Under direction, leads, directs, and oversees staff, operations, and activities of assigned park maintenance crews. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, care and maintenance of parks, grounds, and recreation facilities; oversees and participates in complex projects in park maintenance, landscape construction, irrigation systems, and weed and pest control; and performs related work as required.
Receives direction from higher-level supervisory staff. Leads and directs lower-level staff and volunteers.
The Park Foreman is responsible for planning, overseeing, and directing the operations and activities of assigned park maintenance crews. Performance requires the ability to work independently with initiative and discretion within established guidelines. This classification is distinguished from the Park Supervisor in that the latter has overall administrative and operational responsibility for park maintenance, programs, and services.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
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Must possess: strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work around machines, to climb and descend ladders, to operate a variety of tools and equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and to distinguish colors in wiring; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. Frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard and/or calculator and to operate tools and equipment. Incumbents in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and inspect work sites. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds or heavier weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment.
Incumbents work in both indoor and outdoor environments with moderate to loud noise levels. May work in controlled temperature conditions, cold and hot temperatures, or inclement weather conditions. Exposure to chemicals, mechanical and electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Incumbents will interact with individuals in interpreting and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures.
Incumbents may be assigned an on-call and irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings, evenings, and holidays.
Date Adopted: 5/31/17 Job Code: 7451L FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Supersedes: Park Foreman dated 7/29/15