City of Boston

Park Maint Foreprs##

Posted Date 3 months ago(3/5/2021 2:00 PM)
Req ID
2021-19286
Dept
Parks Department
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
Parks Franklin Park
Salary Min
39,694.94
Salary Max
55,436.89
Union
AFG
Openings
3
Contact Email
Aliya.Wilform@boston.gov

Overview:

THIS IS A DEPARTMENTAL ONLY POSTING. ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FROM THIS DEPARTMENT MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.

 

The position is open only to employees of the Parks and Recreation Department in accordance with the provision of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 31.

 

This is a provisional appointment.

 

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION (essential functions of the job):

 

Under general supervision, directly supervises a large group of laborers and other employees engaged in maintenance and cleaning of parks grounds, buildings, and other facilities, who may be assigned to various districts throughout the city, including school department athletic fields under the jurisdiction of the Parks Department; and does related work as required (such as training of subordinates in new work methods; recycling; and updating existing work methods).  

Responsibilities:

  •  Supervises the trimming and care of shrubs and lawns.
  •  Investigates complaints from the public and initiates appropriate remedial action.
  •  Requisitions supplies and materials.
  •  Inspects all work to ensure that it is performed properly.
  •  Maintains time records.
  •  Prepares required reports.
  •  Performs related work as required 

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

Applicant must have knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in park maintenance; ability to plan, train, assign and supervise the work of personnel; ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in carrying out work details and allocating work; ability to observe and enforce safety precautions; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to maintain records and to prepare reports; ability to perform work in the field under varying climatic conditions. Applicant must be able to exercise good judgment and focus on details as required by the job.

 

Applicant will work any assigned area and assigned shift.

 

MUST HAVE AND MAINTAIN A MASSACHUSETTS DRIVER'S LICENSE.

MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A VALID MASSACHUSETTS HOISTING LICENSE WITHIN THE FIRST SIX (6) MONTHS OF PROMOTION.

CORI CHECK REQUIRED.

CITY OF BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED

Terms: Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA1-13

Hours per week: 40

Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Boston Career Center site for more information on compensation. For each Salary Plan, salaries are listed by Grade and Step.

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