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Street Division Manager - G129

Columbus Consolidated Government

Columbus Consolidated Government

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Major Duties and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for directing the overall activities of the Street Maintenance Division.

  • Hires, trains, plans, directs, and supervises operations and activities as it relates to the repairs and maintenance of city streets.
  • Oversees the additional maintenance request as it relates to complaints, hazards, and repairs of all roads, (both city and State), sidewalks, curbs, gutters, inlets, and city fencing as well as directing the daily routes of the City’s fuel trick services.
  • Reviews and responds to Georgia’s Department of Transportation relating to inspection reports and requests, shoulders work, and all other special projects providing quality city services.
  • Employee morale.
  • Monitors and addresses citizen complaints/requests.
  • Prioritizes work crews and materials daily.
  • Repairs and secures fencing on City property.
  • Supports other divisions as needed.
  • Manages annual contracts by grading performance and issuing specifications of service with materials vendors for asphalt, concrete, fencing, tar sealant, and uniforms.
  • Establishes and monitors safety programs in keeping with industry standards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. On-call as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques utilized in the performance of street maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of report preparation, filing, and records management.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.
  • Skill in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the reading blue prints and other drawings or designs.
  • Skill in problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Skill in management and supervision.
  • Skill in operating standard office equipment including work-related computer applications.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Minimum Educational and Training Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Physical Requirements

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts heavy objects and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

  • Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
  • Crouching – bending body forward by bending leg, spine.
  • Feeling – perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.
  • Grasping – applying pressure to object with fingers, palm.
  • Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand.
  • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
  • Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.
  • Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
  • Manual Dexterity – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
  • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
  • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
  • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
  • Standing – for sustained periods of time.
  • Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.

The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.