The Harris County Flood Control District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Production Supervisor with the Facilities Maintenance Department
This position will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, and resources necessary to crews that perform field operations in accordance with the District's mission to maintain the Infrastructure.
Essential Functions & Duties:
Direct and manage a staff of supervisory and field personnel.
Assign personnel to perform work according to program requirements such as herbiciding, channel clearing, and debris removal.
Prepare work schedules, course of action, and identify routes.
Confer with subordinate supervisory personnel on the status of on-going projects.
Adjust and reassign manpower and equipment to meet unforeseen emergencies, work requests, changes in schedules, weather conditions, etc.
Inspect work sites, facilities, and equipment and ensure safety standards are being met.
Monitor (observe) work in progress and inspect projects to ensure work performed meets standards and that workers are observing established safety rules and regulations for the type of work being performed.
Prepare and update daily work reports on all activities.
Attend departmental staff meetings and meetings with vendors, as needed.
May be required to assume responsibility for service center staff in absence of Field Operation Manager.
Perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.
Education and Experience:
Requires high school graduate or equivalent.
Requires five years of experience in field operations or similar field; with three years of supervisory experience in a field environment.
A Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) herbicide license is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Ability to direct, coordinate, and control job assignments in an efficient and professional manner.
Good diagnostic and troubleshooting skills to solve work problems and advise on technical questions and difficult work solutions.
Good analytical skills in applying guidelines, policies, and precedents and in adapting standard methods to fit facts and conditions.
Strong skills using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access).
Be a self-starter; assume ownership in setting goals, organizing work, and completing assigned tasks.
Work well and build strong relationships with peers and subordinates.
Effectively prioritize, identify, and solve problems.
Utilize good time management skills and effectively prioritize and schedule multiple tasks and initiatives.
Use proper grammar, correct spelling and punctuation, simple formats, and filing systems.
Effectively communicate with coworkers, general public, industry, and governmental representatives.
Read and comprehend written materials, e.g., policies, procedures, operating instructions, and safety notices.
Write and record legible notes of activity and accurately complete required forms.
Solve simple mathematical problems that may be required in normal work situations.
Ability to operate heavy construction equipment, including tractors, all-terrain vehicles, and four-wheel-drive trucks and small equipment including generators, water pumps, air compressors, chain saws and tractors, and a variety of hand-tools.
Physical Demands and Environmental Exposure:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Frequent walking up and down steep slopes of ditches or on rough and uneven surfaces or ground such as sloping terrain, plowed or furrowed areas, or construction sites.
Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting, and carrying of items up to 11 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds.
Frequent driving of a vehicle with automatic controls.
Occasional sitting for extended periods of time.
Occasional ascending and descending stairs.
Occasional sorting, filing, shelving, and handling of documents, books, files, file drawers, and related materials and equipment required for clerical operations.
Approximately 50% of duties are performed outdoors where there will be routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, air pollution, wind, and dust.
May be exposed to vegetation retardants, herbicides, and fertilizers, petroleum products including but not limited to gasoline, oil, grease, diesel, and other fuels and lubricants, snakes, wildlife, wasps, bees, and other flying or walking insects, aquatic bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms, vibration, or noise in excess of 85 decibels.
Approximately 50% of duties are performed indoors in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, air conditions, and noise levels.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Employee Status: Non-Exempt
Hours: 40 Hours per week
Salary: To be discussed in the interview
Requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, all applicants are screened for the presence of illegal drugs, alcohol, and the ability to perform the physical functions of this position. EOE 12/29/2020.
This position is/may be funded with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds, which are subject to compliance with Section 3. Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial a
Harris County Flood Control District