Job Specifications

Class Code: MV8 
Date Originated: 8/79 
Date Revised:  



Under direction, to plan, organize and direct the County road maintenance program; to direct, through subordinate supervisors, the work of a large staff engaged in a wide variety of road maintenance and road repair activities; and to do other work as required.

Typical Tasks

Plans and coordinates work of County road districts and specialized maintenance section; determines priorities of special projects and road improvements; estimates man hours, equipment costs and material costs for special projects, routine road maintenance and work requested by other County departments; patrols roads to review completed work and work in progress; prepares weekly progress reports on maintenance activities; investigates com plaints from the public regarding hazardous road conditions or activities of road crews and determines appropriate action; conducts staff meetings to discuss current work projects and coordinate use of heavy equipment; confers with subordinate supervisors and other departmental staff on injury accidents and safety hazards; conducts periodic training sessions on safety practices; handles personnel problems; attends meetings and conferences; maintains records on divisional operations; prepares correspondence and reports.

Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California operator's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Employment Standards



Ability to:

Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge and abilities would be:

Six years of experience in road maintenance or construction work, including two years performing duties comparable to those of a Public Works Supervisor in Santa Cruz County or performing duties which would demonstrate application or possession of the knowledge's and abilities listed for Road Superintendent in Santa Cruz County.