Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to plan, schedule, and supervise the maintenance of Parks and Forestry buildings, facilities, grounds, and equipment; as well as serve as the Snowmobile and ATV Trails Program Coordinator.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Inspect park properties, facilities, and equipment for maintenance and repair needs. Complete inspection reports as needed.
• Prioritize, assign workers and supervise maintenance and repair of department buildings, grounds and equipment. Monitor and evaluate work from beginning to completion.
• Serve as the trails coordinator, and administer the state funded ATV and Snowmobile trail programs in Wood County. Maintain budgets for these programs.
• Responsible for hiring FTE and seasonal maintenance employees. Recommend employee discipline, promotion and discharge. Evaluate work performance of subordinates.
• Train personnel regarding maintenance operations and departmental policies. Coordinate required safety training for maintenance staff.
• Coordinate volunteers and Emergency Management personnel, to assist in maintaining and operating properties and facilities.
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date inventory of maintenance equipment. Schedule/assign equipment repairs. Make recommendations for equipment replacement, and assist in departmental CIP planning.
• Inventory, evaluate, and order necessary maintenance and cleaning supplies.
• Maintain knowledge of park operations, maintenance, trends, and methods. Attend seminars, workshops, and other training sessions. Schedule continued education for maintenance staff.
• Supervise Powers Bluff Winter Recreation Area. Maintain and update operational procedure handbook, and required safety and operational forms, as required. Train staff involved with operations of the ski and tube hill.
• Attend department and other meetings as required.
Additional Tasks and Responsibilities
While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.
• Respond to public concerns, inquiries, and complaints regarding the maintenance program and trails program. Promote Department activities with the public.
• Maintain knowledge of dam operations and EAP. Assist in the operation and maintenance of dams as needed.
• Assist in Department planning and budget preparations.
• Perform special projects and studies as directed by the Parks and Forestry Director.
• Coordinate signage for all county parks and recreational trails.
• Coordinate Special Use Permits and work with community volunteers and nonprofit organizations on planning events.
• Prepare contracts for special services and special interest groups.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Bachelors degree in Outdoor Recreation, Parks Management, Natural Resource Management, or related field; prior work experience supervising others and working with the public; minimum of two (2) years work experience in general building and grounds maintenance, preferably in a parks, recreation, and forestry application; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. A valid Commercial Driver’s License with Class A and B endorsements required, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of date of hire.