| Organization: ||
City of Indio
|| Job Category: ||
| Job Type: ||
|| Country: ||
|| State/Province: ||
|| City: ||
|| Post Code: ||
|| Salary and Benefits: ||
$82,219 - $121,475 + Excellent Benefits
|| Post Date: || 05/20/2014 ||
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: WWW.INDIO.ORG
The Parks and Facilities Manager is a management level class responsible for overseeing all Parks and Facilities capital projects for the City. Under general direction, leads, plans, supervises, and coordinates the City's Parks and Facilities Capital Improvement Projects; represents the City and serves as a liaison with architects and contractors, community organizations, and City departments in the building, renovation, and/or rehabilitation of City owned facilities and parks; oversees facility maintenance for City owned buildings and parks; performs other related duties as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING):
- Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the Parks and Facilities City's Capital Improvement Projects; represents the City and serves as a liaison with architects and contractors, community organizations, and City departments in the building, renovation, and/or rehabilitation of City owned facilities and parks; oversees facility maintenance for City owned buildings and parks; oversees maintenance of fifty (50) Lighting and Landscape Maintenance Districts; coordinates work activities with other departments and agencies.
- Develops, implements, and maintains departmental goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures for improving organizational performance, enhancing services, and meeting goals; ensures that goals are achieved.
- Directs, coordinates, and supervises the work of assigned staff; discusses job progress with Parks and Facilities Supervisors and Inspectors and ensures that inspections are performed according to City standards; provides motivation and training for assigned personnel; monitors work activities to ensure safe work practices, work quality and accuracy; participates in the hiring and evaluation of assigned staff.
- Works with architects and engineers in the design of public buildings and facilities improvements; participates in all phases of project design; participates in the preparation of construction documents; writes requests for proposals and develops bid specification packets for public projects; opens and awards bid contracts; takes projects through the approval process.
- Manages and supervises the administration of contracts, including the preparation and authorization of change orders and contractor payments according to schedule; prepares and authorizes change orders; performs construction management to ensure projects are within compliance and completely within schedule; determines project workflow; maintains project files and records on each project.
- Manages the repair and maintenance of all City owned facilities, including parks and buildings. Selects the species of trees and plants for all new developments; reviews and approves all landscape plans for developments.
- Manages the formation and maintenance of all Landscape and Lighting Districts. Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares forecasts; monitors expenditures; approves all expenditures.
- Serves as a technical liaison to assigned committees and commissions; works with individuals or groups to resolve conflicts and take action to alleviate citizen complaints; writes and presents staff reports to the City Council and various commissions. Establishes positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associations, City management, staff and the public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)
The required qualification is to possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Real Estate, Accounting, Planning, Liberal Arts, Horticulture, Parks, Recreation, Public Administration, Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or a related field.
The required qualification is to possess four years of experience in the planning, maintenance or construction of parks or public buildings, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity
Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license.