The City of Chandler Community Services Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Parks Maintenance Supervisor. This is a regular full-time, non-exempt position with benefits.
City of Chandler Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest-growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler’s success is attributed to its dedicated and diverse employees.
Why work for Chandler?
Accrue 122 hours paid vacation in your first year, eligible to be used immediately following accrual
Accrue 96 hours paid sick leave in your first year, eligible to be used immediately following accrual
12 paid holidays per year plus additional time off at the end of the year (Winter Break)
Dress code is business casual, with jeans on Fridays
Free Tumbleweed Recreation Center membership
Professional development opportunities
Tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 annually, $3200 for part-time employees
City contributions of 1% gross wages per pay period to deferred compensation
Become part of the Arizona State Retirement System with a 100% City contribution match
3 medical plans to choose from along with dental and vision coverage
Diverse and inclusive environment
Robust Employee Wellness program with $350 incentive
Who we are Community Services The Community Services Department enhances the quality of life in Chandler through a vast provision of diverse and affordable educational and recreational experiences. We create community through people, parks, and programs. From from connecting people to lifelong learning through community libraries to providing at least one Neighborhood Park per square-mile of residential development to making play accessible for all ages. Our employees drive every decision, every innovation, and every aspect of our department culture to make Chandler a premier community.
Parks Operations The Park Operations Division, consisting of 58 employees, serves a growing and diverse population of 269,123 residents. We are stewards of over 1,500 acres, containing 70 developed and undeveloped parks, 60 athletic and multi-use fields, 155ramadas, 95 playgrounds, 26 tennis courts, 9 pickleball courts, 35 sand volleyball courts, 60 basketball courts, 2 disc golf courses, 2 racquetball courts, 1 cricket field, 63.4 miles of walking and biking trails, 4 dog parks, 26 restrooms, 1 archery range, 1 skate park, 1 BMX bike park, 2 urban fishing lakes, and many more specialty parks and trail areas. The ParkOperations Division’s staff plays a critical role in the City of Chandler’s quality of life initiatives by providing safe, clean and well-maintained parks that offer exceptional recreational experiences. By providing health, wellness, educational, and recreational opportunities, child and adult development, preserving and protecting the environment and community assets, and contributing to the economic growth and development of the city; parks play a meaningful, significant, and contributive role in the growth and recreation of the community.
Who we are looking for Our new team members will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and collaboration. We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and experience in managing and maintaining park irrigation control systems, equipment,amenities, and facilities. A leader who motivates and trains staff to be more efficient and productive as well as developing them to reach their full potential. Provide a healthy and safe environment for both the users of our facilities and staff that maintains them. One who has a passion for parks and provides the opportunity for everyone to enjoy them!
Essential Functions: 1. Supervises and oversees the daily operations of the assigned area by setting goals and objectives, manages schedules and work priorities, monitors and evaluates performance, facilitates access to resources and training, provides guidance and addresses issues, conducts interviews, and makes hiring decisions. 2. Prepares and updates maintenance and irrigation schedules. 3. Ensures the safety and compliance with federal, state, and local laws by overseeing and monitoring inspections and maintenance of playgrounds, athletic fields, sports courts, irrigation systems, and other park amenities 4. Reads and interprets specifications, plans, and blueprints for construction and remodeling park-related projects and makes recommendations before and during construction. 5. Oversees, participates in, and coordinates the scheduled maintenance, repair, and installation work on City property andon various systems; performs the most complex installations; schedules and approves quotes for work and repairs with contractors; supervises contractors. 6. Assists in writing bid specifications on equipment; inspects, tests, and evaluates incoming supplies, materials, and equipment. 7. Performs various administrative tasks; establishes operating procedures and standards; provides budgetary input; tracks expenditures and approves P-card purchases and transactions; reviews purchase requisitions or expenditures of assigned staff. 8. Responds to internal and external inquiries and provide notification of work being performed to stakeholders. 9. Plans, oversees, supervises, and participates in landscaping, weed, and pest control activities.
Associate's Degree in Parks Management, Horticulture, Resources Management, Landscape Horticulture or a related field; and
Five (5) years’ experience in construction maintenance including repair of parks facilities, turf landscape management, recreation areas, or large outdoor athletic complexes; and
Two years lead or supervisory experience; and
Experience with Maintenance Technicians and Irrigation Control System
Valid Arizona Driver’s License with acceptable driving record; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Ten (10) or more years’ experience in maintenance including repair of parks facilities, turf landscape management,recreation areas, or large outdoor athletic complexes.
Ten (10) or more years’ experience in irrigation maintenance including repair and installation of irrigation systems.
Five (5) years lead or supervisory experience overseeing staff or contractors.
Possess one or more of the following: · Certified Irrigation Technician (CIT) · Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA) · Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor (CGIA) · Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC) · Certified Landscape Water Manager (CLWM) · Certified Drip Irrigation Designer (CDID) · Certified Irrigation Designer – Landscape (CID – Landscape) · Water Sense or ALCA Labeled Certification Programs (Landscape Professional, Irrigation Technician, SustainableLandscape Management, Irrigation System Design, Irrigation System Installation and Maintenance, or IrrigationSystem Audits)
Welcome to Chandler Arizona, the Community of Innovation. Our vision is to make Chandler a world-class city by delivering outstanding public services, creating a unique community and ensuring an exceptional quality of life. It’s who we are! It’s what we do!