Field Operations Supervisor

Recruitment #1809-FOSUPVCPP3-003

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

JOB OVERVIEW

Performs supervisory duties directing activities of work crew in construction, repair, maintenance, equipment operations and landscaping functions

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience as a supervisor of a construction, maintenance or landscaping crew; and
A valid Driver License or Commercial Driver License (CDL).

OR

An equivalent combination of education (Not less than a high school diploma/GED,) training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted above; and
A valid Driver License or Commercial Driver License (CDL).

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals

WORK CATEGORY

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Able to bend and kneel with regularity.
  • Ability to safely travel on foot through an unpaved natural environment.
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions in a subtropical climate in multiple local terrains. 
  • Ability to work around a diverse environment that may include snakes, spiders and other wildlife.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below:

    • Supervises the work of one or more crews engaged in any of the following activities: the application of slag to road beds; the maintenance and construction of wooden bridges; the laying of culverts and drain pipes; the building, dismantling, and rebuilding of fences; the patching of paved roads; the cleaning of buildings and grounds; the clearing of rights of way; the installation, repair, and maintenance of water and wastewater lines, meters and force mains; the operation of machines for painting road center lines; the installation and repair of irrigation systems; the planting, care and maintenance of lawns, plants, trees, and shrubs; the application of fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides; and grafting, plant propagation, and landscaping.
    • Supervises a crew of prisoners, community service workers or work release persons engaged in construction, maintenance or equipment operation.
    • Provides training, guidance, and assistance to subordinates.
    • Helps resolve job related problems; and reviews work for compliance with plans, codes, standards and regulations.
    • Requisitions necessary tools, supplies, materials, and equipment needed for job completion.
    • Maintains operational records and prepares special and routine reports.
    • Enforces the observance of safety regulations pertaining to tools, machinery, vehicles, work areas, and equipment utilized.
    • Operates equipment.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

      JOB SPECIFICATIONS

      • Knowledge of the procedures, techniques, tools and equipment used in the performance of construction, maintenance landscaping and repair work.
      • Knowledge of appropriate state and local rules, regulations, procedures and safety regulations.
      • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of construction equipment. Ability to operate appropriate equipment.
      • Ability to work effectively with others.
      • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings to establish grades and set elevations.
      • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.

        ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SOME POSITIONS

        • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess various professional or occupational licenses or certifications at time of hire or obtain them within a specified period of time after hire.
        • Employees in classifications that require CDL and/or perform job duties that are safety sensitive, will be required to pass a Drug/Alcohol test as a condition of employment, and subject to random drug/alcohol screens in accordance with the US DOT regulations.

          Conclusion

          WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

          We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

          • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
          • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
          • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
          • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
          • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
          • Holidays: Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.

          Visit our Employee Benefits page for more exciting details.

          Veteran’s Preference:

          Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

          Equal Opportunity Employer:

          Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

          Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

          Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

          Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

          Response/Recovery Activities:

          Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*