Park Manager II - Heavy Equipment/Asphalt (13270, Grade 22)
Maryland National Capital Park | Gaithersburg MD
The Montgomery County Department of Parks, Facilities Management Division seeks an experie...
The Montgomery County Department of Parks, Facilities Management Division seeks an experiencedPark Manager II Heavy Equipment/Asphalt. Park Managers at this level are responsible for planning, developing, supervising, and implementing a wide variety of trades programs and projects including the leadership of a Park operations staff (supervisory, technical, maintenance, trades) to implement work programs. The incumbent will be expected to interact with people inside and outside the organization, including the public, to exchange information, coordinate, obtain agreements, gain compliance, or achieve other desired actions.
Incumbent leads, coordinates, and monitors the work of Equipment Operators at various levels, Park/General Maintenance Workers, who support skilled trades workers to perform the full range of skilled Heavy Equipment/Asphalt Operations of the highest complexity and variety. Responsibilities involve leading work efforts to construct, repair, maintain, and renovate Commission paths, parking lots, driveways, parkways, stream banks, storm water ponds, and property. Assist other Facilities Management trades with excavation projects and work requests. Supervisors and Inspectors, check work. Performs other related duties as assigned.
In accordance with The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Merit System Rules and Regulations, if you are the successful applicant for this position, as a new hire your appointment to a career position is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of twelve months.
Examples of Important Duties
Instructs and advises crews in maintaining safe and secure work sites (i.e., identify and correct safety hazards, identify and labels confined workspaces).
Attends training to increase knowledge, awareness, and safety.
Utilizes personal protection equipment such as respirator, foot and eye protection while performing duties.
Sets up equipment and tools safely at job sites and provides instruction on proper use and safety measures.
Operation/Maintenance of Tools, Equipment and Uniforms
Assigns and maintains inventory of power equipment, materials, supplies, tools, safety equipment and vehicles assigned to heavy equipment/asphalt crew.
Schedules monthly preventative maintenance on equipment.
Responsible for directing several crews in the performance of one or more skilled trades.
Responsible for the quality and quantity of work assignments.
Complies with Commission's practices regarding recycling and disposal.
Make sure employees unloaded and loaded tools, equipment, supplies, and materials in the morning and evening.
Look for more efficient ways to perform tasks, implement tools and technology to create efficiency.
When employees return to the shop make sure they have all necessary paperwork completed and getting ready for the next day's tasks.
Make sure crew was out of the shop no later than 7:00 a.m. and back to the yard no earlier than 2:45 p.m. 8. Make sure that crew used their breaks in accordance with the Union contracts (no combining times).
Administrative Related Tasks
Unit/Staff Supervision: a. Assists in defining goals and objectives for the heavy equipment/asphalt shop programs and developing routine policies and procedures.
Leave requests for annual, compensatory, and personal leave were completed and submitted for approval (1) day in advance.
Review work orders/requests proper labor codes, times, documentation, corrections and close out.
Ensures workload is appropriate and adjusts as necessary.
Confers with architects, engineers, managers, and supervisors regarding projects and assignments for shop.
Recommends practical and technical changes.
Coordinates work efforts and delegates assignments and tasks.
Sets priorities and establishes timelines for completion of assignments.
Evaluates work and counsels staff on ways to improve performance.
Prepares personnel forms and documents as prescribed by regulations and enforces Commission rules, regulations, and policies.
Monitors work of contractors and vendors.
Obtain permits as required.
Heavy Equipment Tasks
Performs critical ADA compliance work to remove barriers.
Prepares and reviews material requisitions and estimates of tools, equipment, supplies and materials required to complete assignments.
Purchases and confers with vendors to identify materials and supplies needed, obtaining bids and price quotes.
Maintain crew and project schedules and reports expenditures, materials used, time, tasks completed, accidents, and injuries.
Leads activities of skilled trades workers on difficult and complex projects.
Coordinates daily activities of the shop and contractors from start to completion of projects.
Inspects all work and keeps projects on schedule.
Provides training and technical assistance on assignments.
Performs advanced and complex skilled work.
Inspects work to ensure compliance with applicable codes and practices (i.e., building, electrical, fire, plumbing, natural gas, propane gas).
Recommends and implements corrective action and prepares repair estimates.
Bachelor's degree in park management/administration, outdoor recreation, natural sciences, or related field, and two years of progressively responsible experience which includes park operations program planning and development and supervision of staff; or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid driver's license.
Additionally, contingent upon area of assignment, some positions in this class may require:
a. Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements upon appointment, or the ability to acquire one within six months.
b. Maryland Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator's certification in the categories appropriate to the work assignment.
c. Certification by the National Playground Safety Institute.
Class/Specification: Park Manager II
Person(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions).