned areas may include: streets, sidewalks, facilities, fleet and electrical systems. Supervises, and monitors assigned resources to include staff, directly and through subordinates; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and divisions, work units, and outside organizations; and serves as a technical resource for assigned staff; performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This classification may supervise multiple work units. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of supervisory, technical and support staff. This classification reports to a department manager. This position requires strong supervisory skills as well as knowledge and expertise in a variety of designated technical and specialized maintenance functions.
Experience/Education: A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities would be: at least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the supervision of designated public works' maintenance projects and activities; graduation from high school supplemented with additional training/coursework/work experience in supervision/ management. Upper division college coursework in public or business administration, engineering, public works management or a field related to the required experience is desired.
Knowledge of: Standard and accepted principles, methods, practices and equipment utilized in the installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of roads, bridges, storm drainage facilities, fleet, facility maintenance, electrical systems, traffic signals and street lights, and custodian services; applicable street and road signs and markings for cities; standard and accepted safety regulations and standards for safe working practices; applicable federal, state, county and city codes relating to construction and maintenance of streets and facilities and related improvements; standard and accepted equipment and materials supply sources for assigned maintenance/construction functions; standard and accepted cost estimating methods; standards and specifications for assigned maintenance/construction projects; standard and accepted public administration practices including budgeting, program/evaluation, and supervisory techniques.
Ability to: Understand, interpret and explain applicable laws, regulations and policies governing assigned programs in a clear and concise manner; learn the geography of the City and its roads and streets; plan, organize and manage a variety of specialized maintenance programs and activities to include streets, facilities, fleet, and electrical maintenance functions; develop and implement effective and efficient operational procedures; analyze and evaluate alternatives, recommend solutions, and implement changes; collect and analyze data to identify needs and evaluate program effectiveness; communicate effectively and tactfully in both oral and written forms; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; understand program objectives in relation to departmental goals and procedures; demonstrate tact and diplomacy with diverse individuals and groups; prepare reports in a timely and effective manner; select employees and supervise the work of others engaged in a variety of maintenance, repair and construction activities; secure cooperation and teamwork among support staff, contractors, other City departments/divisions, and outside organizations; understand and analyze expenditure reports; establish and maintain accurate records and document actions taken; organize and prioritize work assignments for self and others; perform mathematical calculations; determine and evaluate appropriate levels of performance of employees and contract service providers; effectively delegate responsibility and authority to others; perform assigned duties in a safe and effective manner for self and others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. Independent travel is required. Emergency response and attendance at evening meetings necessitates work outside normal working hours.
Internal Number: 19-50470-PW
About City of Napa
From the parks and beautiful landscape to the world class wine and its booming industry -- there are so many reasons to work with the City of Napa. As an employer, the City of Napa maintains a full time workforce of about 450 people, who are the heart and soul of the Napa culture. Employees work in a variety of eleven city departments and countless divisions. These employees make a real difference in the work that they do everyday, and we would love for you to join us in making the City of Napa even better!