The Public Works department is looking for a highly qualified Operations Supervisor to assist the Deputy Director with the management of the staff and activities within the Parks and Landscape Division. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: plans, directs, and coordinates the implementation of the Parks Division work plan; assists with the maintenance and operations of the Landscape Maintenance Districts; participates in the development of the operating budgets for areas of responsibility; participates on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; receives, investigates, and responds to citizen requests; performs related duties as required and special projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal and supervisory skills to motivate the team and meet the goals and objectives of the department and City; the ability to effectively utilize their strong communication skills and expertise in parks, landscaping and building maintenance; have strong customer service skills; the ability to perform administrative duties required and special projects related to parks, playgrounds, landscaping and irrigation systems; the ability to work in a fast-paced role and provide complex staff support in the areas of responsibility to the Deputy Director(s) and Director of Public Works.
Must have a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent. An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in parks and natural resource management, recreation and leisure studies, landscape architecture or a related field is highly desirable.
Five (5) or more years of increasingly responsible experience performing parks and facilities maintenance, preferably in a Public Works environment, which includes 2 years in a lead role.
License or Certificate
Possession of a valid Class B California Driver’s License is required.
Possession of a valid Landscape Irrigation certificate is required within one year of appointment.
Possession of a valid Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) certification is required within one year of appointment.
Possession of a Landscape Industry Horticultural Technician (LIHT) certificate is required within one year of appointment.
Possession of a valid Qualified Applicator’s License within one year of appointment.
Possession of a valid Playground Safety Inspector Certification from the National Playground Safety Institute (NPSI) is required within one year of appointment.
Possession of an ISA Certified Arborist designation is highly desirable, and may be used in lieu of LICT and LIHT certifications.
Possession of a Pest Control Advisor’s license is desirable.
For more information about the position and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.ci.patterson.ca.us
Deadline to apply: March 10, 2023 at 5:00 PM