Assistant Superintendent of Streets


Organization : City of Elmhurst
Job Category : Fleet Services
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Elmhurst
Salary and Benefits : $68,777 - $89,410 DOQ

City of Elmhurst

Employment Opportunity

Assistant Superintendent of Streets

Public Works Department, Street Maintenance Division

The City of Elmhurst has a professional career opportunity for an Assistant Superintendent of Streets in the Public Works Department, Street Maintenance Division. This is a responsible supervisory position in the preventative maintenance, repair, safety, inspection and construction of municipal streets and alley right-of-ways for the City.


  • Oversee work crew activities engaged in street repairs, snow removal, and street cleaning.
  • Prioritize and assign work projects, coordinating staff schedules.
  • Inspect work to verify that all phases are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Monitor work sites ensuring compliance with standards and safety.
  • Properly maintain & operate equipment.
  • Promote & maintain responsive employee, customer and community relations.
  • Plan daily activities for employees and evaluate employees on an annual basis.
  • Responsible for coordination of all salting and plowing operations. 

Required Skills/Education/Experience:

  • Knowledge of street maintenance and operations, including snow removal.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles, methods, materials and practices of street maintenance.
  • Ability to supervise and promote strong teams.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies 24/7, recognize and assess problems and perform repairs.
  • Associates Degree in a related field, Public Works Certification or equivalent training &experience.
  • Four years supervisory experience in street maintenance or related field.
  • Ability to obtain a CDL driver's license.

Starting Annual Salary Range: $68,777-$89,410 DOQ plus excellent benefit package. 

Must respond to overtime-emergency calls and be on-site for snow removal operations.  

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.  Only on-line job applications are accepted.  Complete application online at JOBS or direct link:

Employment Offers are subject to successful completion of background check, drug screen, and physical. 

Position open until filled – first review of applications May 23, 2018.

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