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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