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Superintendent of Field Operations

Location : Crystal River
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 11266967
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Associate's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
This position involves the daily planning, supervision and coordination of the operations associated with the Department of Public Works. Directly oversees the daily operational tasks performed by the Divisions of Parks, Facilities, Roads and Streets.

Work Schedule: Full - Time, hours not specified

Annual Salary: $42,400.00 - $62,000.00 DOE

(Other duties may be assigned as needed and appropriate.)

  • Coordinate, organize and direct the operation of building maintenance such as custodial maintenance, painting, plumbing, minor electrical repairs, remodeling, alteration, and construction projects. Responsible for job site logistics and operations, traffic control, discipline and record keeping.

  • Schedule and assign projects and inspect work while in progress and upon completion.

  • Inspect facilities and parks for safety hazards and maintenance needs and consider findings and development of work plans.

  • Coordinate, organize and direct grounds maintenance such as mowing and pruning.

  • Oversee landscaping of parks, facilities, cemeteries and other City property as needed.

  • Supervise heavy equipment operators and maintenance workers involved in street repairs and maintenance, excavation, hauling materials, mowing, right of way maintenance, and street sign maintenance.

  • Supervise fleet maintenance for all routine preventive maintenance on City owned equipment.

  • Assign individual tasks at job site.

  • Respond to inquiries from the public. Receive requests for information and complaints; investigate and resolve problems or refer to appropriate source.

  • Evaluate assigned personnel, recommends personnel action for discipline and training.

(Note: These are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position)
Required Qualifications :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, behavior and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • Employment in this position requires a two-year degree from an accredited college or university in construction materials and techniques, civil engineering or related field preferred; and five years of proven supervisory experience in streets, drainage, buildings and parks.

  • A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.


  • Ability to read, comprehend, interpret and administer, including but not limited to regulatory codes, policies, site plans, construction details and specifications and landscapes plans.

  • Ability to read reports and business correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and convey the requirements of pertinent codes and policies both verbally and in written form.


  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, schedule or graphic form.

Travel requirements, Florida Drivers License and Class B CDL required.


  • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards as well as safety precautions of the work place.

  • Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment required in the operation and maintenance of streets, storm systems, traffic control, painting, curbs, and sidewalks.

  • Knowledge of building and facilities maintenance techniques.

  • Skill in planning, developing, a managing a multi-year building maintenance plan.

  • Skills in coordinating facilities maintenance and operation programs and policies with management, staff, contractors, businesses and the community.

  • Skills in training, directing, motivating and managing assigned staff.

  • Ability to analyze problems and arrive at appropriate solutions.

  • Ability to make cost estimates on material needed for projects.

  • Ability to read and interpret basic blueprints and engineering plans.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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 regularly required to speak and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, and crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to fifteen (15) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 mainly works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to extreme heat. The employee occasionally works in high and/or precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Skills :
Civil Engineering Construction Hire, Discharge, Transfer, or Promote project management Supervisory Experience
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