Drainage Superintendent

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Oversees the drainage area maintenance operations for all city owned facilities, including but not limited to; city owned drainage structures, city owned detention ponds, roadway drainage ditches, and storm water drainage infrastructure. Provides guidance and recommendations to private entities responsible for maintaining sub-development owned and maintained drainage structures and detention facilities.
2. Performs crew training and supervision, by providing equipment instruction in both written and verbal forms to the crews as needed; providing safety training in both verbal and video format; implementing direct equipment practice training in safe areas; and providing for proper equipment maintenance, instructions, and schedules;
3. Manages department inventory by maintaining inventory count for equipment and supplies; researching prices and quotes for new purchases; contacting vendors for the proper items; and making purchases as necessary.
4. Inspects and monitors facilities by conducting facilities walk-throughs, performing visual inspections of all areas assigned to this division; prioritizing maintenance and repair efforts;
5. Manages work order assignments by providing printed work orders for task tracking and employee communications; reviewing the work orders to ensure proper completion of the work; and ensuring that information is entered into the appropriate maintenance management system.
6. Performs administrative and clerical work by verifying employee attendance; managing timekeeping for the Drainage Division crews; printing out work orders; tracking the work budget; keeping records for purchases; writing monthly reports; and handling maintenance records.
7. Any other duty which may be assigned by the Public Works Director or Assistant Director.

General Information
Location  200 S MAIN STREET
Cibolo, TX 78108
United States
Base Pay  $51,492.00 / Year
Other Compensation  $60/mo cell phone allowance
Relocation Expense Covered  No
Employee Type  Exempt - FT
Job Category  Public Works – Streets, Drainage
Industry  Drainage
Minimum Experience  5 Years
Required Degree  High School
Manage Others  Yes
Contact Information
Phone  (210) 658-9900 x3115

The purpose of this position is to provide for the maintenance, repair, and improvements of the drainage structures owned and maintained by the City of Cibolo while supervising crews assigned to this division. In addition, this position directs and oversees the street sweeping operations. This position directs and oversees the activities needed to meet the City of Cibolo’s MS-4 requirements and state required compliance with SWPPP regulations. This is accomplished by inspecting and monitoring all areas; assessing and prioritizing needs; acquiring materials, supplies, and equipment necessary to handle tasks; setting proper time frames for task completion; assigning, instructing, and supervising work crews; and maintaining proper equipment logs, maintenance schedules, street sweeping logs, and MS-4 site visit logs.




  • Knowledge of right-of-way maintenance
  • Knowledge of drainage area maintenance
  • Knowledge of SWPPP/MS-4 requirement and management
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution procedures
  • Knowledge of safety procedures
  • Skilled in customer service
  • Skilled in managing and evaluating employees
  • Skilled in managing projects
  • Skilled in active listening
  • Skilled in communications including preparing clear and concise reports (oral, written, and audio/visual presentations)
  • Skilled in operating a computer and office equipment
  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationships
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical conduct and decision making
  • Ability to be truthful and credible
  • Ability to formulate sound judgements
  • Ability to effectively supervise others



  • High school diploma or equivalency (GED)
  • Five (5) plus years of experience in public right-of-way maintenance and drainage area maintenance
  • Two (2) plus years of experience in SWPPP and/or MS-4 requirements and management
  • Three (3) plus years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License; Must obtain Texas Class B CDL with tanker and air brakes endorsement within one (1) year of hire
  • Must be able to read and write in English
  • Must obtain and maintain CPR certification within one (1) year of hire and/or City offering the course
  • Must obtain and maintain TDA Pesticide and Herbicide Applicator’s license within one (1) year of hire and/or City offering the course
  • Must be able to pass drug screening, background check, and physical exam



Bachelor’s Degree in related/applicable field or graduate of a Texas Certified Public Manager course