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Job Posting: Recreation Maintenance Supervisor

ANTICIPATED VACANCY: RECREATION MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

SALARY – $46,945.60 (STEP 0)

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

1.         Supervises the planting and care of trees, flowers, shrubbery and lawns;

2.         Directs the maintenance of parks and recreation areas, including playing fields, skating rinks, and swimming pools;

3.         Schedules and assigns work in accordance with seasonal requirements and weather conditions;

4.         Leads in work projects and works with personnel as needed on scheduled and emergency work projects;

5.         Supervises all snowplowing of parks and recreation areas, the arterial highway and some municipal parking lots;

6.         Supervises the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment in recreation areas;

7.         Requisitions supplies and equipment and makes budgetary recommendations pertaining to work projects;

8.         Maintains daily records and prepares reports on activities;

9.         Does related work as required.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance of grounds and recreation areas; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to keep detailed records and make reports; mechanical aptitude; reliability; resourcefulness; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EITHER:          (A)       An Associate’s degree in Horticulture, Natural Resources Conservation or a related field and one (1) year of work experience supervising and performing grounds keeping and park maintenance work;

OR:                  (B)       Three years of experience in grounds or park maintenance activities, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity;

OR:                  (C)       An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated in (A) and (B).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.  PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG TESTING IS REQUIRED.  APPLICANT MUST BE APPOINTED FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE ELIGIBLE LIST.

SUBMIT APPLICATION BY MAY 22, 2012 TO:

City of Poughkeepsie
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601

The City of Poughkeepsie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.