City of Pearland, TX
  • 21-Nov-2017 to 13-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Parks Maintenance
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • $23.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Non-Exempt

The City of Pearland offers full time employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, TMRS, gym membership, and much more !

Ever dream of making turf a work of art?

If you enjoy maintaining sports and athletic fields, the City of Pearland needs you! 

We are looking for a dynamic go getter to lead the charge to ensure that Pearland's sports and athletic fields are ready to make champions and inspire a love of sports in a new generation of players.  If you fit the bill this is your opportunity to make dreams come true!  


Job Summary 

Coordinates activities of park crews and other workers engaged in the maintenance and in-house construction operations at parks, athletic fields, medians, and public grounds by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate personnel.

Manages subordinate Crew Leaders who supervise employees in the Parks Maintenance and Sports Fields/Irrigation Divisions of Parks and Recreation. Is responsible for the direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Supervisory Functions:

Regular and timely attendance at work.

Directs, instructs, schedules, reviews and evaluates the work activities of subordinate personnel including assigning daily tasks.

Directs the maintenance and in-house construction operations at parks, athletic fields, and public grounds.

Responsible for taking care of employee paperwork such overtime forms, requests for time off, first report of injury, incident reports, reviews, etc.

Oversees the maintenance and preparation of athletic fields.

Reviews landscape and irrigation plans for the City parks developments.

Develops and oversees budget for the division.

Hires and evaluates employees for the division.

Coordinates in-house park development and improvements.

Plans, organizes, and implements park maintenance and construction schedules according to accepted practices and procedures.

Prepares and compiles daily and monthly reports and records.

Requisitions, purchases, and maintains supplies.

Inspects work activities and projects, evaluates needs, and develops appropriate plan-of-action.

Ensures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in proper working condition.

Operates a riding mower, spray units, and power tools, as needed.

Monitors accounts; coordinates preparation and activities for special events.

Serves as "essential personnel" and remains available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man made disaster, or any other event the Director of Parks and Recreation and/or City Manager deem necessary.

Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Licenses

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, in an area of, or closely related to, horticulture, is required.

One (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Non-Commercial Applicators license from Texas Department of Agriculture required; or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire date.

Class "C" Texas Drivers License required or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Ability to operate a City vehicle for business use, lifts, backhoe, tractor, spray rig, Toro workman, bunker rake, bobcat, pruners, shovel, hoe, loppers, saws, sledge hammer, pick, axe, and various other hand tools.

Ability to read and interpret rules and regulations, Employee Handbook, and procedure manual.

Skill to operate light equipment.

Ability to provide leadership and direction to staff.

Knowledge of pesticides and their application.

Knowledge of ballpark construction and required maintenance.

Knowledge of light equipment, its application, and how to operate.

Knowledge of landscape, planning, building, and maintaining.

Knowledge of trees, planting, pruning, and urban forestry issues.

Ability to use business English, spelling and punctuation.


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