The City of Grants Pass is looking to fill a Water Distribution Superintendent position for the Public Works Department. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, an effective communicator, experienced in managing multiple contracts and varied tasks, and have a strong leadership presence. The Superintendent will be approachable, effective under pressure, and will possess the ability to find appropriate solutions when issues arise.
Incumbents in this position will have knowledge of principals in; Water distribution, construction, maintenance, water system repair; scheduling techniques; training; safety ,customer services; and math. Skill in: Supervising and evaluating staff; prioritizing and assigning work; installing and repairing various equipment; providing customer service; troubleshooting and performing maintenance; operating related equipment such as forklifts and boom trucks; budgeting and purchasing, contract letting and oversight, working with the development community. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors and the public.
The Superintendent will manage and evaluate safety, training, and security policies and procedures. Investigates accidents and claims and implements modifications as required. Conducts staff safety meetings and ensures safety inspections are conducted as required. Conforms with all safety rules and performs work in a safe manner. Ensures staff maintains a safe working environment and compliance with Federal, State, County and City health and safety guidelines and regulations.
Incumbents will be responsible to plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of staff. Performs personnel duties such as selection, evaluation of performance, discipline, and termination of employees. Evaluates and makes effective recommendations in hiring and termination decisions. Counsels employees as appropriate. Provides career development opportunities for staff. Develops processes that involve employees in decision making. Implements and communicates goals and expectations for staff performance. Ensures appropriate training is provided.