Pavement & Traffic Operations Manager

City of St. Petersburg | St. Petersburg, FL

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Posted Date 11/10/2017

This is responsible supervisory, technical and administrative work directing the construction, maintenance and repair of principal thoroughfare facilities in the City of St. Petersburg, which include rights-of-way, easements, medians, sidewalks, curbs, traffic signals and streets. Work involves supervision of field foremen and skilled and semi-skilled employees, including their selection, placement, training, safety, appraisal and discipline; budget preparation and administration; conducting condition assessments, progress monitoring and reporting of maintenance needs, project costs and work schedules; assisting in the recommendation and development of personnel and operational policies and procedures; coordinating activities, as needed, with federal, state and regional agencies; and inspecting and directing the efficiency and quality of ongoing construction, maintenance and repair activities. Work will include participation in pre-construction meetings; and occasionally may involve making presentations to public groups to describe upcoming projects of interest to the community.

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Essential Qualifications:   Applicants must possess, at the time of application, and continue to maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's license; must be able to provide, for use on duty, a personal motor vehicle and automobile insurance policy that meets the minimum requirements of liability established by the State of Florida for property damage and personal injury coverage; must have considerable progressive general maintenance, construction and repair work experience, including supervisory experience; must be able to properly interpret and utilize construction project work diagrams, blueprints and drawings; must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; must be proficient in the use of a computer in order to efficiently create and maintain records, conduct research, perform database entry, and prepare correspondence and email communications; and must be able to effectively supervise and train assigned employees and enforce regulations, polices and safety practices with firmness, tact and impartiality.  Desirable Qualifications:  Preferred applicants have graduated from an accredited four year college or university having completed major course work in civil engineering, transportation planning, construction practices or a related field; have considerable knowledge of applicable public works construction and maintenance practices and specifications mandated by federal, state and local government regulations, permitting rules and industry standard construction methods; have thorough knowledge of methods, practices, materials and equipment used in the work; have considerable technical supervisor work experience in all phases of general pavement and traffic maintenance, construction and repair, including traffic sign and signal maintenance;  have considerable experience successfully managing public interaction and complaint response; and have good presentation skills and the ability to provide easily understood explanations of complex technical projects to public groups.

Apply online at - Select Apply for Jobs/Register/View Job Postings.  City employees must use the Current City Employee link or use a City computer to access iRecruitment Employee Candidate.  The City of St. Petersburg is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity employment, and encourages individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for posted positions.  In accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes, qualified servicemembers/veterans and the spouses/family members of certain servicemembers/veterans receive preference/priority in employment.  Eligible applicants are responsible to apply for Veterans’ Preference at the time of submission of any job application.



For purposes of employment, re-employment, promotion, transfer or demotion, the most qualified applicants will be selected to continue in the hiring process.  At this point, any prior criminal records will be verified.  A prior criminal record will not necessarily disqualify a selected applicant from employment.


The City of St. Petersburg is committed to a Drug Free Workplace and compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) drug testing rules.  Applicants may be required to successfully complete pre-employment drug testing and/or medical exams.

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AddressP.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 13068