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Home > City Departments > Public Works, Parks & Streets > Administrative Service

Administrative Service


To provide efficient administrative and clerical support for all Divisional operations and to keep all lift bridges in the City of Buffalo open to traffic.


  • Coordinates preparation of O & M and Capital Expenditures budget for the Division.
  • Prepares reallocations of funds for the Division
  • Maintains records for O & M accounts, Bond Funds, Block Grants and EDA accounts
  • Prepares statements of accounts on a monthly basis for each function
  • Orders and distributes office supplies to all functions
  • Supervises the maintenance of contracts on office equipment
  • Prepares contract documents and processes same through Departments of Law, Audit and Accounting
  • Maintains a contract ledger and prepares a monthly and quarterly contract compliance report
  • Maintains a file on all insurance and processes the renewal of same for the Divisions
  • Renews and codes all requisition requests for supplies, materials and services and prepares purchase requisitions, vouchers, and departmental orders
  • Complies monthly Summary of Register of Revenues
  • Maintains and disperses Petty Cash funds and prepares summary of transactions.
  • Conducts all aspects of the personnel function for the Division to include Personnel Requisitions, certifications, interviews, Letters of Nomination, Certificates of Appointment and requests for extensions.
  • Maintains all phases of payroll to include sick leave, vacations, BC/BS, life insurance time reports, register of salaries and payroll change notices.
  • Provide lift bridge service throughout the year on a 24 hour basis