City of Boston

Superintendent-Park Maintainence

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/9/2023 11:41 AM)
Req ID
2023-23856
Dept
Parks Department
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
Parks Franklin Park
Salary Min
70,017.52
Salary Max
104,514.18
Union
SE1
Openings
1
Posting End Date
7/1/2023
Contact Email
Deanine.Bell@boston.gov

Overview:

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

 

This is a provisional appointment.

 

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):

 

Under the direction of the Commissioner or his/her designee, organizes and directs the maintenance and operation of city parklands and recreation areas under the operating responsibility of the Parks and Recreation Department and coordinates the maintenance programs with pertinent department divisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs through General Foreman, Foreman and other employees, the maintenance of assigned parklands, park programming, regional and neighborhood parks, athletic and sport areas.
  • Coordinates maintenance schedules, major equipment assignments and activities of subordinates and their individual responsibilities within the assigned region.
  • Meets weekly, at a minimum, with the Director of Park Maintenance to review work schedules, identifies and generates solutions to problems to ensure that performance goals and schedules are being achieved.
  • Prepares budgetary and cost estimates for the maintenance manpower needs of the region for the presentation to the Director of Park Maintenance.
  • Makes recommendations on specifications for purchase of new equipment and supplies for the region to the Director of Park Maintenance.
  • Approves requisitions for supplies and equipment from Foreman.
  • Maintains a variety of records, including but not limited to; time sheets, work schedules, expenditures and equipment use.
  • Prepares reports and attends meetings as required.
  • Provides technical advice, assistance and instruction to subordinates as required.
  • Investigates and maintains documentation on public complaints pertaining to Parks and Recreation area maintenance.
  • Handles personnel problems which have not been resolved at the Foreman or General Foreman levels.
  • Ensures that departmental policies, procedures and standards regarding maintenance, equipment use and health and safety issues are adhered to.
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

 

  • Applicants must have a minimum of: A.) at least four (4) years of paid experience in Park Maintenance, or related field of which B.) two (2) years must have been in a supervisory capacity.
  • A college degree in Park Management or related field may be substituted for the two (2) years supervisory capacity.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • This position works out of Franklin Park Service Yard and applicant must be able to work any assigned shift and any assigned area.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL, DRUG TEST & CORI REQUIRED OF SELECTED APPLICANT.

 

MUST HAVE AND MAINTAIN A VALID MASSACHUSETTS DRIVER'S LICENSE.

 

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED

 

TERMS: Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/MM4-7

Hours per week: 40 

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