Recruits, selects, and trains the professional, technical, & maintenance employees.
Directs & supervises intermediate supervisors in the maintenance & care of recreation & park areas, facilities, and equipment.
Assigns & supervises the work of personnel in planning, urban forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture, construction & design.
Evaluates & reviews the work performance of Park Division personnel; makes field inspections.
Coordinates maintenance, construction & custodial functions with the programs of the Recreation Division.
Prepares written & oral reports and documents; prepares specifications and contracts.
Works closely with engineers, architects, and contractors in developing/implementing plans for various projects, including renovations & maintenance.
Acts as the general contractor and coordinates with sub-contractors for force account projects; prepares design work & specifications.
Negotiates & manages contracts for new construction & development, renovation, repairs, maintenance, & security for the District.
Ascertains future needs for park areas.
Knowledge, skills & abilities
Current concepts, functions, development, of maintenance, & operation of recreation & park facilities & grounds. Philosophy of the recreation & park profession.
Horticulture, plant pathology, arboriculture, & park management; plant nomenclature & adaptabilities as applied to California’s environment.
Building construction, current building codes, technical skills needed for construction & maintenance of public buildings & their related utility systems.
Ability to develop detailed plans and specifications.
Knowledge of basic budgeting procedures.
Plan, guide, & direct the work of the Park Division personnel; capacity to make decisions objectively; skilled communications.
Attend monthly Advisory Board meetings
Work harmoniously with fellow employees & the public. Resolve personnel problems and grievances.
Graduation from a college/university with a Four (4) yr. degree in park administration or similar field, with a minor in planning, conservation, recreation, or public administration. Five (5) years administrative or management experience, or any combination experience & education.
Valid California Drivers license with good driving record.
Department of Pesticide Regulations. Qualified Applicators License, Category “B”