Parks Maintenance Supervisor - Riverview, Hohokam and Fitch Parks
Salary $69,444.34 - $102,518.83 Annually
Full Time | Mesa, AZ
The current vacancy is in the Athletic Fields and Riverview Assignment. The Parks Maintenance Supervisor assigned to this position will directly manage Riverview Park, Hohokam Stadium, and the Fitch Park Training Facility. Duties include overseeing the maintenance of 105 acres of landscaping and park amenities through the management of City Maintenance staff and service contracts.
A Parks Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for supervising and overseeing the maintenance, minor construction, repair of park grounds and facilities, aquatics facilities, and other landscaped areas. Working through subordinates, duties include: planning, organizing, coordinating, instructing, and evaluating the work of employees involved in parks maintenance and repair activities (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, masonry, fence repair, playground equipment service and repair, and welding), ball field preparation and maintenance, equipment operation, aquatics facilities maintenance and repair; equipment service and repair, contract administration, and park mechanical and flood irrigation. The Parks Maintenance Supervisor analyzes service and maintenance needs in the areas of parks maintenance; and assists in the preparation of special project designs and implementation, including irrigation systems and plant selection, to meet the needs of a variety of City owned parks and basins. Responsibilities include: selecting, scheduling, training, and evaluation of subordinates and volunteers. Additional responsibilities include: participating as a member of the aquatics, parks, and sports field maintenance management meetings; developing equipment and facility maintenance procedures, overseeing special projects and repairs in parks and complexes; assisting in writing, bidding, and enforcing maintenance contracts, monitoring of master agreement and special project allocations; coordinating staff training, implementing section policies, serving as liaison with special interest groups, recreation programming, and other City staff to avoid conflict between required maintenance and development activity and recreational programming; and specialized maintenance of fountains and aquatic facilities, irrigation programming, pump operations and maintenance, or construction and maintenance related projects Citywide. This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.
Aquatics and Parks Assignment: Responsible for supervising and overseeing the daily program operations of aquatic facilities, park facilities, landscape maintenance, minor construction, and repair of maintenance operations; and landscape services for aquatic facilities, parks, basins, athletic/sports fields, playgrounds, related public grounds, and other landscaped areas such as water retention basins, pump maintenance, and lake maintenance. Responsibilities also include preparing, authorizing, and monitoring compliance work, quality control, and maintenance of aquatics and parks contracts. This includes administration of contract terms and conditions to adjust for unforeseen conditions or problems by verifying the nature and extent of the problem, negotiating with contractor toward solution, and preparing the appropriate forms to formally amend the contract. This position oversees all aquatics and parks contracted functions and, when issues are escalated, acts as the City’s liaison with private contractors to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of the contracts, and to negotiate with contractor to reach a mutually acceptable solution. Work involves use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, custom database applications, and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping system applications. Responsibilities also include inspecting and monitoring the central Motorola irrigation system to ensure functionality; installing, troubleshooting, and repairing the Motorola irrigation system as needed; performing preventative maintenance and repairs to parks and basins irrigation pump systems; and dealing with hazardous materials as related to county, state, and federal requirements and health regulations in the daily maintenance and repair of aquatic facilities. This position is a liaison to the Department of Homeland Security which includes serving as a Preparer of facility reports and security programs, serving as the Assistant Site Security Officer for all designated facilities, and acting as the Facilitator for the Alternate Security Program for all designated facilities.
Athletic Fields and Riverview Assignment: Responsible for supervising and overseeing the daily program operations of the facility and landscape maintenance, minor construction, and repair of Riverview Park athletics and sports fields, and other assigned areas. Working through subordinates, duties include: planning, organizing, coordinating, instructing, and evaluating the work of employees involved in maintenance and repair activities at assigned parks, lakes, and sports fields; maintenance; equipment operation; equipment service and repair; contract administration; coordination with professional baseball teams for park irrigation schedules, and site preparations for professional baseball team and City uses; and serves as a liaison with special interest groups, recreation programming, and other City staff. This position oversees all parks, athletic, and sports field maintenance functions and, when issues are escalated, acts as the City’s liaison with private contractors to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of the contracts, and to negotiate with contractor to reach a mutually acceptable solution. Responsibilities also include managing; monitoring to ensure utilities are maintained within budgetary requirements; and inspecting the operation of central irrigation systems such as Motorola, Rainbird, and Calsense. This also encompasses working through subordinates who are responsible for programming, troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and monitoring the operation of central irrigation systems. This assignment serves as the Political Subdivision Responsible Individual through Arizona’s Pest Management Division for the Parks Maintenance Team. Work involves use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, custom database applications, and GIS mapping system applications.
A Parks Maintenance Supervisor exercises considerable independent judgment in planning maintenance activities, major seasonal projects and works cooperatively with other staff to ensure resources are used in the most efficient manner. A Parks Maintenance Supervisor receives supervision from an Aquatics and Parks Maintenance Superintendent or a PRCF Deputy Director who reviews work through meetings, conferences, reports, and results achieved. This class is subject to emergency call-out during off-duty hours. This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.
Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Parks Management, Horticulture, Resources Management, Landscape Horticulture or Architecture, or a related field. Considerable (3 - 5 years) experience in the maintenance and repair of parks facilities, recreation areas, large outdoor athletic complexes, and/or commercial aquatic (pool) complexes; OR considerable (3 - 5 years) experience in contract administration involving parks maintenance (landscaping, janitorial, lighting, etc.); including one year of supervisory experience.