Bid/Job Announcement – SUPERVISOR OF LOT CLEANING SERVICES

Job Number: 349198

JOB TITLE:   SUPERVISOR OF LOT CLEANING SERVICES

DEPARTMENT:  STREETS & SANITATION

This position is covered under the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the County, Municipal and Foreman Local 1001.  (BARGAINING UNIT 54).  Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position.  

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS  

YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO GET YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER). 

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION

Number of Positions: 1

 Under general supervision, coordinates work activities and supervises work crews engaged in vacant lot cleaning and related sanitation and cleaning operations within the Bureau of Street Operations, and performs related duties as required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assigns and directs work crews in the cleaning and clearing of debris from vacant lots, lots surrounding abandoned buildings, viaducts, illegal dumpsites and other street areas
  • Drives a city vehicle to inspect identified areas in response to sanitation complaints and service requests, assessing extent of sanitation problem and forwarding information to the Department of Law to identify property owners
  • Writes and issues citations for sanitation code violations to identified property owners
  • ​​​​​ Uses the mobile electronic ticket (MET) system to document findings at an inspected site and to transmit the information to appropriate personnel for property title searches, identification of property owners and issuance of violation tickets
  • Schedules daily work assignments, prioritizing and assigning jobs to work crews and determining manpower/ laborers and equipment (hi-lifts, dump trucks) needed at each job site
  • Monitors work in progress, ensuring work activities of laborers, hoisting engineers and motor truck drivers is coordinated and that proper work methods and safety procedures are followed
  • Prepares reports on manpower and equipment used, refuse loads taken to dumpsites and gathers other information needed to initiate efforts to recover costs from property owners 
  • Monitors and reviews the performance of work crews and initiates and administers corrective or disciplinary action as required
  • Prepares and signs off on accident reports
  • Works with Ward Superintendents, Aldermen and other city representatives to provide a coordinated approach in cleaning up areas and responding to sanitation problems
  • Maintains records of work activities and prepares weekly productivity reports

NOTEThe list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

  Location:  Bureau of Street Operations

                    351 East Lower Wacker Drive

      Hours:  6:00 am – 2:30 pm, Monday – Friday

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Five years of work experience in refuse collection, sanitation or street cleaning operations;  A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to stand or walk for extended or continuous periods of time
  • Work performed at great heights with the use of safety belts

KNOWLEDGE

Some knowledge of:

  • Departmental procedures for the clean up of vacant lots and debris removal
  • geographical locations within the City and applicable facilities
  • supervisory principles, methods, practices and procedures
  • applicable safety codes, principles, methods, practices, and procedures, including OSHA standards
  • use of safety equipment and protective gear
  • applicable computer software packages and applications

NOTE:  You must also provide your valid U.S. Driver’s License at time of processing.

NOTE:  To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.  YOU MUST include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties.  (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.)  IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position.  There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.   

Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.  If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.  If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired. 

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to complete an interview. Candidates who possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral interview, will be selected in seniority order.  

Evaluation:  Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application.  Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant.  No second party applicants will be accepted.

 Residency Requirement:   All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.  

 If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

 ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity & Military Friendly Employer. 

*The salary is based on current rate of pay and years of service.

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on Monday,  June 7, 2021.  No exceptions will be made.

Unposting Date: Jun 7, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

BU: 54Salary: $86,700.00 – $145,944.00 |   

Pay Basis:Yearly