INTRODUCTION Do you have a passion for trails? Do you love working outdoors? Do you want to make your community great? If so, then join us for an opportunity of a lifetime! The Prince William County (PWC) Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism is looking for a Maintenance and Operations Supervisor to lead a team of professionals in caring for the PWC trail system.
ABOUT THIS ROLE The Maintenance and Operations (M & O) Supervisor is responsible for the planning, scheduling, coordinating, and completion of all trail maintenance services for the PWC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (DPPT). Responsibilities include the supervision of a crew in a manner that promotes a positive work environment and fosters high morale. The M&O Supervisor will be responsible for interdepartmental coordination and communication in the development and design of the PWC Trail System, including working with volunteers, stakeholder groups, elected officials, neighboring jurisdictions, and the general public. The M&O Supervisor is responsible for quality control and performance management, and for ensuring that their staff and grounds operations are compliant with agency, local, state, and federal policies/rules/regulations. The M&O Supervisor will operate independently under general guidelines, will lead by example, and will perform both field work and office work. The M&O Supervisor is responsible for training, coaching, and mentoring of staff for tasks and techniques employed in the maintenance and care of trails and applicable equipment. The M&O Supervisor will be responsible for measuring and calculating areas, volumes, and rates as necessary for estimating materials/supplies, calibrating equipment, and for making product applications. Over the next five years, the trails maintenance team will grow exponentially as new projects are developed and the M & O Supervisor will need to recruit and train new crew members. In addition to working for a top-50 employer in Virginia, the position comes with unparalleled benefits including health and dental coverage, enrollment in the Virginia Retirement System, a defined contributions plan with County match, 11 paid holidays, 4 personal leave days, and generous training and professional development support.
4 years of experience supervising or leading trail and grounds maintenance operations
Class A CDL
VA category 6 pesticide applicator certification
Experience coordinating and working with stakeholders and volunteers
Mastery of the principals, methods, and techniques in the maintenance of trail systems
Ability to motivate, train, and lead a team of staff
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to prioritize, adjust, and adapt
Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
Excellent commitment and dependability
Good communication skills
Attention to detail
SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS Typical workday is 7.5 hours, Monday-Friday with some rotating weekend requirements. Schedule is generally 7am-3pm
Class A CDL (or ability to obtain one within 12 months of employment),
Category 6 Pesticide Applicator certification (or ability to obtain one within 12 months of employment),
Must pass a Pre-employment physical examination, driving record check, and background check
Must be at least 18 years of age
May be required to respond to emergencies after normal working hours, as needed
MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or G.E.D. and 3 years of related experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Valid Driver's License.
A pre-employment physical may be required for positions allocated to this classification, as posted in the job ad based upon specific position mandates.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
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.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises.
About Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism has a mission to create recreational and cultural experiences for a more vibrant community and envisions itself as a lead collaborator in delivering holistic solutions for community transformation. The Department’s service portfolio includes 57 parks and facilities spread across 5,000 acres, two waterparks, four community pools, three indoor aquatic and fitness centers (including one operated by George Mason University), three community centers, three golf courses, 50 miles of trails, 15 historic sites, and over 200 athletic fields. The Department has an operating budget of over $42 million including enterprise and restricted tourism funds and boasts a 40% cost recovery (70%+ for Recreation Services). The Department is proud to be the largest employer of youth in Prince William County and partners with numerous leagues to serve approximately 35,000 youth and adult sports participants annually.