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Parks Supervisor II

Company: City of Louisville, KY
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description

VACANCIES (2)

Parks Urban Landscape & Aquatics Maintenance Supervisor

Parks Special Events Supervisore

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Supervises multiple grounds and facility maintenance work crews, including group and event set-up and security

Exercises supervision over subordinate personnel

Examples of Duties

UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION

Assists in budget preparation and monitors and controls expenditures

Delegates work and responsibilities to achieve goals and objectives

Interprets, explains and enforces regulations, policies and procedures and renders decisions

Enforces safety procedures to insure safe operation of equipment and employee safety

Provides technical assistance and instruction concerning the operation and use of equipment and materials

Plans, organizes and evaluates grounds and facilities maintenance programs and operations for compliance to standards and regulations, and recommends modifications and improvements

Inspects completed work, and consults with staff to discuss problems, procedures and work assignments

Coordinates projects and activities with departments and contractors

Prepares and submits bid specifications and bid requests, and recommends procurement of materials, equipment, supplies and services

Performs related work

Minimum Requirements

Associate's degree

Agriculture

Business Administration

Environmental Science

Forestry

Horticulture

Landscape Architecture

Park Management

Public Administration

Recreation

Related field

WORK EXPERIENCE

Three years of park or facilities management, landscaping, horticulture, forestry, or grounds maintenance experience, including one year of supervisory experience

EQUIVALENCY

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, but must include one year of supervisory experience

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Must wear safety equipment as mandated by OSHA

Must be on 24 hour call

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work

Lifts and carries items weighing up to 70 pounds

Lifts and carries items weighing over 70 pounds in a team setting

Spends prolonged periods of time sitting, standing, walking, carrying, stooping and climbing

Must work a varied schedule

Spends prolonged periods of time exposed to the elements

Supplemental Information

DESIRABLES

PARK URBAN LANDSCAPE & AQUATICS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Preferred applicant will have advanced knowledge of landscape design, greenhouse activities, pesticide application and grounds maintenance operations including plant identification.

Knowledge of boating and safe water practice needed as this position will also be responsible for maintaining LPR neighborhood ponds and waterways.

Including aquatic water treatments for invasive plants.

PARKS SPECIAL EVENTS SUPERVIOR

The Special Events Parks Supervisor II is responsible for assisting Louisville Parks and Recreation's Events Team

The supervisor will work with the events team and event coordinator and assist with delivery and set up of essential items for events including but not limited to picnic tables, trash cans, bike racks and tables and chairs.

Responsibilities also include weekly maintenance of Louisville Parks and Recreation Pocket Parks (smaller parks located throughout the city).

The supervisor will oversee a group of Dismas or seasonal staff to accomplish daily tasks.

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