The City of Ironton
Katrina Keith, Benefit Specialist
Ironton City Center, 301 south 3rd St., P.O. Box 704, Ironton, OH 45638
Phone: (740) 532-3833 - Fax: (740) 532-7556 - email:
Job Description - Street Flood Sanitation Superintendent
FLOODWALL SUPERINTENDENT: NATURE OF WORK
This is a responsible position under the administrative direction of the Mayor. Work entails responsibility for maintenance, testing, and operations of flood control for the city of Ironton. This position holds responsibility for short and long range floodwall control development with the knowledge of Flood Control Regulations, in addition with the understanding to follow regulations of Title 33, Chapter 2 part 208 of the Flood Control Regulations, Maintenance, and Operations of Flood Control Works.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK
In the event of a flood, the superintendent will monitor the river and set procedures for closing of sluice gates, and placing pump stations in operation with assignment of personnel. The superintendent will notify the appropriate City, State and Federal agencies. The superintendent will patrol the dike and check for any cracks, settling, or cave-ins. The superintendent will be in charge of the supervising operations of pump stations at all times.
During non flood conditions, the superintendent will be responsible for all testing and maintenance of pump stations, levee, sluice gates, and relief wells in accordance with the Army Corps of Engineers Manual. The superintendent will determine when to mow floodwall.
The superintendent will inspect any construction or maintenance work contracted for and his approval of this inspection is required prior to payment.
The superintendent must have knowledge of Federal, State, and Municipal regulations pertaining to flood control.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILL
Considerable knowledge of electrical, mechanical, structural, and landscaping of flood control procedures.
Knowledge of record keeping.
Ability to supervise his personnel. Ability to present and control his budget.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
High school diploma with training in flood control.
Experience in the operations of electrical equipment and mechanical operations.
Certification as an electrical safety inspector or have ability to acquire certification.
STREET/SANITATION SUPERINTENDENT NATURE OF WORK
This is supervisory work in directing a large-scale labor operations under the direction of the Mayor. Work involves responsibility for supervising employees engaged in the collection and disposal of refuse, the maintenance and cleaning of streets and related public works activities. The employee performs some office work in the preparation of records and report, though is generally in the field observing and directing the various operations. Work is subject to field review by an administrative superior, and is also reviewed through evaluation of records and the complaints of the public.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK
●Assigns and supervises work of laborers, truck drivers, and equipment operators in the repair and maintenance of streets and alleys, for the removal of leaves, snow, ice, and sanding or salting icy streets (with all other street operations).
●Plans, assigns, and supervises work in the maintenance, repair, and inspection of sewers and inlets, ditching and grading of open drains and all other related parts of the sewer system.
●Supervise laborers and truck drivers engaging in the collection of refuse, makes tours of collection routes; observes the manner in which collection crews operate; adjust routes and scheduling of collections as may be necessary.
●Insures sanitary standards are maintained.
●Inspects automotive and other equipment; supervises servicing, cleaning, and maintenance of vehicles and equipment; reports on need for major repairs to equipment.
●Answers complaints by public regarding refuse collection, street conditions; also inspects pavements for needed repairs and rebuilding; confers with Department Head to determine the location of repairs and the materials, equipment, and methods to be applied.
●Maintains records and prepares reports.
●Performs related work as required.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
●Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment commonly used in municipal public works and refuse collection activities.
●Knowledge of the hazards present in the work, and of necessary safety precautions.
●Knowledge of the basic principles of civil engineering as applied to street and sewer construction and maintenance.
●Knowledge of current contract language between AFSCME and the City of Ironton.
●Ability to plan, lie out, and supervise the work of several crews of unskilled and semi-skilled workers and equipment operators, and to obtain effective results while maintaining established schedules.
●Ability to keep time, material, and production records, and to prepare reports.
●Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and the general public.
REOUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
●Progressively responsible experience in public works construction and labor operations, including some supervisory experience, and possession of a standard high school diploma or GED.
●Must possess a valid State of Ohio driver's license with commercial drivers endorsement (CDL), and be insurable under the City of Chillicothe's fleet insurance coverage.