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									CITY OF COLVILLE JOB DESCRIPTION PARK DEPARTMENT JOB TITLE: Park Superintendent REPORTS TO: FLSA STATUS: GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This management position is responsible for the administration and supervision of all construction, landscaping, and maintenance work done to City park facilities and coordination of Park facility use. SUPERVISES: Two full-time employees: Park Maintenance Lead Worker and secretary, part-time and seasonal employees as assigned to the Park Department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 35%…Facilities Management…Develops and administers a maintenance program for the City parks, including all machinery and playground equipment. Coordinates with landscape architects, engineers, consultants, and community members on Park development projects. Inspects and administers Park construction projects and contracts. Coordinates the Public’s use of park facilities and play fields and maintains complete records. 30%…Administrative Management…Assists in obtaining park grants. Attends meetings as needed /necessary. Makes accurate cost estimates, interprets maps, blueprints, charts, and photos. 20%…Financial Management…Prepares and manages the Park Department budget and the Vaagen’s Memorial Account. 15%…Supervisory Management…Selects, trains, evaluates, disciplines, and recommends discharge of all Park Department personnel and assigns work schedules. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Associate degree in Recreation and Park Administration, Horticulture, Park Maintenance Management, or equivalent field of training and experience required, Mayor Exempt



including at least one-year experience as Park Maintenance Foreman or Supervisor. Bachelor’s degree preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Technical: Requires extensive knowledge of park maintenance procedures and the role of parks in the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Must have demonstrated ability to establish a turf maintenance program, select and properly apply fertilizers, fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, and other related chemicals. Social/political: Ability to work with a diverse public. Budgeting: Strategic planning Supervisory: Plan, organize, direct and control all activities associated with park and green space maintenance. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Valid Washington State Drivers License. Washington State Department of Agriculture Public Pesticide Operators License. Current First Aid Certificate. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A majority of the duties performed by this individual will take place in and around City facilities and properties, including parks and buildings. Employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. There is frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. Employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level or the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Attendance at night meetings is required and meeting schedules or responding to emergencies may require working more than forty (40) hours per week. Employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift



and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


________________________________________________ Mayor Robert J. Anderson

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_________________________________________________ Holly Pannell, City Clerk/Human Resources Manager

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