This position is responsible for supervising the maintenance of City recreational facilities and parks, as well as completing special projects as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
- Plans, implements, and administers maintenance activities for the City’s recreational facilities and parks; troubleshoots maintenance problems.
- Performs inspections and identifies needed maintenance and repair work; makes work assignments; establishes priorities; and develops preventive maintenance schedule.
- Supervises, directs, evaluates, and disciplines a crew of personnel; ensures compliance with City policies and procedures; and ensures the availability of parts and materials.
- Schedules and oversees the work of contractors; serves as project manager; ensures work adheres to policies, quality standards, and safety practices; and approves final work product.
- Conducts staff meetings and coordinates employee training activities.
- Maintains equipment inventory; monitors equipment for necessary maintenance and repairs; and orders equipment and supplies.
- Works with department staff to identify special maintenance needs and to prepare for special events.
- Participates in the design of new park facilities and ensures all facilities meet City guidelines and codes.
- Performs and/or oversees in-house construction on park buildings and contracted labor projects.
- Maintains knowledge of City ordinances and building codes.
- Completes special projects as assigned.
- Operates a variety of tools and equipment.
- Prepares purchase orders.
- Develops scale drawings, materials lists, and cost estimates for projects.
- Assists in labor ratio and material cost estimates on special bid specifications for City building projects.
- Develops weekly cost and materials lists for projects.
- Assists in the development of the annual budget; makes budget recommendations; and manages approved funds.
- Completes a variety of regular and special reports; maintains files and records.
- Performs related duties.
- Knowledge of facility construction, maintenance, and repair principles.
- Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
- Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
- Skill in management and supervision.
- Skill in planning.
- Skill in the operation of a variety of construction equipment.
- Skill in developing construction plans and drawings.
- Skill in problem solving.
- Skill in interpersonal relations.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
The Recreation & Special Events Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
Guidelines include building codes and City and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
- The work consists of varied management and technical maintenance duties.The variety of tasks to be performed contributes to the complexity of the work.
- The purpose of this position is to manage the maintenance of City facilities and parks.Successful performance in this position contributes to the efficient and effective delivery of leisure services to area residents.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
- Contacts are typically with coworkers, other City personnel, volunteers, elected and appointed officials, community leaders, contractors, vendors, and the general public.
- Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate persons.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
- The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching or walking. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
- The work is typically performed in an office or outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.
This position has direct supervision over assigned personnel.
- Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
- Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
- Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
The qualifications listed above represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.