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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Transportation

Division: District I

Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 32631

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)888-7066


Applications accepted

for another 3 Days 17 Hrs 42 Mins

The Position

Highway Maintenance Supervisors supervise skilled and semi-skilled personnel engaged in restoring roadway surfaces and restoring or constructing slopes, shoulders, culverts, structures, fixtures and landscaping.

Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

This position is located within District I, Las Vegas - North Yard (Crew 101). Incumbent will assist the Highway Maintenance Manager by supervising maintenance personnel; planning, coordinating, monitoring, and inspecting routine maintenance activities and major betterment projects; coordinating equipment, material, and resource needs; monitoring work progress and productivity of up to

five maintenance crews including preparing, reviewing, and evaluating reports to track productivity, costs, resources, and equipment usage.

Incumbent will also work with department staff to identify upcoming betterment needs, participate in betterment reviews; assist in preparing budget estimates and project planning charts for upcoming maintenance seasons; assist district leadership with personnel issues and provide training, support, and guidance in employee evaluations and disciplinary actions. The incumbent will also assist maintenance personnel by responding to emergency situations from traffic control for all incidents, both natural and manmade, to removing debris in the travel lanes or similar unplanned events that require an immediate response to protect the public. When these events occur, maintenance personnel are called out 24 hours a day in order to promptly alleviate or at least warn the driving public of the condition. This position may be required to work alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. Typical schedules are four 10-hour or five 8-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the needs of the appointing authority. Copy and paste into the navigation bar of your browser for an inside look at NDOT's maintenance crews. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience supervising, planning and scheduling the work of a highway maintenance crew engaged in a variety of highway maintenance activities; OR two years of experience as a Highway Maintenance Supervisor I in Nevada State service OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.

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This position requires working alternate shifts and working outside traditional business hours.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continued employment.

This position requires travel up to 25% of the time as well as being able to stay out of town on per diem for jobs.

The Examination


The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).

1) Describe your experience documenting: a) work performance of contractors on highway maintenance contracts; b) crew accomplishments; c) operating budgets; d) investigations and resolutions of complaints from the general public; and e) calculations determining staff requirements for personnel.

2) Describe your experience reading and interpreting the following:

a) Standard Specifications; b) Open Term Contracts - Invitation to Bid and Bid Tabulations; c) Storm Water Quality Manual; and d) Prohibition and Penalties/Personnel regulations.

3) Describe your experience planning and prioritizing both routine and complex highway maintenance activities.

4) Describe your experience with the following: a) Traffic Incident Management; b) Incident Command System protocol; and c) Working jointly with other agencies during an incident.

5) Describe your experience using road weather forecasts and roadway weather instrumentation devices for effective highway maintenance operations.

6) Describe your experience with the following: a) Interviewing and hiring employees; b) Investigating employee actions/incidents; and c) disciplining employees.


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