Posted: 11/26/2023

    Under general direction, to plan, assign, direct, and inspect work of subordinates as well as participate in operating heavy, power-driven, or specialized street and sewer maintenance or construction equipment; performs incidental construction and manual labor as necessary; and performs related duties as required.
    This position typically works a 4/10 workweek from 6am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday. City offices are closed on Fridays. All crew members have the responsibility to work Standby Duties, which consist of a 2 person, 1 week rotation, where they must be available to respond to afterhours and weekend emergency call outs.
    To learn more about this position employee benefits, please see the Memorandum of Understanding for the Municipal Employees' Association:
     Miscellaneous Employees' 

    • This classification is scheduled to receive a wage increase of 3% effective the first full pay period in January 2024.
    • FIRST READ of applications will take place 11/13/23. Applications received on or before the first read date will receive first consideration.
    • This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) or more full-time vacancies. 
    • The eligibility list may be valid for one (1) year, and may also be used to fill future vacancies.


    Key Responsibilities

    The following duties and responsibilities are representative of those typically performed by positions assigned to this classification.   Any single position may not perform all of these duties and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.
    General (applies to all sections): Supervises and participates in the work of subordinates including determining work procedures, schedules, assigning duties, training, assisting in solving work problems, performance evaluations, discipline,  enforcing City regulations and policies, and promoting work efficiency; monitors the quality and quantity of the work of subordinates by reviewing progress to determine if it is done properly and expeditiously; identifies problems in the quantity and quality of work and takes prompt and effective corrective action; identifies methods for meeting service demands through streamlining and improving work methods; ensures work tasks are performed in a safe manner; provides and ensures proper care and use of tools and equipment per guidelines; develops responsibility and teamwork among subordinates in the accomplishment of work tasks; responds to citizens’ inquiries and complaints promptly and courteously; maintains timesheets and records of work done and materials used through asset management program (Cityworks); assists in estimating personnel, equipment, and materials required for specific projects; assists and advises in the development of the sectional expenditure budget; organizes biweekly meetings, including safety topics; supervises the placement of traffic control at work sites, the use of protective garments, and monitors all required certifications to perform work assignments; and performs related work as required.
    Streets section:  Supervises maintenance, repair, and improvement of City streets, curbs, gutters, open channels (natural and lined waterways), and related right-of-ways improvements; oversees and operates heavy power-driven equipment, such as motor graders, dozers, large rollers, and similar types of equipment used in maintenance and construction work; operates specialized street maintenance equipment; supervises and assists in breaking up concrete, cutting and preparing streets for patches, filling or maintaining the City streets and other paved surfaces; oversees citywide quarterly streetlight check, excavations, back-filling trenches, street sweepers, and quality of life crews.
    Wastewater section:  Supervises the use of testing equipment to identify the presence of dangerous gases in manholes; oversees cleaning of  underground pipes to clear debris such as grease, sand, roots, and rocks using hand tools, jet rodder, and mechanical rodding equipment;  supervises and assists with cleaning and flushing catch basins, BMP’s, and culverts of debris assuring stormwater collection elements are capable of receiving and flowing properly; oversees the evaluation of underground systems through field observation and CCTV efforts; sets and collects charts from wastewater flow measurement equipment; assists in the development of equipment and material purchases for wastewater maintenance and repair; operates and maintains City pump stations.


    1. Graduation from high school or successful completion of a GED; AND 
    2. Four (4) years of skilled public works maintenance, construction, or repair of streets and related right-of-ways improvements experience, INCLUDING extensive experience in equipment operation, AND 
    3. One (1) year of lead worker or supervisory experience.
    • One (1) year of sewer/wastewater, street pavement and/or sidewalks, or traffic painting related work experience (based on section assignment).
    • Possession of a valid California Class A driver’s license. 
    • Proof of Certification/Degree/Transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
      1. If your college degree is from a school outside of the United States you may be required to certify that your degree is equivalent to a degree obtained in the United States. The following are a few recognized credential evaluation agencies: www.naces.org, www.aice-eval.org or www.aacrao.org. The City of National City does not recommend or endorse any particular evaluation service.
      2. Note: Processing times and costs will vary so individuals may want to check several services to determine which one best meets their needs.
    Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nationalca/jobs/4194448/public-works-crew-supervisor/apply?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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