To plan, organize, direct, supervise and manage the assigned division or unit, including staff and activities. Responsible for monitoring and evaluating the work of contractors and for developing and implementing, on an on-going basis, best management practices and procedures for assigned area. Prefer a strong background in principals of landscaping, horticulture, aboriculture, irrigation, turf management, project management, and construction.
• Associate Degree from an accredited college. • Seven years experience in public works or construction at the journeyman level, three years of which must by at the supervisory level in disciplines relating to public works, water utility operations or construction. • The above Associate Degree may be substituted for High school or GED with ten years relevant experience.
Experience required in Parks & Landscape Maintenance. 3 years of which is preferred in Parks Management. Prefer a strong background in principals of landscaping, horticulture, aboriculture, irrigation, turf management, project management, and construction. Intermediate MOT and Class B CDL required (within 6 mos of hire).
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