Work Crew Supervisor

  • 481 4th St., Hollister, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $40,372.80 - $54,100.80 Annually USD

Job Description



Under general direction, to provide day-to-day supervision for inmates assigned from the County Jail to perform basic and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of County buildings, and clean-up of County roadways, structures, landscaped areas, and parks; to perform a variety of general maintenance; and to do related work as required.

This is a specialized job classification for employees who supervise inmates in performing maintenance and clean-up activities for roads, buildings, landscaped areas, and parks. Assignments involve basic painting, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, as well as grounds/parks/road maintenance work

Road Maintenance Superintendent or Facilities and Grounds Manager

Inmate workers or other temporary help personnel as assigned.

Frequently stand and walk; ability to sit for up to three hours; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift material weighing over 100 lbs. with assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; ability to wear safety and protective clothing such as hard hats, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, respirators, gloves, boots and chemical resistant clothing; use of heavy power-driven maintenance equipment as well as hand tools, chain saws, grinders, drill presses, and jackhammers.

Work is performed outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; work is performed in an environment with constant noise; exposure to gasses, solvents, oil, fumes, dust, grease and oils; exposure to moving equipment, electrical current and explosives; constant contact with staff and the public.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)

Assists in planning inmate work crew activities
Works with Sheriff Department staff in assignment of inmates
Picks up and drives inmates to designated work sites
Assigns individuals or groups to activities such as cutting/clearing brush, clearing roadside debris, cleaning, removing, and replacing culverts
Performing basic painting and carpentry
Digging ditches, burning grasses and clearing/maintaining roadways, parks, landscaped areas, and other County facilities
Provides training to crews
Enforces County Jail policies for inmate crews
Estimates and schedules work to be done and the quantities of material needed
Inspects work projects in progress and upon completion
Ensures that work crews employ proper work safety methods and standards
Maintains records of work performed and supplies used
Coordinates maintenance activities with other Public Works and County Activities, as well as outside agencies
Performs semi-skilled maintenance activities and other public works and parks facility maintenance and construction work, as necessary
Other duties as assigned
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Graduation from high school or equivalent; and,

Three years of experience in public works construction and maintenance work comparable to a Road Maintenance Worker II in San Benito County, preferably including some supervisory experience.

Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid California Class C Drivers License; and,

Employees hired after August 20, 2013 and employees who have volunteered for the Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship Program must also possess Class A drivers license in conformance with California Department of Motor Vehicle licensing requirements. Incumbents transporting hazardous materials may be required to possess special endorsements. Out-of-pocket expenses as they relate to pursuing a valid California Class A driver's license would be the responsibility of applicants or employees.
Supplemental information
Knowledge of:
Methods, tools, equipment, materials, and work practices involved in the maintenance, construction, and repair of roads and public works facilities.
Safe work practices.
Principles of supervision and training.
Record keeping and reporting procedures.
General grounds keeping and landscape maintenance methods and procedures.

Ability to:
Assign, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of other staff.
Perform a variety of skilled equipment operation and maintenance work.
Read and interpret plans and specifications.
Estimate time, materials and equipment needed to perform construction and maintenance work.
Maintain time and equipment records.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

481 4th St., Hollister, California 95023 United States View Map