Position Description

Supervisor, Signs & Markings
Job Code 4320
Requisition Information
Public Works

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

Sarasota Operations Center 1001 Sarasota Center Boulevard Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$22.02 - $28.69

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Supervisor, Signs & Markings (Official Job Title: Supervisor (Streets/R&B) (pending vacancy):  Supervises and oversees Traffic Operations staff and daily activities and functions of assigned work crews for both routine and emergency maintenance; arranges necessary equipment, tools and assistance from others as needed; reviews and monitors safety of workers and equipment; ensures correct time and materials are charged for work performed; interfaces with departments, divisions, and internal staff on issues related to budgeting, staffing, discipline of employees, training/development, scheduling and other activities involving discretion and judgment. 

Subject to Passing Substance Screening

This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug-screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.


  • Organizes/coordinates/schedules daily activities and functions of assigned work crews
  • Maintains, reviews and summarizes daily activity logs
  • Reviews and monitors safety equipment, instructs crews in proper work methods and correct safety procedures; corrects safety procedures, and completes necessary forms for accidents and incidents
  • Assigns work crews to emergency outages and emergency operations
  • Trains and develops staff on utilization of equipment and operations
  • Utilizes computerized programs for scheduling and time management
  • Interfaces with other departments, divisions, and municipal officials
  • Ensures compliance with county, state and OSHA regulations; coordinates use of external resources/vendors
  • Assists with monitoring, analyzing/assessing effectiveness and efficiency of all aspects of work performed
  • Assists with establishing workload priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinates and ensures appropriate supply of work materials; tracks and maintains store inventories
  • Participates in hiring of staff, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Participates in staffing, budget preparation, and business planning efforts
  • Prepares correspondence as necessary
  • Gathers all corrective actions and writes up reports for Risk Management for asset reimbursement for accidents
  • Responds to requests for Road Markings from internal and external staff.  Prepares Road Marking 5-year plan for future initiatives; secures funding for the Road Marking Program
  • Reviews Engineering and Land Development plans for proposed signals, signs, and striping; submits comments as necessary
  • Prepares contract documents to obtain quotes from vendors to install signals, signs, striping or other traffic related items
  • Inspects and approves payment invoices for contractor performed work

Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma and four (4) years related experience in an operations/maintenance field.  An Associate's Degree may be required with two (2) years supervisory experience.  A valid Driver's License. Must obtain a Class “B” Passenger & Air Brake endorsement Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within six (6) months from date of hire.  Must maintain in order to remain qualified in the position.

Preferred Qualifications:  Trade school related to Traffic Engineering and Operations and Advanced Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) preferred. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.














Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment EOE/AA/ADA

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