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Job Number :
  201306013   (Refer to this number when applying for this job)
Title :
  Roads Manager    
Location :
  St. Johns    
Pay Rate :
  $26.17  per hour    
Description :

NATURE OF WORK:                                                                                                                     

The Highway Superintendent (HS) is charged with developing and maintaining the capital improvement program (CIP) and working with The Public Works Director and District III Supervisor to continually monitor and improve, as needed, District III road work crew efficiencies and quality of work. The CIP planning and development will consist of all major transportation projects in District III as well as minor maintenance projects. Maintenance of the CIP will include identifying and tracking fund types and updating budgets for each project.  The HS will be responsible for meeting with citizens and organizations about a variety of transportation related issues. The HS will assist in strategic planning endeavors and will build community partnerships in an effort to assure responsible transportation service. The HS will assist the county engineer in special projects, reports and activities as assigned. The HS will review and update training requirements and implement a personnel review process. The HS will have dotted line responsibilities to the District III Supervisor and will assist in reporting for and directing of District III roads crews.



May include but not limited to:

-          Oversight responsibilities of the District III road yards

-          Developing and Maintaining the county capital improvement plan

-          Assisting in developing policies and procedures

-          Serving as a liaison between Incorporated Cities and Towns, Community Organizations, Citizens, Navajo Nation Chapters and Apache County District III

-          Composing grant proposals

-          Attending training and continuing education

-          Community outreach/education

-          Creative problem-solving

-          Networking with communities, peer (county) entities, state agencies, and tribal agencies.

-          Develop strategic and operational plans, keep plans current

-          Representing Apache County at collaborative events and meetings

-          Other Duties as Assigned


-          Knowledge of Principles and Practices of Civil Engineering

-          Knowledge of Arizona Revised Statutes related to County Transportation authority

-          Knowledge of Local Roads

-          Knowledge of National Incident Management System and Incident Command System

-          Skill in grant writing and grant administration

-          Skill in working with people

-          Skill in interpreting and applying statutes, rules, regulations and ordinances

-          Ability to create good working relationships with community partners

-          Ability to write sensible policies and procedures

-          Ability to work on multiple priorities during the same time period

-          Ability to work in a positive manner with staff to assist them in achieving their potential in their jobs


The Engineering Technician III shall have a minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and have a minimum of 5-7 years of public works experience including but not limited to road, bridges, and drainage projects. Five years of experience in CIP development and maintenance, project estimating and scheduling. Five years of experience in Public works planning, and scoping. Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license.


(Position is in the classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

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