DEFINITION: Supervise all tasks and personnel in Parks Maintenance Division. Does all related work as required. This is a mid-level management position. Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director or designee who establishes major objectives and reviews work for results obtained. Independence of action under industry standards and practices and department guidelines is stressed. Responsible for the supervision of all Parks Division maintenance staff. Prioritizes, outlines and assigns projects and reviews completion of work assigned.
TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK: Any single position in this class will not usually perform all the duties listed and some positions may involve duties which are not listed. Manage division and supervise employees. Participate in employee hiring and training. Schedule, assign and monitor work; evaluate performance. Supervise and assign work for parks maintenance staff, including all daily park goals and objectives. Supervise maintenance of irrigation systems including pumps. Supervise maintenance of parks equipment and facilities. Supervision of division expenditures and resources. Prepare recommended division budget. Assist Public Works Director or designee in all administration functions of the division. Work closely with Park and Recreation Program Manager to coordinate maintenance activities as related to planned park improvement projects, recreation programming and special events. May provide input on design elements. May design irrigation systems, landscaping improvements or other elements associated with park improvements.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ability to: operate passenger vehicles and various motorized equipment; use various sizes and shapes of tools; walk in all types of terrain; sit; kneel; climb various equipment including stairs and ladders; hear; see; produce documents and reports legibly; make decisions and explain policy; work in various weather and temperature conditions; to work in restrictive spaces; wear personal protective equipment; work out of doors and with dust and various chemical compounds; work among noxious weeds and odors; follow oral and written communications; manage multiple tasks efficiently.
Applications Close: 5:00 p.m. July 20, 2018
How To Apply: Complete an application form available via one of the following methods.
Submit completed application to Human Resources by the closing date listed in the job announcement. Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. All required documents should be presented with the application. Resumes are not accepted either in addition to or in lieu of the City of Roseburg application form. Faxed or electronic applications are not acceptable.
Selection Process: Applications are thoroughly reviewed and screened by the Human Resources Office. Since these are competitive selection processes, applicants whose backgrounds appear to most closely match the needs of the particular vacancy will be considered. Once the screening is complete, Human Resources notifies all candidates of their status. This process can take from one to four weeks after the closing date. Due to the number of applicants and the limited number of job opportunities, not all applicants proceed in the recruitment process.
Equal Opportunity Employer
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three years supervisory experience as a crew lead, Superintendent or similar position. Four years of responsible parks maintenance experience including tree, turf and irrigation systems and at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Graduation from high school or completion of the equivalent GED certificate. Additional training in parks maintenance field. Possess valid Oregon Driver's License, with acceptable driving record, at time of employment. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which insures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Post-offer physical including drug screen.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT-KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Thorough knowledge in each of the following areas: Park operation and maintenance, procedures and practices; principles of landscaping, forestry and maintenance of sports fields and parks facilities; operation and maintenance of irrigation systems; understanding of water rights and related requirements; the safe and efficient use of appropriate tools and heavy equipment; personnel and supervisory practices; health and safety hazards and proper precautionary measures including PPE. The ability to make material and personnel estimates, interpret plans and specifications, keep records and make reports. Basic computer skills including email communications, word processing and spreadsheets.
Additional Salary Information: $31.5006/hr
About City of Roseburg
The City of Roseburg is a home rule, full service city, operating under the Council/City Manager form of government. The Mayor is elected at large for a 2-year term and 8 Council members are elected, two from each City ward, for a 4-year term. The City Manager and Municipal Judge work directly for the City Council. The City Manager supervises all City employees. There are 160.35 City employees providing a full range of City services. There are three bargaining groups, IAFF, RPEA and IBEW, along with management and mid-management employees. The City consists of 10.6 square miles with an annual total budget of $61,504,525 and a General Fund budget of $27,398.889.