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Park Maintenance Supervisor

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-837075
    • Job Location: Sheridan, CO
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 14, 2022
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About this Opportunity!

Park Maintenance Supervisor

(Full Time, Non-Exempt)

$57,340 - $70,325 per year

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair and performing daily inspections to assigned District maintained Parks. Supervises and/or directs daily activities of a Parks Maintenance crew including full-time, part-time and seasonal staff.

Essential Duties:

  • Plans, prioritizes, schedules, assigns and dispatches crews and equipment to maintain District parks, and play courts to respective locations on a daily basis.
  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate assigned staff; provide or coordinate staff training; and work with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Assists the Park Maintenance Manager in developing division goals and objectives and the annual budget of assigned divisions.
  • Assist in preparing, enforcing, maintaining and modifying policies and procedures manuals; conduct periodic staff meetings to provide and gather information, answer questions and respond to complaints and concerns, both internally and externally.
  • Performs periodic inspections of all grounds to ensure proper maintenance.
  • Trains personnel in techniques for safe and efficient operation of equipment, tools, machinery, work methods and chemical applications.
  • Reads water meters, activates irrigation systems and fountains at the beginning of the season and winterizes all systems, fountains, and shelters at the end of the season.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain Computer Centralized irrigation controllers.
  • Performs daily maintenance on parks’ ornamental water fountains as assigned including filter cleanings and repairs to timers, pumps, lights, nozzles and liners.
  • Reads water meters, activates irrigation systems and fountains at the beginning of the season and winterizes all systems, fountains, and shelters at the end of the season.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain Computer Centralized irrigation controllers.
  • Performs daily maintenance on parks’ ornamental water fountains as assigned including filter cleanings and repairs to timers, pumps, lights, nozzles and liners.
  • Reads water meters, activates irrigation systems and fountains at the beginning of the season and winterizes all systems, fountains, and shelters at the end of the season.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand irrigation blueprints.
  • Conducts and documents safety training of assigned staff.
  • Keeps accurate records of daily activities and provides lists of materials for cost tracking. Responsible for providing accurate information for preparing purchase orders.
  • Maintains and cares for assigned hand tools and equipment including trenchers, pickup truck, trailer, compressor, etc. Maintains and routinely inventories parts and materials used while performing maintenance duties.
  • Exercises good judgment and proper safety precautions and practices at all times.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with District employees, vendors, and various outside user groups to coordinate their programs and special events.
  • Must be courteous and helpful to the public and fellow employees.
  • In the absence of the Manager, may be asked to assume his duties and responsibilities.
  • Responds to emergency callbacks on a 24-hour basis.
  • Assist as needed with the installation of new irrigation systems and the extension of existing systems.
  • May assist with snow removal.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age with a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of Parks Maintenance including the knowledge, methods, materials and equipment used in the care and maintenance of parks, athletic fields, play courts, and tennis courts, including welding, fabrication and proper use of chemicals and their applications.
  • Supervisory experience required.

Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:

  • Colorado Pesticide Applicator’s License as a Certified Operator or Qualified Supervisor in the Turf category or the ability to obtain within three (3) months of employment.
  • Certification by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering as a Cross Connection Control Technician or the ability to obtain upon hire.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License or the ability to obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record.
  • Any related certifications.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with coworkers, patrons, and supervisors, and effectively manage and prioritize situations and goals to maximize available resources and problem solving skills in order to analyze complex problems and implement appropriate corrective actions.
  • Frequently works without supervision within established organizational values, policies and procedures.
  • Skilled in the use of maintenance equipment; understand oral and written instructions; and operate or receive training on various types of maintenance and construction equipment. Ability to read and understand blueprints and instructional materials.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.

Material and Equipment Used :

Mower, trimmer, various hand tools, trencher, tractor and implements, gas torch, irrigation pipe and fittings, electronic testing, locating equipment, motor vehicle, personal computer and other standard office equipment. This position will drive a District vehicle and/or a personal vehicle for business purposes.

Working Environment :

Regularly requires strenuous work outdoors with exposure to a variety of weather conditions, ecosystems, and landscapes; regular exposure to adverse conditions such as dust, noise, chemicals, and extremes in temperature, ultra-violet radiation exposure, and precipitation, including unlit or low light night-time activities.

Physical Requirements :

Stand, walk, sit, manually manipulate, reach outward, reach above shoulder, bend, lift up to 50 pounds. May occasionally climb, crawl, squat and kneel. The employee must communicate clearly and effectively, must understand and be understood. The employee must be able to see close up and at a distance with vision acuity and the ability to adjust focus allowing a broad field of vision.

This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work environment and physical demands.

We’ve Got You Covered!

South Suburban pays:

  • 90% of the employee-only medical insurance cost
  • 68% of dental & vision insurance cost
  • 100% short-term & long-term disability cost
  • 100% life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance cost

South Suburban offers:

  • FSA options for additional medical expenses

Happy Employees Are the Best Employees

  • South Suburban provides an employee assistance program at no cost that includes: counseling, financial planning, legal assistance, and much more!
  • Our Employee Wellness Program gives covered staff the ability to reduce their medical premium by $360 annually

Take Time Away to Do What You Enjoy

  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 4 personal days per year
  • Earn 11.5 paid vacation days per year
  • Paid sick leave to rest, recover, and take care of yourself

We’ve Got Your Back

  • Up to 8% 401(a) Employer contribution/match that vests after 3 years of service
  • Diverse trainings to grow your professional and personal skillset
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program that covers up to $1,800 per year

Play Where You Work

  • Employee engagement is a priority at South Suburban. Staff gatherings have included: pictures with the Stanley Cup, Chili Cook-Off, Ice Cream Social, Shuffleboard Tournament, Employee Appreciation Luncheon, just to name a few
  • Monthly wellness challenge opportunities and staff recognition honors

We LOVE Our Facilities and So Will You:

  • Free daily admission to recreation centers, tennis courts, ice rinks and swimming pools
  • 50% off food at South Suburban restaurants
  • $5 to $10 for nine holes of golf at four different courses

To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.