Whatcom County’s Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting for the position of Maintenance & Construction Supervisor. If you have excellent supervisory and project management skills and are looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community, we hope to hear about your qualifications to fill this key role at Whatcom County. The Maintenance & Construction Supervisor is a critical member of our leadership team, overseeing and performing tasks related to maintenance, construction and repair of facilities, grounds, operating systems and equipment.
Key duties include:
·Supervising an eight-person maintenance crew;
· Managing demanding maintenance programs and construction projects;
·Promoting and supporting the mission of the Department;
·Assisting the Parks Operations Manager in project planning, scoping and scheduling staff and materials.
Whatcom County Parks & Recreation manages or oversees 16,000 acres of land comprised of 74 properties. These include natural areas, parks, gardens, tidelands, beaches, historic buildings, special use areas, and 67 miles of recreational trails. Additionally the department manages or provides funding for 8 senior activity centers, a community center and a firearms range. The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich the quality of life for the community and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of Whatcom County through provision of outstanding parks, trails, open space, natural areas, recreational activities and senior services. For more information about the Parks and Recreation Department, visit www.whatcomcounty.us/parks. Also view the Parks and Recreation Department 2019 - 2020 Mission and Objectives online.
Associate’s Degree +
2 years of supervisory experience +
One or more of the following: • 5 years journeyman level construction trades experience; and/or • 5 years project management or foreman experience in construction industry; and/or • 5 years experience in facility and grounds maintenance.
Additional Salary Information: Unrepresented Salary Range 325
Full salary range: $5,039 - $6,901 per month.
Starting salary anticipated to be $5,039 - $5,447 per month
About Whatcom County Parks & Recreation
The Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department operates, oversees and maintains 66 park properties comprising 15,875 acres, serving approximately 750,000 visitors annually, as well as 60 miles of trails for bikers, hikers and horseback riders throughout Whatcom County. We are located along the Canadian border beautifully positioned between the San Juan Islands and the Cascade mountain range. Our scenic community is made up of approximately 206,000 people.Whatcom County offers a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental and vision coverage for employees, spouses, and eligible dependents. Our benefits package includes attractive paid leave provisions and an average of 12 holidays per year. County employees participate in the Washington State Retirement System and may select from two deferred compensation plans. Please visit our website at: www.whatcomcounty.us for more benefits information.