Public Works Maintenance Section Chief/TDO-D (Vegetation Management)

City of Houston
Published
August 19, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Posting Number: 26234
Department: Houston Public Works
Service Line: Transportation and Drainage Operations
Section: Vegetation Management
Reporting Location: 8002 Airline
Workdays & Hours: *Tuesday – Friday, 6:00 am - 4:30 pm  
*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Plans, organizes, schedules, directs, and reviews various operations and personnel to ensure implementation and completion of work for the Vegetation Management Section of the Stormwater Operations Branch. Assigns work to subordinate supervisors, clerical, and field personnel. Coordinates the work of sections and works cooperatively with other divisions, outside agencies, committees, and civic associations. Prepares annual operating budgets.  Assist in evaluating work methods and procedures to maintain and improve efficient maintenance operations by assessing individual and group performances.  Empowers and supports subordinates to meet performance measures and assures that monthly production is on target and reported in an accurate and timely manner.   Maintains current knowledge of vegetation management practices and technologies including principles of green stormwater infrastructure implementation and maintenance.  Works with management to coordinate and oversee any contracted vegetation management services. Works cooperatively with other Stormwater Operations groups such as storm sewer and ditch maintenance sections, and engineering and asset management teams.
WORKING CONDITIONS     
This position is mostly physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are occasions where the individual will have routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture, and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises, and minor burns.

This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.

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