Urban Landscape Manager (20419517) Job at CalOpps, Bay County, FL

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  • CalOpps
  • Bay County, FL

Job Description

Description

The Position

This new Urban Landscape Manager will have a primary focus on park capital maintenance projects and all phases of park maintenance contractor service agreements under the direction of the Park Superintendent. Together both of the Urban Landscape Managers will manage park staff and contractors in the care and upkeep of parks, medians, municipal landscape and hardscape, trails and open space. This includes assisting the Park Superintendent with administrative duties, short and long-term planning, organizing and supervising park maintenance operations and functions.

 
Examples of Duties

  • Oversee assigned park maintenance capital projects and ensure all purchasing and legal requirements are met.
  • Plan, schedule, organize, manage and assign work within sections of the Park Maintenance Division.
  • Supervise employees as needed in performing park maintenance activities.
  • Assign, train, direct, evaluate and assist in selecting subordinate staff.
  • Monitor and prepare employee performance evaluations and plan staff development.
  • Determine the needs and direct the development of staff training in work techniques, safety and other work-related matters.
  • With assistance from the Park Superintendent, review, mediate and resolve personnel problems, and administer discipline.
  • Meet regularly with Park Superintendent to discuss program issues and receive input and/or direction on pertinent issues. When required, develop related recommendations to resolve problems.
  • Develop and maintain work productivity measures and direct operational changes.
  • Review field activities, confer with staff and direct the corrections of any noted deficiencies or deviations from accepted practices.
  • Assigned projects should be completed within approved budget and timeline and any variance need to be communicated to the Superintendent for approval.
  • Provide input for operating and capital improvement plan budget development.
  • Prepare estimate of maintenance impacts due to park or landscape improvements.
  • Monitor expenditures to ensure conformance with the Division’s budget.
  • Prepare bid materials, contracts and specifications for the maintenance of City owned landscaped areas.
  • Assist with consultants’ selection, contract administration and inspection of the work of contractors.
  • Determine the type of work to be done, and the personnel and equipment required to complete the work.
  • Coordinate with other departments as needed on assigned capital projects.
  • Interpret and communicate appropriate application of policy and operational procedures.
  • Confer with staff to review and monitor operations and program implementation.
  • Coordinate activities of the Parks and Urban Landscape functions with those of other City units and outside agencies.
  • Maintain  records and  prepare  a variety  of  complex  reports  and  memoranda  on  every  aspect  of  the section including maintenance reports on proposed landscape development projects and chemical reports for the County Agricultural Commissioner
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Job Announcement URL: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fremontca/jobs/4178634/urban-landscape-ma…

Job Description URL: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fremontca/classspecs/1028124

Job PDF: 

Ideal Candidate

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary to satisfactory job performance would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be: an Associate’s degree or higher in horticulture, recreation, business administration, or a related field and three (3) years progressively responsible experience in park operations, maintenance and/or construction (at least two years of experience must be at the supervisory level). A Master's degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

The following are highly desirable:

  • Certification in Construction Management
  • Certification as a Playground Safety Inspector
  • Certification as an International Society of Arboriculture Arborist

Licenses/Certificates/Special Requirements

A valid Class C California Driver’s License is required at time of appointment.

Incumbents must obtain a California Qualified Applicator Certificate (Pest Control) within 6 months of date of hire.

Benefits

The City of Fremont's Benefits Summary can viewed here.

Special Instructions

How to Apply

To view the complete job announcement and application instructions, visit: www.fremont.gov/cityjobs

The first review of applications is September 18, 2023.

Job Tags

Contract work, Temporary work, For contractors,

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