The Village of Moweaqua is seeking to hire a Street and Alley Superintendent. The job description and application may be viewed below. Applications must be received by April 26th, 2019.
JOB TITLE: Street Superintendent
DEPARTMENT: Street and Alley
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Mayor and Village Trustees
DIRECTION OF OTHERS: Street & Water Assistant and part-time help
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: High School Graduate
Shall have at least 5 years of experience, in street maintenance, ability to operate
all types of heavy equipment, and a working knowledge and experience in
mechanical repair. This position requires an extensive background check.
NATURE OF WORK: Supervises the work of several employees, and
participates in the performance of various street repair and maintenance
activities. Operates heavy equipment when required.
WORK PERFORMED/AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Coordinates on the job tasks with equipment operators
A. Assigns work tasks to equipment operators.
B. Insures that materials are on the work site for daily use.
II. Responsible for safe and efficient operation of various heavy and light equipment
used in maintaining municipal streets.
A. Operates equipment such as front end loaders, road graders, back hoe, boom
truck, roller, snowplows, chip spreaders, street sweeper, leaf vacuum, snow
blower, water truck and other equipment.
B. Hauls gravel, snow and bituminous (asphalt) products.
C. Patches holes in streets and repairs service cuts.
D. Applies seal coat asphalt and rock.
E. Plows and removes snow from streets, alleys and parking lots
F. Grades and sands streets.
G. Cleans catch basins and storm sewers and flushes streets
H. Follows applicable safety practices and insures said practices are followed.
I. Street sign maintenance.
J. Maintain culverts, ditches and storm sewer repairs
K. Tree maintenance.
L. Road closure control.
M. Brush and Leaf pick-up program.
N. Mosquito control – must maintain license.
O. Tree Park maintenance.
P. Street light, welcome signs and uptown maintenance.
III. Performs field maintenance on heavy equipment as to assure completion of projects.
A. Makes necessary adjustments on equipment.
B. Makes repairs and replaces broken or worn parts.
C Adds grease and oil to equipment as necessary.
IV. Performs maintenance and repair in shop to insure readiness of equipment.
V. Assists Water Superintendent as needed.
VI. Performs all other job-related activities as directed
A. Provides budgetary recommendations to the finance committee.
B. Informs finance committee of all operations on a regular basis.
C. Able to perform and direct any function within the street department.
EXTENT AND TYPE OF INTERACTION WITH THE PUBLIC:
I. Develops public understanding of work and activities of the division.
A. Answers citizen questions and request for materials and information regarding
streets as directed.
B. Follows up on citizen complaints in areas pertaining to the village.
C. Maintains good relations with the public in the course of performing duties.
D. Notifies emergency/protective services and the media of street closings.
REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS:
I. Must possess a valid Illinois Class B CDL driver’s license with air brake endorsement
II. Must possess or acquire a Class B water treatment license within (3) three
years after employment.
III. Must possess or acquire a Class 4 wastewater license within (3) three years
IV. Must possess or acquire public applicators license (mosquito) within (1) one
year after employment.
EQUIPMENT AND TOOL OPERATION:
I. Employee must be capable of operating miscellaneous tools and equipment
relative to this position which shall include but may not be limited to: Motor
vehicles, road construction equipment, road maintenance equipment,
communication equipment. computers, copy machines. fax machines, measuring
devices, and calculators
WORKING HOURS AND CONDITIONS:
I. The normal week will generally consist of (40) Forty hours, Monday through
Friday when possible. Employee may work extended hours, emergency call outs,
and on weekends and holidays and as needed to monitor treatment facilities.
All Village Department Personnel are on Twenty-four (24) hour call to report to work.
II. Machine shop environment and construction job site activities, which may
include walking, climbing, and bending, in a normal construction environment.
This may include exposure to the natural elements, dust, insects, and conditions
that could be hazardous or dangerous relative to construction sites.
III. As approved by the board of trustees and subject to the availability of funds,
continuing education and training will be provided to ensure a competent level of
ability to perform this position and to allow maintenance of required licenses
I. Employee must live with 10 miles of the Village of Moweaqua
II. Employee must pass physical & drug screening.
In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act the following
represents the Physical and Environmental Demands: This position requires
an equal amount of time spent standing, walking, and sitting. Lifting,
pushing/pulling, or carrying objects weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds is
sometimes required, with a maximum of forty (40) pounds infrequently required.
Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, and bending are
sometimes required. Repetitive movements of the hands are sometimes
required. Audio, visual, and verbal functions are essential functions to performing
this position. Most of the workday is spent outdoors.