Under the direction of the Transportation Manager, the Transportation Operations and Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and scheduling crews, installation, maintenance, repair and adjustment of City traffic control devices involving electrical or electronic equipment, street signage, and pavement markings. Positions at this level have responsibility for personnel management, and development and implementation of complex operational changes
Additional Salary Information: This position includes health benefit package: medical/dental vision for employee and dependents.Other employment benefits include: deferred compensation plan, 2x annual salary life insurance, vacation and sick leave accruals, management leave and paid holidays.
The City of Kirkland is located on the eastern shore of Lake Washington. It is a
suburban city, surrounded by other suburban cities and pockets of
unincorporated King County. The City is near several major transportation
routes including Interstate 405, State Route 520, and Interstate 5. These
routes connect the City economically and socially to the greater Seattle area.
At the time of incorp...oration in 1905, the City of Kirkland’s population was
approximately 530. The current estimated population is 84,680. Kirkland is the
thirteenth largest city in the State of Washington and the sixth largest in King
Since its incorporation, Kirkland has grown in geographic size to eighteen
square miles - approximately twenty times its original size. This growth
occurred primarily through the consolidation of the cities of Houghton and
Kirkland in 1968, the annexations of Rose Hill and Juanita in 1988 and the
annexation of North Juanita, Finn Hill, and Kingsgate areas in 2011.
Kirkland operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City
Council is the policy-making branch of Kirkland’s government and consists of
seven members elected at large to staggered, four-year terms. The Mayor is
elected from within the Council. The City Council is supported by several
advisory boards and commissions and the City Manager. The City Manager is
appointed by the City Council and serves as the professional administrator of
the organization, coordinating its day-to-day activities.