Street/Storm Crew Leader

Town of Steilacoom   Steilacoom, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Town of Steilacoom

Street/Storm Crew Leader


6 yrs. Exp. construction/maintenance of streets/storm drains.

Basic Function: The Crew Leader is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, analyzing, and participating in the maintenance/construction of streets/storm drain systems. The incumbent prepares accurate reports, work orders, and other written material as needed. This employee is accountable for the efficient/effective utilization of personnel, equipment, and materials. The Crew Leader has thorough knowledge of the department’s purpose, functions, and practices. The Crew Leader trains/evaluates assigned employees and works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director. The Crew Leader reviews plans and inspects construction of Town Capital Improvement Projects that involve street and storm drain improvements. Work assignments may vary from day to day and the Crew Leader may be called out to perform the work of a Serviceperson due to absences or job requirements. 

Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED.
• Six years of experience in the construction, maintenance, and repair of street/storm drain systems.
• One year supervisory and planning experience in related fields and one year college level course work, or two years of demonstrated supervisory and planning experience in related fields.
• Must be able to comply with all requirements as outlined in Washington Administrative Codes (WAC) that pertain to this position including, but not limited to, WAC Chapter 296-155.

• Possess a good driving record.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Washington State Driver’s License Combination Class: B with tanker endorsement and be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

• Possession of, or ability to obtain, Washington Industrial First Aid Certification, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification, and a Washington State Flagging Card
• Compliance with Washington Administrative Code pertaining to supervision of street and stormwater personnel.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a USDA Roadside Pesticide Applicators License.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an Erosion Control Lead Means & Methods Certification (CESCL).
• Pass a background check with no convictions for crimes against at risk populations.

Physical Requirements: Requires frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, and lifting/moving up to 60 lbs. The incumbent must be able to give/receive clear written/oral instruction. The incumbent must be able to transverse uneven terrain associated with field work. Physical labor associated with this
position often takes place in inclement weather and/or under adverse working conditions. The Incumbent must possess the physical strength/agility sufficient to perform the work of the class.

Working Conditions: Requires exposure to hazardous conditions: e.g. working in traffic; working at night; entry into confined spaces; deep excavations; excavations in close proximity to high voltage electric; gas and other utilities. This position will be called out during snow and ice storms. There is
frequent exposure to loud noise, asphalt fumes, extreme heat and cold. Requires travel to off site locations and exposure to the elements 80 % of the time. Requires exposure to hazardous materials: e.g. paints, toluene, solvents, hot liquid asphalt, and asbestos cement pipe.

Submit the application and your resume to: Town of Steilacoom, Attn: Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388 or email the application and your resume to Only completed and signed applications will be accepted. Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be scheduled for a panel interview. The successful candidate must pass a physical examination to include drug screen (CDL drivers), provide verification of professional certification(s), and when requested, a driving abstract for employment purposes.

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