Street Supervisor

Job Notice

The City of Ashland has an opening for a Supervisor in the Street Department. This person reports to Jason Counts, Director of Parks/Interim Director of City Services.

 Applications with resumes will be accepted from July 1, 2019 until July 15, 2019 in the Human Resources Department (8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday)

What You'll Do:
1) Supervise an experienced workforce, supplemented by seasonal and temporary workers in a variable, fast-paced environment
2) Set strategic, "big-picture" goals and communicate them with stakeholders
3) Organize, prioritize, and delegate routine tasks and special projects to work crew, with a strong demand for high quality, organized, and repeatable results
4) Follow-up closely on assigned tasks to ensure standards and schedules are met; performs progress checks on work crews in the field
5) Ensure that all staff members are trained on OSHA, state and federal guidelines, City policies and procedures, make ongoing training and skills development a priority for self and staff

6) Prepare and maintain records, reports, and other documentation (e.g. time cards, time off requests, performance management tasks, work assignments, etc.)
7) Operate trucks and other equipment and perform manual labor to assist crew when necessary

An ideal candidate:

1) is self-assured, self-disciplined, and works with a sense of urgency
2) takes pride in quality, timely work
3) sets specific goals and standards for self and crew and who will influence cew to work to a high standard
4) can learn quickly, thoroughly, and detail
5) can multi-task, is adaptable, and is comfortable with changing conditions and priorities when "something comes up," and is available for intermittent call-back and overtime
6) has excellent communication skills with direct reports, supervisor, across departments, and with the public. Customer service is second only to safety.
7) can make independent decisions, weighing risks against benefits, and take responsibility for them; will collaborate with others on decisions when appropriate
8) has basic computer skills for communication, time keeping, record keeping, reporting, budgeting, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:
1) Completion of secondary education (diploma or GED), experience as a crew leader or supervisor, or equivalent combination of training and experience
2) Must have a valid OH driver license, Class A CDL, Preferred. (Must attain a Class A CDL with in 6 months of employment, if you do not have one)
3) Must be and remain insurable under the City's vehicle insurance policy


Compensation and Benefits
1) Wages start at $20/hour, year round work, no planned furloughs!
2) Pension membership (Ohio Public Employee's Retirement System)
3) Eligible for insurance upon hire with no waiting period (i.e. insurance starts your first day) and includes:

  • Health (substantially subsidized by the employer) Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • $40K Life Insurance paid for by the City
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance available for purchase
  • Voluntary FSA
  • Voluntary 457 plan (similar to a 401k)

4) Paid Time Off includes:

  • 2 weeks vacation (prorated at anniversary date, then full 2 weeks on January 1st the following year_
  • Sick leave is earned at a rate of 4.6 hrs per 80 hrs worked
  • 10 paid holidays


How to apply

Submit application with resume to Human Resources and complete a skills assessment by July 15, 2019. (A link to the skills assessment will be emailed to you after we receive your application and resume.)

Click here for a link to the application

City of Ashland
attn: Human Resources
206 Claremont Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805