Crew Leader
Title:Crew Leader
Department:Public Works

AQz1Eh8gTybGAAAAAElFTkSuQmCCThe Ware County Human Resources Department's mission is to afford high quality, cost-effective personnel management, training, administration and services for all departments without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, in accordance with applicable laws, personnel regulations and county policies and procedures. The Department achieves this by serving as a strategic player with department personnel and providing quality leadership, technical assistance and accurate information. Continuous focus on process improvement helps us to realize our mission goals. The Human Resources staff models respectful and ethical behavior, provides a welcoming and positive work environment, encourages diversity, and creates value-added training and professional development opportunities, while applying adaptive innovations as the needs of our workforce change.

All questions or comments regarding position announcements may be directed to:

Theresa Bailey | Human Resources
800 Church Street | Suite 202 | Waycross, Ga. 31501
(912)-287-4333 Office | (912)-287-2494 Fax

E-Verify Account Information
Account #: 128174
Authorization Date: June 17, 2008


JOB TITLE: Roads and Drainage Maintenance Crew Leader                                           Equal Opportunity Employer

DEPARTMENT: Public Works/Engineering                                                                        Drug Free Workplace

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for managing the daily performance of road and drainage system work.


  • Assigns duties to road and drainage system maintenance personnel.
  • Meets with utility company representatives to locate buried lines prior to beginning projects involving excavation.
  • Supervises, trains, and inspects the work of crews involved in roadway and drainage system construction, maintenance and repair.
  • Patrols the county to detect problems with the road system.
  • Responds to citizen complaints.
  • Shoots grade on ditch and drainage projects.
  • Ensures that all supplies and materials are available for road projects.
  • Manages the road system pavement evaluation program; prepares related reports for submission to state authorities.
  • Erects road signs.
  • Repairs or assists with the repair of potholes in roads.
  • Operates such heavy equipment as motor grader, pan, and backhoe.
  • Performs light maintenance work on equipment.
  • Performs or assists with the duties of other personnel as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of road and drainage system construction, maintenance, and repair methods and procedures.
  • Knowledge of state DOT regulations and county policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of right-of-way acquisition policies and procedures.
  • Skill in supervision.
  • Skill in shooting road grade, using a transit level.
  • Skill in operating such heavy equipment as an excavator, track backhoe, bulldozer, motor grader, dump truck, and fork lift.
  • Skill in verbal, written, and interpersonal communication.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The County Engineer, or his designee, assigns work in terms of general instructions. Work is reviewed upon completion for the nature and propriety of results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include state DOT guidelines, relevant state and federal laws, local ordinances, county policies and procedures, and construction specifications. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of supervisory and technical duties in road and drainage system construction and maintenance.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to supervise the completion of road and drainage system maintenance and repair work. Successful performance in this position helps assure the efficient and effective operation of the department.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other county employees, state DOT personnel, utility company personnel, and the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, motivate personnel, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed with the employee sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. Employee must lift light and heavy objects and use tools requiring a high degree of dexterity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed both indoors and outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, machinery with moving parts, and inclement weather. Some work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position has direct supervision over road crew as assigned.


  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
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