The fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise the work performed in the care and maintenance of parks, special facilities and municipal building areas.
This position’s primary duty is the supervision of constructing, maintaining and operating the park system and Town owned public land. This employee is responsible for installing and maintaining all facilities within the park system and Town owned public land. This employee is expected to exercise considerable judgment in modifying work plans to meet unexpected situations. This employee works independently, under the direction of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director. This is the sixth of seven classifications.
Supervises the work of all general maintenance employees, full-time, part-time and seasonal, as well as contracted services and projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director: Plans, assigns, assists in, and supervises the work of general maintenance personnel engaged in installing, maintaining and repairing all parks facilities and Town owned public land.
Able to perform, when necessary, all functions of subordinate positions.
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director: Oversees inspections during construction of all park system and Town owned public land facilities.
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director: Reviews construction plans for completeness and accuracy. Makes recommendations for any needed changes.
Assists in preparation of Parks maintenance and capital budget regarding projects for Town parks, facilities and Town owned public land.
Makes recommendations for repairs and improvements for Town operated parks, Aquatics & Event Centers, and Town owned facilities and public land.
Make recommendations for improvements to Parks policies and procedures.
Assists in the monitoring of Parks, Aquatics, and Event Center maintenance budgets to ensure compliance.
Gives direction to skilled and unskilled personnel engaged in the maintenance operations of the park system and Town owned public land.
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director: Performs oversight of contracts for maintenance of park system and public land facilities.
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director: Responsible for the hiring and training of all part-time, full-time and seasonal general maintenance personnel.
Performs general maintenance personnel performance reviews and recommends discipline and advancement when appropriate.
Performs other related duties as necessary.
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
Performs other duties, which may be assigned from time to time.
Must be willing to accept on call assignments, on a rotating basis. Will be subject to call out at any time in the case of an emergency.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and
Five (5) years supervisory experience in parks maintenance or related field.
Any equivalent combination of education and experiences that provides required skills and abilities for the position.
Certifications & Licenses:
Possession of a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) or the ability to obtain same within 60 days from the date of appointment (Required).
Preferred Public pool operator certification; or the ability to obtain upon appointment.
Preferred National playground safety inspector certification; or the ability to obtain upon appointment.
Preferred Pesticide Applicators License; or the ability to obtain upon appointment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of methods, materials and tools and practices used in constructing, maintaining, and repairing parks facilities.
Considerable knowledge and experience in all aspects of field operations and supervision of a public parks and public land system.
Mechanical and structural aptitude to understand and maintain public parks facilities.
Familiarity with computer based control system components.
Skill in the use and care of the tools necessary to perform necessary duties of the position.
Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of general maintenance workers and other employees as well as contract services.
Ability to review plans of all types of parks and public land related facilities and recommend changes as needed.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Town personnel and the general public.
Ability to plan and supervise the work of field service personnel.
Ability to communicate effectively and cooperatively with other employees and the public.
Some positions may require the use of personal of Town vehicles on Town business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver’s license, and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for Town business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.
Some positions may require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Drives and maintains vehicles of light and medium equipment classification, operates various types of building, grading and digging equipment when needed. Operates basic office equipment including personal computer, copiers, printers, shredders, etc. Utilizes various types of measuring devices, such as electrical multi-meters, survey equipment, scales, chemical quantity devices, etc.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, talk, stand, hear, use hands to finger, handle, grasp, feel or operate instruments or controls; reach with hands and arms, and use a shovel and other hand tools. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, with or without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, airborne particles, fumes/odors, hazardous chemicals and dust. The noise level is moderate to loud.
Reasoning: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out assigned duties.
Ability to reason with a diversity of cultures and individuals and difficult conditions and often strong and vocal viewpoints.
Logic: Ability to perform basic skills, including organizational and process management.
Language/Communication: Demonstrable ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
About Town of Payson
The mission of the Town of Payson Recreation & Tourism Department is to provide for the health, inspiration and recreational opportunities for the people of Payson through the creation and maintenance of high quality programs, facilities and community special events. Combined with development of outdoor recreational programs that invite tourists and promote existing attractions & special events to increase the overall economic and social vitality of our community.