*Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications, but in most cases is no higher than the midpoint for range.
Schedule:Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week, 7:00am-3pm
This is supervisory work directing, assigning and monitoring the day to day operation of the Streets Division within the Public Works Agency. Work involves planning, scheduling and supervising employees in the effective, efficient, and safe utilization of equipment and resources to accomplish the work in a timely and cost-effective manner. Work includes prioritizing and scheduling multiple projects, participating in skilled maintenance and repair of sidewalks, streets, and alleys and determining materials, specifications and plans for equipment repairs and acquisition. Work consists of serving as a Snow Commander overseeing snow operations, developing programs for pavement maintenance, repairing streets, alleys and sidewalks, formulating short and long term plans as they relate to area of responsibility, motivating/managing staff and, responding to citizen inquiries and complaints.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following):
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
Ability to work indoors and outdoors in a variety of conditions such as extreme cold, high winds, rain, snow, sleet, high temperatures and humidity.
Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 10 pounds without mechanical assistance.
Work is performed under the general direction of the Bureau Chief of Public Services. Serving as the City’s street maintenance expert, the selected candidate will use independent judgment and initiative within broad policy limitations. Decides the proper methods of accomplishing the goals and objectives of the work performed by the division and exercises independent judgment in implementing the goals and operations of the maintenance programs and activities.
The Employee has significant contact with other department employees, supervisors, contractors, elected officials, consultants, outside vendors and citizens to resolve problems and improve maintenance and service delivery methods.
Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.
The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY).