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Highway Crew Supervisor (Promotional)

Minimum Qualifications

In order for County Personnel to determine a candidate's eligibility for a position the applicant must document in writing on the application how they meet the minimum qualifications related to the position.


Admission to this departmental promotion examination will be limited to current employees of the Tompkins County Highway Department.  Applicants must currently hold, and have held continuously either:

1. Two years of permanent non-competitive class status in the titles of Heavy Equipment Operator, Bridge Mechanic, or welder.  OR

2. Two years permanent non-competitive class status in the title of Motor Equipment Operator and four years of experience involved in the construction and maintenance of highways, bridges and agriculture operations in such areas as drainage, concrete repair, guide railing, earthwork, paving, surface treatment, shoulder and embankment stabilization; including. two years of which must be supervisory experience. In accordance with section 52-12 of civil service law, an open-competitive examination is being held in conjunction with this departmental promotion examination admitting non-competitive class employees.  OR

3. Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described above and approved by the Commissioner of Human Resources.


Tompkins County is Committed to Equity and Inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.


Possession of a valid New York State CDL Class A or B license and with no Air Brakes restrictions and with a Tank Endorsement (N) is required at the time of application.