Streets Superintendent


Organization : City of Woodstock
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Woodstock
Salary and Benefits : Between $62,712.00 and $97,364.80





Job Summary:

The City of Woodstock is accepting applications for a Street Superintendent with the Public Works Department. This full-time supervisory position provides direction and oversight to the City and Street Division Staff to ensure the necessary maintenance of City streets, rights-of-way, and drainage ways is performed, and that these areas are kept in safe and efficient operational condition. The position acts under the general direction of the Assistant Public Works Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Supervises construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, curb/gutter, sidewalks, storm drainage systems, traffic control devices, street lights, and right-of-way. Prioritizes projects, allocates resources, and inspects work.

  2. Holds supervisory responsibility for Street Division employees. Plans and schedules work activities, as well as providing assistance with hiring, evaluations, promotions, discipline, new employee orientation and training needs.

  3. Receives and responds to public inquiries and customer service requests regarding street and right-of-way repairs; notifies customers of action to be taken and the timeframe within which the work will be completed.

  4. Orders parts, supplies, tools and materials for the Street division. Maintains accurate inventory of such purchases.

  5. Develops, collects, and models activity-tracking information in conjunction with established performance measures.

  6. Coordinates street equipment maintenance and repair with Fleet Superintendent.

  7. Develops and implements annual snow plan for maintaining the City’s roadways and keeping them passable for motorists, clearing snow from public parking lots, and snow removal services in the downtown business district. Monitors weather conditions, prepares plan for each event, mobilizes response crew and provides direct instruction as needed.

  8. Develops, implements and manages a city-wide collection of leaves from City streets annually.

  9. Prepares and administers the Street Maintenance Division’s capital improvement plan (CIP) and annual budget. Prepares purchase orders, reviews and approves expenditures.

  10. Responds to emergencies involving streets and rights-of-way, takes action for repair or replacement. Assigns employees for after-hours emergencies. Performs daily onsite inspections to ensure assignments are completed efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with safety procedures. Performs job safety analysis and prepares divisional reports.

  11. Reviews street and right-of-way construction plans. Assists with street and right-of-way issues in community development and new subdivision construction. Comments on plans, recommends changes, prepares bid documents.

  12. Serves as the City’s advisor in Work Zone Safety.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Associate Degree in civil engineering, construction management, public administration or related field.

  2. Minimum of five (5) years of street maintenance/construction/utility experience.

  3. Demonstrated involvement in a leadership role for a minimum of two (2) years.

  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Solid computer skills with MS Office.

  5. Valid Illinois class B commercial driver’s license with air brakes endorsement and good driving record.

  6. Ability to obtain Illinois Commercial Pesticide Applicator License within six months.

Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary for this position is between $62,712.00 and $97,364.80 and is commensurate with experience. Additionally, an excellent benefits package is provided.          

Application Process:

An application for this position may be obtained from the City’s website at A current resume, cover letter, a completed City of Woodstock job application including three (3) professional references and a salary history MUST BE EMAILED to: . The City reserves the right to select only the most qualified applicants for submission of a written assessment and interview. If you do not have access to a personal computer or the internet, please visit your local library. The City reserves the right to select only the most qualified applicants for an interview. The City of Woodstock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

DEADLINE:  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 5:00pm

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