Public Works Superintendent
July 28, 2021
Nature of Work: Supervision is exercised over the Public Works Department to include street, drainage, electrical, carpentry, water and wastewater functions. This is physically demanding outdoor labor related to the public works needs of the City. Work also involves attention to budgetary matters and planning of public works activities. Supervision is received from the Maor. Incumbents may be subject to on call status.
Essential functions: (Employees in this classification must be able to perform the following. Physical and mental tasks related to these functions will be required. Additional duties not listed may be required and some positions may be assigned less than all of the functions listed. The following examples do not contain every task that could be reasonably assigned. The absence of a specified task here does not imply the task can not be assigned if related to the nature of work, a logical assignment, or a business necessity.)
Supervises all employees of the Public Works Department. Manages street, drainage, water, sewer, wastewater, electrical, and carpentry work. Manages all operations, maintenance, repair, and construction activities.
Plans public works jobs. Reviews budget and makes recommendations. Recommends purchases of equipment. Maintains departmental equipment. Keeps maintenance and other records.
Oversees trustee work crew.
Assists the Mayor as required. Attends City Council meetings as required.
Performs work in a safe manner, abiding by prescribed procedures to maintain a quality environment. Performs a wide variety of tasks requiring reading, writing, blueprint interpretation, basic math calculations, and conversational French. Reports to work on a timely basis, maintains a good attendance record, and performs related work as required.
Experience in managing operation, maintenance, and repair of public utilities, streets and drainage systems. Ability to read and write. May be required to possess Louisiana water production and distribution certification.
Public Works Superintendent
City of St. Martinville
CLASS TITLE: PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT
BASIC FUNCTION: Plans, organizes and directs the maintenance and repair activities of the City's
public works facilities including streets, equipment, electrical and water distribution and
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This class is distinguished by its responsibility for supervising
and managing all of the maintenance and repair work performed by all Public Works Department
1. Plans, organizes and coordinates the work of the Public Works Division Supervisors engaged in the
maintenance, construction and repair of streets, public buildings, landscaped areas, water and sewer
systems and motorized equipment.
2. Evaluates the effectiveness of preventive maintenance programs for public works facilities and
develops new programs as necessary.
3. Plans, coordinates and supervises the work of subordinate public works maintenance and
4. Trains, evaluates and disciplines subordinate personnel as required.
5. Responsible for the preparation of annual budget for maintenance, repair and construction
activities and maintains actual expenditures within the allocated limits.
6. Develops and implements procedures and policies for the City's maintenance and repair
operations to ensure that services are provided in a timely and efficient manner.
7. Periodically conducts field inspections of City facilities and infrastructure to ensure assets are
properly maintained and repaired; identifies deficiencies; and issues work orders to first line
supervisors to correct these conditions.
8. Inspects damage to City buildings, equipment, and facilities to determine appropriate repairs
and coordinates the repair work.
9. Confers with and keeps the Public Works Director apprised of maintenance, repair and
construction plans, programs and activities.
10. Generates a monthly performance report for the Public Works Director detailing division
workload and work activities.
11. In the absence of a Public Works Division Supervisor, assigns an acting supervisor or
personally serves as the acting supervisor.
12. Is ultimately responsible for all purchases made by maintenance personnel in the Public
13. Is ultimately responsible for the inventory of tools and equipment at the Public Works
14. Is ultimately responsible for timekeeping for all Public Works maintenance employees.
15. Is ultimately responsible for keeping other important Public Works maintenance records.
16. Serves as the lead Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) administrator for
Public Works. Responsibilities shall include record keeping, inspections, and documenting
necessary improvements, and completing modifications to ensure that City facilities, equipment,
and tools are safe and in compliance with all OSHA regulations. The Superintendent shall
remain current on OSHA regulations and implement new standards in Boulder City.
17. Assume ownership of the training program for all Public Works maintenance employees,
including assessing needs, documenting course work, and recommending opportunities, to
ensure employees receive proper training to safely and effectively perform their duties.
18. Is ultimately responsible that all Public Works maintenance employees comply with the
City's Personnel Policies Manual, the Public Works Policy and Procedure Manual, union
contracts, and all Public Works staff directives.
19. Is responsible for the supervision of the Public Works maintenance division supervisors,
building maintenance staff, and division secretary, including all aspects thereof such as recommendations for hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, disciplining, etc.
20. Is ultimately responsible for implementing and enhancing the Public Works Service Request
System and ensures service requests are completed in a timely manner.
21. Works closely with GIS staff to develop and maintain GIS mapping of Public Works
22. Monitors Work-Out-Of-Class assignments to insure their accuracy and insure all Public
Works maintenance employees are fulfilling the duties in their job description.
23. Attends City Council meetings when Public Works items are on the agenda.
24. Ensures good communications systems among all Public Works maintenance personnel.
25. Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints.
26. Performs related duties as may be assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
KNOWLEDGE OF: Materials, methods and tools used in the maintenance, construction and repair of
streets, public buildings, landscaped areas, water and sewer systems and motorized equipment; safe
working practices of public works maintenance trades; motorized equipment capabilities, sizes,
components and applications; principles of organization, administration, supervision, budget and
personnel management; maintenance management systems; and standard office software programs
(Microsoft Office) and other software utilized by the City and Public Works Department.
ABILITY TO: Work from sketches, blueprints, and written or verbal instructions; prepare time and material
estimates on proposed construction and work orders; plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct the work of
others; investigate citizen complaints and maintain good public relations; develop and implement safety
programs; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; maintain records and prepare reports; and
use standard office software programs (Microsoft Office) and other software utilized by the City and Public
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to:
1. Graduation from high school or the equivalent; and
2. Five years of full time supervisory experience in the maintenance, repair, and construction of Public
3. Formal public works and supervisor training, including certificates and college degrees are highly
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Normal office and maintenance yard environment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office and maintenance yard environment.
NOTE: THIS CLASS IS AN EXEMPT POSITION
The City of St. Martinville is a equal opportunity employer
Certified Pool Operator
July 22, 2021
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform task independently
Oversee the implementation of pool property and equipment repairs and preventative maintenance, monitor life safety systems
Oversees and ensures that the administration of the department is in compliance with all corporate and brand standards and all federal, state and local laws
Oversees, delegates, and performs as necessary maintenance and repair work at the pool
Understands pool chemistry and general pool maintenance practices
Completes and maintains certification training in Aquatic Facility Operator and/or Certified Pool Operator programs
Perform tasks efficiently and in compliance with all safety rules and regulations
Uses and reinforces safe chemical handling in addition to following and adhering to MSDS practices and procedures as outlined by GWR standards, OSHA, EPA, Green Seal, and Federal, State, and Local laws
Plans and completes successful annual shutdowns by coordinating with the Aquatics Director
Maintains records and documentation according to corporate, industry, and government standards
Monitor supplies and inventory in a timely and efficient manner, minimizing waste and ensuring that equipment is prepared and operational
Monitors work order volume and prioritizes assignments for team as necessary
Basic Qualifications & Skills
High School Diploma
Working knowledge of chemicals, tools, equipment, and supplies used in providing comprehensive building/pool maintenance services
Successful completions of criminal background check and drug screen
Availability to work flexible hours and varied shifts including weekends and holidays, as required
Able to lift up to 75 lbs.
Able to bend, stretch, and twist
Able to sit or stand for long periods of time
Able to climb multiple flights of stairs on daily basis and walk frequently
The City of St. Martinville is a equal opportunity employer