Presentation on theme: "OVERVIEW OF PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISION Basic Supervision Jeanne Nyquist."— Presentation transcript:
OVERVIEW OF PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISION Basic Supervision Jeanne Nyquist
Session Learning Objectives Overview of PW Supervision Identify the supervisor’s role Analyze key aspects of supervisor’s job Compare the different types of plans used/prepared by a supervisor Identify the resources available to supervisors Understand the five-step decision making process Prepare for questions must be answered in a good directive
What is “Public Works”? Streets/Transportation Solid Waste Emergency Management Facilities and Grounds Water Wastewater Storm Water Engineering and Technology Other
GOVERNANCE MODEL Policy Plan Action Management CUSTOMERS Governing Body Employees
ROLE OF SUPERVISOR Translate organizational goals Facilitate two-way communication Get work done through others Solve problems Remove roadblocks Maintain accountability
ALLOCATES RESOURCES Match Resources to the Job People Equipment Materials & Supplies
MAKES DECISIONS 1. Gather info 2. Confer with your team(s) 3. Decide 4. Inform 5. Implement 5a. Adjust???
DECISION-MAKING Consider... What is the parameter of the decision? Who has the authority to decide? Who is impacted by the decision? When does the decision need to be made? How should the decision be made?