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Open Date 8/4/2020  
Close Date Until filled  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Non-Bargaining  
Division Public Works  
Location Division of Streets & Sewers - Office of Streets  
Reports To Director of Streets & Sewers  
Schedule Monday-Thursday, 6:30am-4:30 pm. Hours may vary based on departmental needs.  
Pay Rate $64,000-$69,000/yr.  

Position is responsible for managing, planning and executing the operations of the Bureau of Streets. Oversees all activities related to the maintenance and repair of City Streets, including milling & paving, pothole patching and crack-sealing. Helps oversee snow removal activities during winter weather.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Supervises all street maintenance and repair operations.
• Supervises the planning and scheduling of daily and weekly assignments for a variety of crews, Supervisors, equipment, operators, and laborers.
• Supervises the processing of all complaints and reported problems and reviews related reports.
• Responsible for hiring of new employees and addressing all personnel related problems and disciplinary actions.
• Responsible for doing evaluations on all Superintendents and Supervisors.
• Responsible for overseeing job injury reports and accident reports.
• Responds to concerns and complaints from residents regarding Street maintenance and repair issue.
• Assists the Director in annual budgeting and monitors street material accounts.
• Monitors all inventory including tools, equipment, vehicles and raw materials.
• Supervises the requisitioning of raw materials, tools and equipment.
• Assists the Director of Finance in the preparation of the annual operational budget for the Street Department.
• Assists the Engineering Office in the preparation of the Annual Operational Report for the State Board of Accounts; Collaborates with the Engineering Office in Street assessment and other functions.

• Assumes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Requirements

• High school diploma required with college degree preferred.
• Proven experience in increasingly responsible positions in street maintenance, public construction, and/or public administration.

• Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in governing municipal streets.
• Knowledge of principles of public administration.
• Knowledge in the design and State specifications required to meet industry standards in the construction of a City street.
• Knowledge in pavement markings and roadway signs.
• Ability to supervise and coordinate the entire bureau; its many employees and its various activities
• Ability to maintain exact and comprehensive records of expenses, finances, payroll, work projects, job performance and absenteeism, and tools, equipment, conditions, maintenance, and repairs.
• Ability to prepare reports and budgets
• Ability to use sound judgement and to advise top management in matters of procedures and policies.
• Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations.
• Proficient in computer programs and applications with emphasis in spreadsheets and word processing.

Class A Commercial Driver’s License with the following endorsements:
• Air Brake and general knowledge
• Combination vehicle
• Tanker

Computer, Bureau of Streets vehicles & equipment as needed.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work is performed in a normal office environment, sitting primarily. On occasion it may be required to research information in different areas / buildings. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in the office. Entire office is smoke free.

Required Pre-employment drug screen  
About the Organization South Bend is the economic, educational, media, and cultural hub of a multi-county region spanning the Michigan-Indiana border. It's the fourth-largest city in Indiana with over 100,000 residents. South Bend's flourishing collegiate community and burgeoning tech industry have built upon the foundation of the city's industrial past to create a vibrant present and a promising future. The city's 14 institutions of higher learning, including the internationally renowned University of Notre Dame, infuse South Bend with creative energy in the arts, business, and technology. Combined with recent economic growth, strong neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, exciting recreational opportunities, and thriving arts venues make South Bend a fabulous place to live, work, and, play.

***AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.***  
EOE Statement EOE/ADA Statement

The City of South Bend provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application/hiring process should contact the Legal Department's ADA Compliance Officer at and Office of Human Resources at to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The City of South Bend seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality public safety officers, staff and administration. The City of South Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented candidates and others that will enhance our community in compliance with EO No. 1-2016 Section 1. Moreover, the City of South Bend prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  

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