Maintenance & Operations Supervisor

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Closes Sunday 02/28/2021 at 10:00 PM Pacific Time

Monthly Salary - $6,691.58 - $8,651.25

Annual Salary - $80,299.00 - $103,815.00

Maintenance & Operations Department, Arlington, Washington


This individual plans, organizes, schedules, and directs personnel to perform the operation and maintenance activities for the City, including streets, storm water collection system, parks, airport, facilities, and cemetery.  Participates in short- and long-range planning. Supervises employees; monitors operations and equipment budgets; establishes and maintains relationships with contractors, vendors, and other organizations.

Examples of Duties:

  • Able to perform all functions of assigned staff.
  • Assist in preparing project-specific and annual budgets; review monthly budget reports and approve/code invoices.
  • Allocate duties and job assignments to employees as necessary. Ensure sufficient and accurate information is provided with the assignments so work can be accomplished safely, efficiently and to appropriate specifications. Prepare and process department timesheets and maintain a leave calendar.
  • Perform and/or participate in the development, adoption and implementation of programs such as sign maintenance management, health and safety, and maintenance tasks of the assigned divisions.
  • Perform visual inspection of all facilities and document areas that need attention. Prioritize and schedule tasks accordingly.
  • Create and track work orders and schedule and direct assigned staff, resources, and equipment to respond appropriately.
  • Check work of assigned employees for accuracy; proper work methods and techniques; and compliance with applicable safety requirements, policies, specifications, and regulations.
  • Recommend staffing levels and use of contract services, supplies, materials, and equipment required to deliver City services and complete maintenance, repairs, and capital improvements to City infrastructure and facilities. Make operating and project budget recommendations and monitor expenditures for assigned division.
  • Maintain department's compliance with City administrative and operating policies and procedures.
  • Perform all work in accordance with sound safety practices and procedures.
  • Required to know how to safely use, maintain and train others on the safe use of a variety of common and specialized hand tools and power tools and motorized equipment, vehicles and accessories including, but not limited to passenger vehicles with manual and automatic transmissions, single and tandem axle dump trucks, grader, street sweeper, bucket truck, tractor, mowers of all sizes, ballfield groomer, trailers, water and spray tanks, thermolay machine, roller chipper, sander, and snowplow.
  • Attendance at meetings outside of regular working hours may be required. Individual may be required to work irregular shifts, weekends, holidays, and/or be on-call to accommodate work schedules, community events, weather events and/or emergencies.
  • Act as department purchasing agent for supplies, materials, vendor services, and equipment.
  • Develop standards, specifications, requirements, bid documents, and/or contracts for vendor services and equipment. Receive price quotes for services and/or equipment. Monitor vendor performance, administer terms of agreements, and approve payments for work completed.
  • Review construction plans, drawings and specifications for City-sponsored capital improvement projects and private development.
  • Prepare written documentation, correspondence and reports; make oral presentations; attend staff, vendor, public, management, Committee, and or Council meetings as required.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all City departments, co-workers, supervisors, customers, citizen groups, volunteers, and the public in general.
  • As required, coordinate work activities with other City departments, representatives of local, state, and federal agencies, citizens, and equipment suppliers.
  • Respond to all public inquiries and concerns in a courteous manner. Assure that citizen complaints relating to an assigned activity are investigated and resolved.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
  • Hire, assign work, supervise, train, promote, transfer, lay off, discipline, and handle grievances of assigned staff.
  • Predictable and regular attendance required.
  • Independent judgment and discretion required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Sufficient field experience to acquire extensive working knowledge of the methods, techniques, materials, tools, equipment, safety procedures, and regulations pertaining to the assigned division.
  • Ability to plan and schedule preventive maintenance programs for assigned division.
  • Thorough knowledge of work hazards and safety procedures and cognizance of public safety matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to assign work and to lead assigned employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and personal initiative to solve problems and perform complex and difficult work.
  • Knowledge of functions and operation methods of equipment used in all phases of the skill area.
  • Ability to understand, follow and communicate oral and written instructions and/or accurately relate information to others.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical materials such as plans, blueprints, specifications, and regulations pertaining to assigned division.
  • Possess computer skills with programs such as Microsoft Office software, GIS database management, Portal asset management software (or similar asset management software), and learn other programs as necessary.
  • Ability to proficiently and safely operate all hand and small power tools and motorized equipment used in assigned division.
  • Ability to manage work effectively and to supervise the work activities of assigned employees.
  • Physical strength and ability sufficient to perform manual labor for extended periods of time under dirty and uncomfortable conditions in all types of weather.
  • Requires continuous physical effort including frequent bending, walking, climbing, and manipulation and lifting of city equipment up to 60 pounds.
  • Requires visual and hearing acuity and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to drive city vehicles including cars, trucks and heavy equipment.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible field maintenance experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.
  • Current First Aid and/or CPR Certification.
  • Valid Washington State Flagging Card.
  • Individuals may be required to obtain certification and/or advanced training as part of their current or future job requirements.
  • Valid, Class B Washington State Commercial Driver's License with tanker endorsement and without air brake restriction, and a driving record acceptable to the City.
  • Successfully pass a WSP WATCH background check.
6205 188th Pl NE, Arlington, Arlington Full-time
Snohomish County Only This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County
Yearly Salary $85,000 - $94,999
Estimated Start Date 2021/04/01
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