City of Tucson

PARKS AREA SUPERVISOR (#3081)

$23.31-$41.52 Hourly / $48,484.80-$86,361.60 Yearly
Salary Grade: 815


General Description

Supervises trades specialists and equipment operation crews in the maintenance and improvement of park facilities and golf course grounds.

Essential Functions

Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of two or more full time employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit.

Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.

Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.

Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization's values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.

Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.

Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.

Supervises facility maintenance and development by inspecting the quality and safety conditions of golf courses or parks, safety conditions, performing repairs, renovations and improvements and assisting with grounds keeping or turf maintenance activities.

Writes bid specifications and justification.

Maintains and repairs equipment, responds to public inquiries and assists employees in completing assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years of lead or supervisory experience in landscaping or turf maintenance

"Lead" is defined as leading at least one (1) full-time FTE in a work unit.  It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, interns, etc.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least one (1) full-time FTE.

Valid and unrestricted Class D - Driver's License

Special Job Requirements

Some positions may require a Structural Pest Control Commission Applicator License

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

50 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 21

Occupational Group Description: Parks Maintenance

EEO Job Category Code: H

EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance

Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor

NCCI: 9102

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No


CLASS: 3081; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;