MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR SUPERVISOR (TOW CRANE OPERATOR SUPV)
Company: DC Department of Public Works
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Incumbent serves as a field supervisor for the Department of Public
Works Vehicle Immobilization and Towing Division; overseeing,
coordinating, and evaluating the field work of 10 Motor Vehicle
Operators (Tow Crane Operators) to ensure the efficiency of the
towing operations. Plans and coordinates shift assignments. Deploys
and directs subordinate staff daily. Monitors Tow Crane Operators
productivity. Investigates and addresses any reports of accidents
involving towing operations and completes required reporting.
Reviews tow operations forms, records and reports prepared by
subordinate staff for consistency, adequateness, and timeliness of
preparation. Oversees flow of radio dispatch assignments to Tow
Crane Operators. Maintains and records day-to-day operations.
Completes timekeeping responsibilities.
Qualifications and Education
Skill and knowledge in operating truck mounted with hydraulic
automotive cranes capable of lifting up to 60,000. Ability to tow
through heavy traffic while minimizing traffic congestion.
Skill in the use of clutches, levers, breaks and accelerator to
raise and lower boom; raise and lower hoist line with load.
Knowledge of appropriate regulations, policies and procedures to
safe guard impounded vehicles and their contents.
Skill in performing operator equipment inspection, e.g. cranes
winch cables. Mounting special use equipment during snow
emergencies and performing minor maintenance on assigned vehicle
Knowledge of required procedures and techniques of operating
two-way radio equipment.
Skill and knowledge at regulating attachment at rear of truck to
control distance of abrasive spread and amount of abrasive to be
used and at maneuvering truck-mounted snow plow around parked or
abandoned vehicles during snow removal operations.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written format so
as to present clear and concise information and policies to a wide
variety of individuals.
Comprehensive knowledge of District and Department of Public safety
regulations, work techniques and standard policies and procedures.
Experience performing a broad range of supervisory responsibilities
in field operations. Proficient in the use of computerized systems
and software used to complete correspondence, reports and spread
sheets. Ability to gather to gather pertinent facts and statistics,
make thorough analysis, arrive at sound conclusions and report
investigative findings and recommendations in a clear, complete and
Licenses and Certifications
Class A or Class B Commercial Driver License, with air brakes
Current DOT Medical Certification
Work is performed in an office setting that is adequately lighted,
heated, and ventilated.
Other Significant Facts
Duration of Appointment: Career Service
Promotion Potential: No known promotion potential
Pay Plan, Series and Grade: SW-5703-08
Salary Range: $27.34 - $35.87
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a
collective bargaining unit
Position Designation: This position has been designated as
safety-sensitive therefore the incumbent of this position will be
subject to enhanced suitability screening pursuant to Chapter 4 of
DC Personnel Regulations, Suitability and as such, incumbents of
this position shall be subject to criminal background checks,
traffic record checks, background investigations, and mandatory
drug and alcohol testing, as applicable.
Per DOT Anti-Drug & Alcohol regulations and DPWs Anti-Drug Program,
incumbent is subject to random drugs and/or alcohol testing.
The position is designated as an essential government employee as
defined under the D.C. personnel regulations. The incumbent of the
position may be required to work during a declared emergency when
non-essential and non-emergency employees are dismissed. The
incumbent of this position may be assigned to oversee various
rotating shifts and may be required to work weekends and observed
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive
consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual
orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical
handicap, or political affiliation.
As a public servant of this great city, our residents give us
extraordinary trust, and we must lead by example. Therefore, as an
employee of the District of Columbia government, you must be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 19, 2021. After September
19, all employees who remain unvaccinated will need to undergo
weekly COVID-19 testing and submit those results. The D.C.
Department of Human Resources has published additional details
concerning the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more
information on the policy and the implementing procedures, see DCHR
Issuance Requirement guidance.
How to Apply
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For assistance, call the DC Department of Human Resources, HR
Answers (202) 442-9700.
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