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Street Division Manager

City Of Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 19, 2024
Closing date
May 13, 2024

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Street Division Manager

Position Profile


Status:  Full-Time regular position, non-exempt

Pay Range: $118,019 to $153,462

Benefits:  Qualifies for full-time benefits date of hire

Location: Maintenance Facility, 15150 Technology Drive 

Hours:  Standard business hours (7am-3:30pm), may vary based on business needs

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Public Works Director


Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is comprised of Engineering, the Water Treatment Plant, Utility Field Operations, Street Maintenance, Fleet Services, and Environmental Services. The department is responsible for the environmental management, design, construction, and maintenance of the street, water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure systems in the community. 


Position Responsibilities

The Street Division Manger manages fifteen full-time employees and an operating budget, which is intended to provide and maintain dependable, cost-effective, high quality right of way maintenance and operation to the residents of Eden Prairie. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:

  • Plans yearly work schedules to coordinate city staff and contractors for all right of way maintenance including seal coats, overlays, patching, striping, signage, signals, emergency warning sirens, sweeping and roadside vegetation control; coordinates maintenance activities with engineering and utility division staff.
  • Plans and develops strategies to coordinate street/park/fleet/utility employees in snow plowing and ice control operations.
  • Prepares operations budget, directs purchasing and quote process, and monitors budget and sign off of invoices.
  • Arranges training needs to ensure standards are met, investigates work accidents and completes supervisory reports, ensures safety precautions/programs are followed, coordinates with safety director.
  • Manages street division team through establishing goals, delegating assignments, conducting staff meetings. Effectively monitors time and attendance and approves over-time and compensatory time.
  • Coordinates with other departments, divisions, and contractors to accomplish projects, tasks, and responsibilities.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments and improvements in municipal industry; promotes changes in ‘best practices’ to best serve residents.
  • Maintains an excellent driving record and obtains a CDL with air brakes and tanker endorsement within the first year of employment.

While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.


City of Eden Prairie Values

We are a service organization. We take pride in what we do. We cultivate a supportive, encouraging and productive culture with a strong customer focus. We promote wellness and plan work/life balance into our goals. We value differences and foster inclusion. We achieve success by exhibiting our core values: collaboration, innovation, integrity, performance and relationships.


Position Requirements

Education: Two-year Degree, Public Works Management Certificate and/or experience in local government required; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-Class A) with air brakes and tanker endorsement preferred.

Work Experience: Minimum of five years of experience in a related field including progressive project management in maintenance required; Experience in coordinating work with other departments, divisions, and contractors required. Work direction and/or supervisory experience required. Experience with policy and contract language preferred.

Technical SkillsProficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) required. Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record required.

Physical Effort:  Occasionally there are outdoor activities such as observing and navigating on, around and through public and private infrastructure (streets, utilities, buildings, etc.) The ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives with frequent interruptions.


Position Specific Expectations

Communication: Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose; talks beyond today and about possibilities; can inspire and motivate others; provides direct, complete, actionable and positive feedback to others; able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.

Motivating Others: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; makes each individual's work feel important; is someone people like working for and with; able to motivate direct reports, project members and a team; invites input and encourages contribution; empowers others; effectively delegates by sharing responsibilities and accountability.

Presentation: Is effective in a variety of settings: small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and management; is effective in all facets of the organization; uses effective tactics and techniques to keep audience engaged to facilitate results; provides direct and positive feedback to others.

Project Management: Looks ahead to the future; identifies appropriate objectives and timelines; involves appropriate stakeholders; continuously monitors project and adapts scope as appropriate; measures results and analyzes outcome; follows through on commitments.

Problem Solving: Ability to tackle a problem by using logical, systematic, sequential approach; makes a systematic comparison of two or more alternatives; notices discrepancies and inconsistencies in available information; identifies a set of features, parameters or considerations to take into account in analyzing a situation or making a decision.


City of Eden Prairie Pre-employment Process

The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:

  • Professional Reference Checks
  • Education and Work History Verification
  • Criminal History Check
  • Psychological Leadership Evaluation

All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City’s evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment.


Application Process

Application Deadline: May 13th, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

Review Applications: Week of May 13th, 2024

Interviews (Virtual): Week of May 13th through Week of May 20th, 2024

Final Interviews: estimated late May / early June 2024 (date to be determined)

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