Occ. Code 6962600





New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard





            A Pavement Marking Supervisor is a working supervisor of a work crew performing pavement marking maintenance and repair activities.  These positions only exist in the NYS Department of Transportation.




            Pavement Marking Supervisornon-competitive;  working supervisors of a small to medium sized work crew performing pavement marking maintenance and repair activities; may perform and/or supervise the performance of the full range of snow and ice removal activities at a location on a shift.




            Sign Crew Supervisors are working supervisors of a small to medium sized work crew performing traffic control and roadside signage installation, maintenance and repair activities.  Incumbents may perform and/or supervise the performance of the full range of snow and ice removal activities for a small to medium size work crew. 


Highway Maintenance Supervisors 1 supervise and work with a work crew of laborers and operators of various sized equipment involved in highway maintenance and repair projects in a Department of Transportation residency.




Supervises a work crew in the performance of a variety of construction and maintenance tasks.


·      Interprets the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) in order to setup appropriate work zones and safety measures.


·      Works with Equipment Operator Instructors to provide on-the-job training, evaluation, and certification for the striping machine and related driver endorsements.


·         Completes and submits forms to document on-the-job training.


·      Schedules work projects and makes individual work assignments to crew members.


·      Orally instructs crew members in the activities and tasks to be performed and answers their questions concerning work procedures.


·      Provides and explains simple written guidelines for work if they are available.


·      Observes work in progress and inspects completed work to ensure adherence to instructions, guidelines, and schedules.


·      Maintains records of work performed, materials, and labor as part of a manual or automated maintenance management system.


·      Has contact with the general public both in person and via telephone regarding pavement marking projects and associated roadwork as well as snow and ice removal activities.


·         Provides crew training in the operation of all pavement marking equipment.


May work with contractors in planning and scheduling pavement marking work, including lane closures and the inspection of work in progress and completed work.


Performs all tasks related to a highway maintenance pavement marking program.


May operate self-propelled machinery such as cars, trucks, construction equipment and riding mowers; non-self-propelled machines such as highway paint stripers, compressors, generators, and bituminous heaters, and may use hand and power tools such as axes, shovels, chain saws, and power mowers.


May perform or supervise the performance of the full range of snow and ice removal activities at a location or shift:














As a working supervisor, may perform all of the tasks and activities outlined in the Classification Standard for Highway Maintenance Worker 1.




            Pavement Marking Supervisors supervise a work crew consisting of four to five positions of Highway Maintenance Worker 1.  A member of this crew may also be a Highway Maintenance Worker 2. Incumbents assign work; provide instructions, advice, and written guidelines, if available; and regularly observe work in progress and work which is completed for adherence to instructions and schedules.  Pavement Marking Supervisors submit written reports to their supervisors of the work performed and the materials, equipment, and labor used.




Promotion:  possession of a New York State Class B Commercial Drivers License with Category 2 and 3 DOT striper certifications and:


A.   one year of pavement marking experience and one year of permanent service in a title in DOTs Highway Maintenance Division allocated at Grade 8 or above;


B. one year of experience as a lead worker or supervisor in a Highway Maintenance position allocated at Grade 10 or above.          



Date:  3/12


NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.