** Two positions available! **
About City of Lake Stevens
Lake Stevens is a vibrant and growing community - the second fastest-growing city in Snohomish County - with a population of over 35,000 and plans for annexation in early 2021, which would make us the 4th largest city in the county.Lake Stevens is generally a residential community with access to numerous commercial, retail and recreational opportunities. Of course, the crown jewel of the community is the lake itself, which boasts some of the greatest water recreational opportunities in the county. Lake Stevens is also uniquely situated, being close to the lake, ocean, and Cascade mountains, to take advantage of many outdoor activities. The Lake Stevens Schools are excellent and coupled with a city priority of parks and increased walkability, makes Lake Stevens an ideal place to raise a family.
The City of Lake Stevens operates under the mayor-council system. The city’s motto, “One Community Around the Lake”, embodies our quality of life, top-ranked school district, and the City Council’s commitment to providing excellent services and amenities for its residents.
Why City of Lake Stevens?
These two positions are new to the Public Works department. Incumbents can expect to work in the following areas:
Field Supervisor - Streets: Supervising, training and coordinating the work for crews tasked in grading, surface treatment, graveling, sweeping/cleaning, striping, winder sanding, and other related work of public streets.
Field Supervisor - Storm: Supervising, training and coordinating the work for crews tasked in cleaning, maintaining, repairing, infrastructure installation, and other related work of public storm water facilities.
Under the direction of the Public Works Operations Manager, the incumbent will supervise, plan, organize, and coordinate the operations and activities of one of the following assigned areas within the Operations Division of the Public Works Department: Maintenance of Streets/Facilities, Storm Water Collection/Fleet Maintenance, or Maintenance of Parks. The incumbent will train, supervise, assign, and review the work of assigned personnel and assure efficient and effective functioning of the Public Works Operations Division.
Work is performed under limited supervision. The Public Works Operations Manager provides the incumbent with overall objectives and resources available. The incumbent and Public Works Operations Manager work together to develop the deadlines, projects, and work to be completed. The incumbent is responsible for the work, plans and ensure the team out the assignment, resolves most conflicts that arise, coordinates work with others, and interprets policies on own initiative in terms of established objectives. Incumbent keeps the Public Works Operations Manager informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or far reaching implications. Work is reviewed in terms of feasibility, compatibility with other work, or effectiveness of results.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -- Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is primarily performed outdoors, subject to travelling by City vehicle from site to site several times each day. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; regularly works in outside weather conditions, and exposed to changing weather conditions such as rain, sun, and snow; and regularly works in confined spaces, pits, open excavations, and heavy vehicle traffic areas on urban streets. The incumbent is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration and frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The incumbent is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock; and occasionally works in extreme cold, extreme heat, and on elevated reservoirs. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud while operating machinery or working near equipment.
The incumbent may also be required to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays; subject to call back after normal work hours for emergency work. The incumbent may be required to carry a city phone after hours and on weekends. The incumbent may be required to work alone during work hours and on emergency call outs after hours. The incumbent may also be exposed to individuals who are irate or hostile.
Education, Training and Experience GuidelinesSUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Education: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible Public Works operation, maintenance or construction experience, or experience in the construction industry, or experience in parks maintenance; and a minimum of three (3) years in a lead/supervisory capacity.
Or: Any combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job, may be substituted for these qualifications.Skilled in:
LICENSE, CERTIFICATE and OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
The City of Lake Stevens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
There are no limitations to who's a best fit to serve this community. If we contact you for an interview and you need specific accommodations, please let us know. We're happy to make the arrangements. We’ll need to know ten (10) days in advance to make sure we get you situated, so Human Resources at (425) 622-9400. You're also welcome to mail your request to City of Lake Stevens Human Resources, P.O. Box 257, Lake Stevens, WA 98258; or email to HR@lakestevenswa.gov.
|2306 131st Ave NE, Lake Stevens||
|Snohomish County Only||This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County|
|Yearly Salary||$85,000 - $94,999|
|Estimated Start Date||2021/06/01|
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