Crew Chief - Multiple Divisions

General Purpose of the Position: This is an entry-level leadership position that provides first-line oversight of skilled and unskilled laborers. The Crew Chief is a “working leader” who performs tasks similar to his/her crew members. Supervises crew members assigned to a variety of activities in support of the city’s public works infrastructure and operations; oversees various installation, repair and maintenance activities; ensure the integrity of the systems for the protection of public health. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Performs any and all duties and responsibilities of crew members when appropriate. • Organizes and oversees field crew operations. • Interpret general work instructions into specific work assignments; reviews the work of crew members to ensure quality and completeness. • Schedule work and instruct crew members in methods and practices. • Ensures that vehicles, equipment, supplies, and materials are available to complete work. • Ensures assigned equipment/vehicles are maintained, secure and safe at all times. • Relays timely reports on equipment/vehicle condition to Supervisor (or Superintendent). • Inspects work areas to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner. • Answers inquiries from crew members; relays information from management. • Monitor and report on employee safety practices. • Notify Supervisor (or Superintendent) of operational and personnel issues. • Makes hiring and discipline recommendations to Supervisor (or Superintendent). • First-line representative to the public; routine customer service authority (within standard department guidelines); authority to interact with satisfied customers. • May act as interim Supervisor in Supervisor’s absence, relay information from upper management to technical staff. • Perform other duties as assigned. Skills and Physical Abilities Required: • Knowledge of field maintenance methods and procedures, inspection practices or procedures, skilled trade and related activities. • Knowledge of departmental procedures and policies. • Plan, assign, and coordinate the work of employees engaged in complex activities, field inspection work, or skilled trades. • Make decisions based on governing laws and regulations; explain policies to crew members. • Make composite detailed reports based on individual reports of crew members. • Ability to provide, as appropriate, those skills and physical abilities expected of crew members. • Ability to work in close, confined spaces, walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk, hear, reach above shoulders, work overhead on ladders and platforms, use fingers and hands with dexterity, and feel and reach with hands and arms. • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Equipment Used: Computer, cell phone, telephone, radio. Non-CDL vehicles and light equipment, including all tools and equipment of the trade(s) to be supervised. If necessary and upon pre-approval by management, incumbent may operate CDL-class vehicles if properly licensed. Safety equipment is provided. Education and Experience Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Good driving record and valid Florida driver’s license. Minimum of three (3) years of experience in City Technical Track position with no performance-related issues, or equivalent experience. Environmental Conditions: Work is primarily performed outside in varying and extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time where employees are exposed to excessively loud noises from construction equipment, exposure to live electricity (up to 480 volts), exposure to live sewer systems, human debris, drug paraphernalia, hot tar and asphalt, heavy equipment, working in and around trenches, hazardous gases, fumes, paint, chemicals and pesticides. Physical effort is required to perform heavy manual labor in confined and cramped spaces and uncomfortable conditions, climb ladders, bend, reach, and stand for long periods of time. Occasional exposure to slippery and/or uneven surfaces; heights above twenty (20) feet; below ground level, with feet, legs and/or hands in water. Occasional exposure to confined spaces. Subject to 24-hour call back for emergency conditions. Appropriate training and safety equipment will be provided for all conditions. Commercial Driver License (CDL): A Commercial Driver License (CDL) is not required for this position. However, if necessary and upon pre-approval by management, incumbent may be assigned to operate CDL-class vehicles. FLSA Status: Non-exempt Bargaining Unit: AFSCME Classification: Essential: This position is an Essential classification and will require employee to report to duty after a hurricane or emergency. Schedule: This position normally works a regular weekday daytime shift and requires scheduled/unscheduled overtime, including evenings, weekends and holidays and/or immediate response to emergency conditions. Supervision Exercised: Technical staff Supervision Received: Supervisor

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $21,000 - $40,000/year

Employer Type: Government Entity

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