The Position: The Public Works Superintendent is responsible for planning, directing, organizing, reviewing and evaluating programs and operations, and coaching and developing employees. The current vacancy covers both the Streets and Storm Drain Maintenance and the Fleet Maintenance division(s) of the Public Works Department.
The Fleet Maintenance Division manages the labor, parts, and services necessary to maintain and replace the City's fleet of vehicles and equipment.
The Streets and Storm Drain Maintenance Division manages the servicing and maintenance of City roadsides, signs, asphalt/concrete, painting, lighting, and storm drains.
Knowledge of: Depending on operational assignment:
Permitting, legal, regulatory and technical requirements of storm water quality management.
Keep current with federal, state and local regulations that impact assigned operation; lead and participate in the development of regional and/or watershed activities; work with regulatory agencies to develop and implement coordinated suggestions to improve program performance and ensure compliance.
Methods and techniques in conservation and energy management.
Materials, methods, tools and equipment used in construction, street maintenance, building maintenance and repair.
Methods, practices and equipment used in construction and various trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting.
Principles and practices of management including report writing techniques.
Principles and techniques of preventive maintenance.
Principles and techniques of performance measurement.
Principles of labor relations, supervision, training and performance evaluations.
Plan, direct and coordinate the repair and maintenance of all city owned and leased facilities, streets, equipment and storm water program.
Manage the performance of inspection and/or skilled tasks.
Read and interpret plans and specifications.
Use computers for daily activities, i.e. word processing, maintenance programs, presentation applications and electronic schedule and email organizer.
Maintain records, logs; and prepare complex reports.
Forecast labor and other pertinent cost factors.
Supervise, train and evaluate subordinates.
Determine training and development programs and classes of subordinates.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with customers, the public and those contacted in the course of work including negotiating work with outside contractors.
Use computer applications to assist in performing duties.
Internal Number: 00515
About City of Carlsbad
Carlsbad -The Community: This nearly 40 square mile city is ideally situated in north San Diego County with an approximate population of 113,000. It offers a great climate, beautiful beaches, lagoons and abundant natural open space. World class resorts, family attractions, well planned neighborhoods, a diverse business sector and a charming village atmosphere combine to create the ideal California experience.