The Superintendent of Streets plans, organizes, and administers the activities of the Streets Division of the Department of Public Works. The division is responsible for cleaning, construction, repair, maintenance, and inspection of city streets, waterways, bridges, storm sewers, and alleys, and all public grounds, including mowing, street trees and landscaping within public spaces (not including Park Property). This position will lead 5 different area's within the Street's division and will lead 120 employees.
The Street Operations division is a maintenance and project-driven operation. Street Operations mixes in-house work with contracted work to perform core functions, such as filling potholes, rehabilitating roadway surfaces, maintaining flow in stormwater channels, repairing trip hazards in sidewalks, patching utility cuts, upkeep of Hazelwood Cemetery, maintenance of public grounds, and completing various other projects. During the winter and severe weather events, the division will stop project activities and road maintenance to address emergency work such as snow removal, flooding, and other storm related events.
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All applications received by Friday, April 16, 2021 are guaranteed review for consideration.
Experience, Education, and Training
Typically requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Management, or a related discipline;
Five years of increasingly responsible professional supervisory experience in street management activities.
A Professional Engineer's (PE) License, as issued by the Missouri State Board of Registration, is desirable;
Must possess a valid driver's license.
About City of Springfield
City of Springfield, Missouri
The City of Springfield offers challenging employment opportunities for people interested in careers in public service. The City has more than 400 job classifications which offer qualified applicants a variety of opportunities to develop careers in their areas of interest.
The City operates under a merit system which has established guidelines for the use in the selection, compensation and discipline of its employees. The City is fully committed to a policy of hiring without regard to age, sex, color, race, religion, national origin, or disability as prescribed by federal and state laws.
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