The City of Carlsbad is a scenic coastal community located in North San Diego County along the 78 Corridor. The city's population is nearly 115,000 and covers 40 square miles, nearly 40 percent of which is dedicated to open space, including three lagoons, 46 miles of hiking trails and seven miles of coastline. The City offers its residents an enviable range of opportunities for living and working in a community acknowledged for its high quality of life. Its economy is based on a diverse set of industries that offer a range of career opportunities. Under general direction, to plan, organize, supervise and review the programs and activities of the public works division which may include: operation, maintenance and repair of streets, drainage systems, sewer and water distribution systems, municipal facilities and custodial services; and to do related work as assigned.
Carlsbad - The Community:
This nearly 40 square mile city is ideally situated in north San Diego County with an approximate population of 113,000. It offers a great climate, beautiful beaches, lagoons and abundant natural open space. World class resorts, family attractions, well planned neighborhoods, a diverse business sector and a charming village atmosphere combine to create the ideal California experience.
The Public Works Department:
Taking good care of city facilities, streets, drinking water, recycled water, the wastewater system, traffic, engineering, construction, and environmental management are some of the ways the City of Carlsbad maintains a quality community. These areas of services are often referred to as "Public Works". To learn more please visit: City of Carlsbad - Public Works Department
A Public Works Supervisor may be assigned to various functional areas, such as, utilities, street maintenance, water and sewer operations, or facilities maintenance. Positions at this level are distinguished by their responsibility supervising several different functional areas or typically recognized specialized areas. Under general direction, some basic functions of a Public Works Supervisor are to plan, organize, supervise and review the programs and activities of the assigned division. The current Supervisor vacancy is in the Street and Storm Drain Maintenance Division of Public Works. This Division is responsible for the maintenance of all city owned roadways, curbs and gutters, sidewalks, roadway signage, street lighting, and storm drain conveyance systems. The primary responsibility of this position would be to manage day-to-day operations of the incumbent's assigned lines of business. Currently the position supervises full-time Street Maintenance Workers (I, II & III), and manages various services contracts. The incumbent will be tasked with ensuring the department provides an effective and responsive staff for all maintenance and emergency requirements. Other critical components of the position would be to assure the effectiveness of customer service, equipment maintenance and purchasing, training, production of services and programs, and resource allocation.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four (4) years related experience including supervisory experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience to be successful. Strong knowledge of infrastructure maintenance and repair methods, including excavation and installation; tool use related to the streets maintenance trade; large street maintenance equipment experience; tool safety and tool/equipment purchasing and organization; and materials and supplies knowledge used in street maintenance work is required. An overall strong knowledge of concrete and asphalt maintenance, supervision, scheduling, and service request and work order management is desirable.
EXPECTED TIMELINE (subject to change without notice): Applications are accepted until January 28, 2019 at 5pm Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled for mid February 2019