The fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise Parks and Recreation Department work crews involved in skilled or semi-skilled carpentry or painting activities. The major work duties include planning for an assignment, directing activities on a work site, documenting project activities, and supervising a work crew. The distinguishing characteristics of this classification include responsibility for supervising work crews engaged in manual semi-skilled to skilled labor performing a variety of maintenance and construction duties. The employee must also perform skilled manual work on a project. Incumbents work under general direction. They are generally in charge of the crew, plan and carry out assignments with considerable independence, and have some latitude in developing procedures and methods. Assignments are received at the beginning of the shift and the foreman typically prioritizes the assignments. Supervisors are contacted for guidance in cases of unexpected occurrences or unanticipated situations. Errors made during the performance of tasks can result in safety hazards to the general public and the work crew. Supervision is received from the District Parks Maintenance Superintendent.
Two years of experience as a lead worker on a construction or maintenance crew involved in carpentry and painting.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must have a valid Alabama’s Driver’s License.
Working Conditions: Requires working outside which includes traveling over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces and working in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements. All jobs require the movement of objects weighing from 50-70 pounds with assistance; bending or stooping repeatedly over time; and working with heavy tools and equipment, paints, cleaning agents, or similar solutions. May work some weekends during peak seasons or prior to and after special city events. May work longer than normal regular hours to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.