Job Title: Assistant Crew Chief

Reports to:Crew Chief
Typical Schedule:245 days/8 hours
Bargaining Unit:n/a


Job Code:TBD
Salary Schedule:NNB 60N


Responsible for assisting with planning, developing, coordinating, and monitoring the work of employees responsible for performing craft trade activities with a focus on HVAC, carpentry, electric, plumbing, masonry, electronic, food services, roofing, flooring, and site development while also assisting with hands on field work for complicated tasks and tight deadlines.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Assist with assigning work, providing technical assistance and instruction to staff, and reviewing work for compliance with plans, codes, standards, and regulations.
  2. Assist with the management and enforcement of safety regulations pertaining to tools, equipment, machinery, vehicles, and work area to ensure compliance with established safety protocols and Occupational Safety Hazard Administration (OSHA) standards.
  3. Provide guidance and direction to assigned personnel on work performance to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, building and safety standards, service, and repair activities in designated area of responsibility.
  4. Perform semi-skilled and skilled manual work in assigned trade area.
  5. Manage work crew in absence of crew chief.
  6. Assist with coordinating project related schedules and tasks, including material and labor estimates.
  7. Coordinate equipment, tools, and supplies to designated project sites.
  8. Review plans, make recommendations, and solve problems related to repairs and improvements to area of assignment.
  9. Assist with maintaining necessary records and reports pertaining to work activities as required by local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of current practices and procedures used in area of assignment
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to trade area of assignment
  • Knowledge of procedures, techniques, and equipment used in construction, maintenance, refrigeration or other related fields
  • Knowledge of state and local rules, regulations, and procedures related to area of assignment
  • Knowledge of at least one construction trade
  • Ability to function independently, as assigned, or provide lead worker guidance and assistance to work crews in more complex/difficult projects
  • Ability to review drawings, blueprints, sketches and/or related specifications relevant to assigned area
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Must meet physical requirements of Post Offer Employment Testing (POET)


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience working in the area of assignment
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position 


  • Valid Florida driver license
  • Must maintain a driving record that meets the standards of the District Safe Driver II Plan. Driver license must be maintained as a condition of continued employment
  • Any standard certification or license required to perform work in assigned trade


  • Completion of a trade school or equivalent program
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in area of assignment


Assist with supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; assisting with training employees; assisting with evaluating performance; and assisting with interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.  


Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Cold: The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures are below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Heat: The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures are above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

Noise: The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Vibration: The worker is subject to vibration. There is exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals.

Atmospheric Conditions: The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions affect the respiratory systems or the skin: fumes, odors, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

Oils: The worker is subject to oils. There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


Heavy equipment, hand and power tools of all kinds, gauges and electronic testers, ladders and scaffolding, lawn care equipment, furniture moving equipment, pallet jacks, dollies and other loading dock equipment, golf carts and utility vehicles, HVAC equipment, electrical panels, emergency generators, and general office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Assistant Crew Chief;   EST: November 19, 2019;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: November 19, 2019
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