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City of Greenville
City of Greenville

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$43,721.60 - $65,582.40 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number





8/6/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Brief Description

The work schedule for this position is 4 days per week / 10 hours per day, Thursday through Sunday. Hours and days may vary on occasion; some nights may be required.

Job Summary
Under general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, supervises crews in cleaning assigned roadways, sidewalks, and grassy areas within residential and/or commercial zones. Inspects city-owned property on a continuous basis to create daily crew tasks lists. Creates, monitors, and closes out work orders upon completion. As needed, assists crews by operating specialized sweeping and cleaning equipment (e.g. street sweeper truck, water truck, mobile pressure washing vehicle, etc.). Assists in daily clean up as well as follow-up during special events. Receives input from downtown merchants and residents regarding scheduling, complaints, etc. Manages special projects, as assigned.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Supervise Staff: Supervise full-time and temporary staff, including setting performance expectations and standards and prioritizing and assigning work. Write and conduct performance evaluations. Ensure staff development and training. Ensure staff compliance with departmental and city policies and procedures. Coach, mentor, and counsel employees and as appropriate provide discipline consistent with human resources policies. Maintain a safe work environment and report any workplace accidents in a timely manner. In coordination with human resources, review and update job descriptions and participate in the hiring and selection of staff for open positions. Attend department/division meetings, trainings, etc. and relay information to staff. 50%

Oversee & Assist in Street Cleaning/Sweeping: Oversee the sweeping and cleaning of all major roadways throughout the city. Maintain the cleanliness and safety of downtown areas by coordinating daily work schedules and assigning work tasks. Assist in the daily sweeping and cleaning of all city streets, and sidewalks to include clearing medians of all debris and weeds. Operate sweeper truck, water truck, and mobile pressure washing vehicle to clean streets and remove debris. Use pick sticks and bags to remove trash or unwanted items. 20%

Performs Administrative Duties: Utilize internal system to create, complete, and close out work orders. Track and record daily work activities. Utilize Network Fleet software and generate reports. Coordinate with fleet services to ensure vehicles are maintained and operational. Receive input from downtown merchants and residents regarding scheduling, complaints, etc. and respond or refer accordingly. 15%

Coordinate Special Event Clean-Up: Plan, organize, and assist with clean-up following special events. Assist in route coordination and schedules to ensure adequate resources and efficiency. 10%

Supervise During Inclement Weather Incidents: Take a lead role in the citys operations during inclement weather. May be responsible for providing supervision and direction to other departmental personnel. Operate spreaders, snow plows, and brine units to clear and maintain safe roadways and walkways. 5%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over four years of experience as a supervisor or lead worker.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience operating a street sweeper truck.

Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License at hire.
Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Learner`s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire.
Valid South Carolina Class B CDL with air brake provision and tanker endorsement within 3 months of hire.

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Workplace safety regulations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, and proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
Equipment operation including trucks, excavators, loaders, sweepers, and other equipment used by the department.
Principles and practices of effective supervision.
Cleaning techniques utilized within residential and/or commercial zones.
Inspections of city-owned property on a continuous basis to create daily crew tasks lists.
Creation, monitoring, and closing out of work orders upon completion.
Microsoft Office Suite and Network Fleet software.

Ability to:
Utilize a variety of communication and interpersonal skills to interact successfully with people at a number of levels inside and/or outside the organization.
Multi-task in an environment of changing priorities.
Provides direction on a day-to-day basis with regards to scheduling, assigning, and coordinating work.
Motivate, counsel, and train employees.
Read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, regulations, and policies.
Make mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions; work with fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurements.
Write reports, prepare business letters, summaries, meeting minutes, emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Utilize independent and analytical problem solving in the application of techniques and procedures.
Work in inclement weather conditions including cold rain, wind, heat, snow, sleet, etc.
Utilize specialized equipment to include assorted hand tools, gas powered back pack blowers, string trimmers, brooms, dust pans, pickup truck, yard sweepers, street flushing water truck, and other equipment used by the department.
Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, tablet, smart phone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601



How To Apply:
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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
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