The City of Livermore, CA invites you to join our progressive City as the Public Works Supervisor (Landscape Services) in the Public Works Maintenance Division.
The Public Works Supervisor (Landscape Services) plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities of the Landscape section; recommends and implements section goals, objectives, and performance standards; administers and monitors landscape contracts ensuring compliance; administers the Landscape Maintenance Districts (LMDs), Community Facilities Districts (CFDs), and the sections budget; supervises directly and through field supervisors the tasks performed in the installation, repair, and maintenance of landscaping, irrigation, planting, cultivation, pruning, mowing, and caring for shrubs, flowers, groundcover, turf, and trees; oversees staff application of herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers, and other chemicals; reviews development plans for compliance with City standards; develops and administers programs and policies; and participates on a variety of committees.
The Ideal Candidate
Experience: Four years of progressively responsible, journey level experience in public works or a related field, and at least two years of lead or supervisory experience. Public sector experience in a similar environment and contract management experience are highly desirable.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by specialized training or college coursework related to landscape maintenance. An Associates Degree is desirable.
Certification: Requires a Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) Qualified Applicator Certificate prior to the completion of the twelve-month probationary period.
Application Filing Period
A City application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted on-line and received by Human Resources by 5:00 pm, Monday, November 26, 2018.
For questions about this exciting employment opportunity, please check out our website and/or contact the City of Livermore Human Resources Division at (925) 960-4100.
The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.