The fundamental reason this position exists is to supervise the work of skilled and semi-skilled workers administering herbicide and pesticide applications and maintaining City right-of-ways, drainage easements, and other City owned properties. The essential functions of this position are: supervises employees; oversees the application of herbicide and pesticide spraying and mowing operations of right-of ways, drainage easements, and City-owned properties; designs and oversees landscape and plant projects; prepares and maintains records of equipment, materials, and supplies; coordinates maintenance work. Supervision is received from the Assistant Director, Maintenance.
High school diploma or GED and five years’ experience working at a nursery/garden center or in landscape maintenance to include one year experience in the application of restricted chemicals. Two years related supervisory or lead worker experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to those applicants with experience maintaining street rights-of-way or administering a mosquito control program.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide
the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama driver's license. Ability to be on-call 24 hours and work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed for emergencies and/or special events. Applicants must have obtained either a State Public Health License or a Rights-of Way License at the time of appointment and must have obtained the other of the two within six months after appointment.