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Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTEDDIVISION: GREENSPACE MANAGEMENTSECTION: SPORTSFIELD SECTIONLOCATION: 6520 ALMEDA, HOUSTON, TX 77030 WORKDAYS & HOURS: MON. - FRI. 6:30 AM TO 3:30 PM Subject to change DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONThe Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD seeks a Field Supervisor to join its Greenspace Management team. The potential candidate will play a key role in the following duties: Coordinates and monitors teams of 3-5 permanent employees. Monitor landscape contractor to ensure compliance and communicate with contractor's staff. Manage additional temporary assistance in the form of probationers, seasonal employees, part-time employees, or volunteers to maintain a group of parks and street medians. Analyze and resolve staff equipment operating problems. Recommend changes to increase efficiency. Efficiently delegate tasks to balance workload and resources. Conduct inspections of parks and document work orders needed to repair/improve facilities. Maintains various records including statistics of labor, material and equipment resources on work executed. Set goals, train, motivate and periodically evaluate crewmember performance to improve performance. Maintain accurate records to support decisions. Ensure that employees have adequate work supplies and proper functioning equipment to perform assigned tasks. Oversee preventative maintenance of assigned vehicles, equipment and tools and is held accountable for equipment. Observes safety regulations and ensures that crews do the same. Perform other duties and activities that may be required during operation. WORKING CONDITIONS The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters or records boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , FIELD SUPERVISOR (GS), Other , Houston, Texas

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