Public Works Supervisor – Parks

Town of Avon | Avon, CO

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Posted Date 4/03/2019

The Public Works Supervisor – Parks is responsible from April through November, for supervision of daily operations related to the Town’s parks, open spaces, grounds, green belts and streetscape structures; and special events support staffing. For the months December through March, the position is responsible for management and supervision, as assigned, for snow removal and low snow project assignments.

Avon Hiring range - $52,796 to $57,301


A high school graduate (diploma) or equivalent is required. Experience with snow removal, ice management, winter park maintenance is required. At least three (3) years of supervising, training, and mentoring five or more individuals. A combination of skills and experience which meets these requirements will be acceptable. A Bachelor’s degree preferred. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and may be subject to random, unannounced drug and alcohol testing as outlined in the Town’s Drug and Alcohol Policy.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of pertinent state and local rules, regulations, ordinances and other regulatory standards as needed Knowledge of policies, procedures practices and equipment associated with snow removal and parks and grounds maintenance including hazards related to fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and winter deicers Practical knowledge of a variety of noxious weeds and safe means of removal Knowledge of a variety of plants, trees, shrubs and turf in terms of botanical health requirements, growing zones and watering/nutrient needs as needed Knowledge of administrative principles and practices including goal setting and program budget development and implementation as assigned Knowledge of office equipment and programs including Outlook, Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel Ability to provide leadership, coaching, motivation and work direction to staff, evaluate work performance, provide constructive and positive feedback Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally through written and oral communication to develop and articulate departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures Ability to train and develop staff in core areas, including customer service and safety Ability to make independent decisions regarding prioritizing parks maintenance and activities Requires possession of a Colorado Commercial Driver’s License and ability to pass a DOT physical examination Ability to acquire Flagger Certification Ability to maintain a restricted applicator’s license for weed and pest control or obtained within one year of employment

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