Work Crew Supervisor

  • 481 4th St., Hollister, California
  • May 08, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $52,540.80 - $69,160.00 Annually USD

Job Description


Under general direction, to provide day-to-day supervision for inmates assigned from the County Jail to perform basic and semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of County buildings, and clean-up of County roadways, structures, landscaped areas, and parks; to perform a variety of general maintenance; and to do related work as required.

This is a specialized job classification for employees who supervise inmates in performing maintenance and clean-up activities for roads, buildings, landscaped areas, and parks. Assignments involve basic painting, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, as well as grounds/parks/road maintenance work

Road Maintenance Superintendent or Facilities and Grounds Manager

Inmate workers or other temporary help personnel as assigned.

Frequently stand and walk; ability to sit for up to three hours; walk for long distances and on sloped ground and slippery and uneven surfaces; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability to lift material weighing over 100 lbs. with assistance; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; ability to wear safety and protective clothing such as hard hats, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, respirators, gloves, boots and chemical resistant clothing; use of heavy power-driven maintenance equipment as well as hand tools, chain saws, grinders, drill presses, and jackhammers.

Work is performed outside in varying temperature, weather, and humidity conditions; work is performed in an environment with constant noise; exposure to gasses, solvents, oil, fumes, dust, grease and oils; exposure to moving equipment, electrical current and explosives; constant contact with staff and the public.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
(The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.)

Assists in planning inmate work crew activities
Works with Sheriff Department staff in assignment of inmates
Picks up and drives inmates to designated work sites
Assigns individuals or groups to activities such as cutting/clearing brush, clearing roadside debris, cleaning, removing, and replacing culverts
Performing basic painting and carpentry
Digging ditches, burning grasses and clearing/maintaining roadways, parks, landscaped areas, and other County facilities
Provides training to crews
Enforces County Jail policies for inmate crews
Estimates and schedules work to be done and the quantities of material needed
Inspects work projects in progress and upon completion
Ensures that work crews employ proper work safety methods and standards
Maintains records of work performed and supplies used
Coordinates maintenance activities with other Public Works and County Activities, as well as outside agencies
Performs semi-skilled maintenance activities and other public works and parks facility maintenance and construction work, as necessary
Other duties as assigned
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Graduation from high school or equivalent; and,

Three years of experience in public works construction and maintenance work comparable to a Road Maintenance Worker II in San Benito County, preferably including some supervisory experience.

Special Requirements:
Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California Drivers License. Clean driving record.
Supplemental information
Knowledge of:
Methods, tools, equipment, materials, and work practices involved in the maintenance, construction, and repair of roads and public works facilities.
Safe work practices.
Principles of supervision and training.
Record keeping and reporting procedures.
General grounds keeping and landscape maintenance methods and procedures.

Ability to:
Assign, supervise, train, and evaluate the work of other staff.
Perform a variety of skilled equipment operation and maintenance work.
Read and interpret plans and specifications.
Estimate time, materials and equipment needed to perform construction and maintenance work.
Maintain time and equipment records.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all County of San Benito employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.


Employees in regular, full-time positions will be eligible to participate in the following employee benefits:

Pay Day: Employees are paid bi-weekly. The insurance and benefits deductions will take place bi-monthly - normally the first two pay periods of the month. Bank/Credit union and 457 Retirement Deferrals deductions will take place bi-weekly.

Vacation: Based on continued years of service. Maximum accruals may apply depending on the bargaining unit.
  • 5 to 9 years of service = 15 days per year
  • 10 to 14 years of service = 18 days per year
  • 15 + years of service = 20 days per year

Administrative Leave: Management employees receive 80 hours of administrative leave per calendar year. Forty (40) unused hours can be paid out at the end of the calendar year. Administrative leave is pro-rated.

Holidays: 13.5 holidays (including 3 floating) for most employees. Safety officers and dispatchers receive approximately 5% holiday pay in addition to their base pay in lieu of paid holidays off.

Sick Leave: 15 days per year. Maximum accruals apply.

Health Plan: Comprehensive medical and dental plans available for full-time employees. Employees appointed to a regular position at a time base of 50% or higher are also eligible to participate.

Vision Plan: MES Vision Plan offered which offers exams, frames and lenses on a 12-24-24 basis. The County pays for employee coverage and the employee can pay for dependent coverage. This benefit is available to FULL-TIME employees only.

Employee Assistance Program: The County provides confidential short-term counseling services to employees and dependents. Any regular employee is eligible for up to a total of three (3) hours of counseling sessions within any six (6) month period per County employee. Up to a maximum of six (6) sessions per calendar year are allowed per family

Life Insurance/AD&D: County pays for a $20,000 BASIC life insurance policy for each employee. Two other VOLUNTARY life insurance plans available, including AD&D.

Disability Insurance: General, Confidential and Management groups participate in the State Disability Insurance.

Credit Union: Membership to the Santa Clara Federal Credit Union is available to San Benito County employees.

Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in tax-deferred retirement savings. Three 457 plans are available. Employees may rollover funds from prior 401k or 457 accounts. IRS limits apply.

Retirement: Regular employees will be enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system in accordance with the Public Employees' Retirement Law. Employee contributions vary according to bargaining unit.

All New Miscellaneous (non-Safety) employees enrolled into the CalPERS retirement system participate in the full formula of 2% at 62. Miscellaneous employees participate in Social Security in addition to CalPERS.

New Safety employees are covered by the safety full formula 2.7% at 57. Safety employees contribute 9% of the employee contribution. Safety employees do not participate in Social Security.

Supplemental Insurance: Employees may participate in various AFLAC plans such as accident, disability, and cancer insurances.

Additionaly, employees can enroll into a pre-tax cafeteria plan and flexible spending accounts including Unreimbursed Medical ($2500) and Dependent Care ($5000).

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

Retirement Formula Local MISC 2% @ 62 for New PERS Members

Social Security (non-safety)

Vacation Based on Continued Years of Service

Sick Leave 15 Days Annually

Floating Holiday

457 Deferred Compensation

Credit Union

Flexible Spending Account

Employee Assistance Program

Group Life Insurance

Additional Optional Life Insurances & AD&D

Tuition Reimbursement


I understand all County employees will be required to take an Oath of Office and will be called upon to act as Disaster Service Workers, when needed.
  • Yes
  • No


Please be sure to answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and accurately. Applicants are responsible for clearly, completely, and accurately identifying their qualifications. Your responses to the questions must be supported by both the work experience listed on your application as well as your resume. The rating of the supplemental questions may determine your application status and/or rank on the eligible list. Answers such as "see resume" or "see above" will remove you from consideration. I have read and understand the statement above concerning submission of supplemental questionnaire responses.
  • Yes
  • No


Do you currently possess a valid California Driver's License?
  • Yes
  • No


Did you graduate from high school or equivalent?
  • Yes
  • No


Do you have at least three years of experience in public works construction and maintenance work comparable to a Road Maintenance Worker II in San Benito County?
  • Yes
  • No

Required Question

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

481 4th St., Hollister, California 95023 United States View Map