Highway Patrol Superintendent
Location: Highway Dept WR
FT/PT: Full-time 40 hrs/week – WRS Eligible
Hiring Range: $69,243.20 to $79,144/annually
Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to assign, supervise and direct personnel performing highway maintenance tasks, and assess highway conditions for maintenance needs. The work is performed under the supervision of the Highway Commissioner.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
1.Directs, instructs, assigns, leads, disciplines and motivates highway patrol personnel according to Commissioner’s instructions, department rules/policies, labor agreements and industry safe working standards.
2.Prioritizes, plans and schedules field operations. Coordinates projects and tasks.
3.Participates in on-call. Responds to accidents, emergencies and weather events requiring road maintenance. Dispatches personnel and equipment for accidents, emergencies and weather related maintenance.
4.Patrols highways and assesses maintenance, vegetation control, snow/ice removal and repair needs.
5.Monitors accidents, work rule violations, materials uses, equipment condition/maintenance and other patrol related activities. Prepares and gives presentations and reports regarding patrol activities and equipment.
6.Evaluates personnel work performance.
7.Authorizes employee work time. Confirms employee time and adjusts time cards to accurately reflect employees work time.
8.Authorizes vacation and other time-off requests for employees.
9.Responds to inquiries and complaints regarding road conditions and patrol activities and personnel.
10.Informs and advises the Highway Commissioner regarding activities and personnel.
11.Reviews driveway and utility permit applications and inspects sites. Issues permits and applies for other agency permits.
12.Plans work on state highways with state supervisors.
13.Plans salt orders and salt storage.
14.Plan and organize spraying vegetation on road right-of-way.
15.Coordinate projects with City, Town, and Village representatives.
Additional Tasks and Responsibilities
While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.
1.Informs radio stations regarding road conditions.
2.Assists with annual and long-range project planning and budgeting.
3.Represents the department to the public in the absence of the Highway Commissioner.
4.Solicits contract work for other government entities and private concerns.
5.Attends and participates in department and other meetings as needed.
6.Rates county road conditions
7.Assists with bridge inspections as directed by the Highway Commissioner.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Associate degree or equivalent; vocational/technical training in engineering; construction or related field; five years highway maintenance and construction experience with supervisory experience; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. A valid commercial driver’s license, Class A endorsement is required.
Deadline Note: 26/03/2021