City of Baytown, TX

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Parks Crewleader

at City of Baytown, TX

Pay: $16.05 to $20.07/hour
Salary : $16.05 - $20.07 Hourly
Posted: 6/29/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2127764
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Parks Crewleader
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 06/27/18 12:00 AM Central Time
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/31/18 4:59 PM Central Time
Salary:$16.05 - $20.07 Hourly
Job Type:Full Time
Location:Parks & Recreation, 2407 Market St. Baytown, Texas
Department:Parks & Recreation
Supervises a crew and performs maintenance and operation of parks medians, landscape, parks facilities, and right-of-ways.  Interprets work orders and assigns the job to employees.  Drives crew truck, makes needed repairs and adheres to all safety procedures.

Oversees and participates in ground maintenance which includes mowing, trimming, weeding flower beds, planting trees, litter removal, chemical spraying, irrigation installation and repair, and drainage work and leveling.
Oversees and participates in facility maintenance of park structures, including landscape bed and park sign bed construction
Oversees and participates in vehicle maintenance which includes minor repair and upkeep of trucks, tractors, and power hand tools.  Oversees and participates in construction and maintenance of  small buildings, plumbing, electrical, irrigation, carpentry, painting, etc.  Oversees and participates in maintenance of greenhouse and tree farm.
Performs planning and scheduling duties.
Oversees and participates in preparation for special events including Christmas parade, July 4th celebration, Special Olympics etc.
Drives crew truck to and from shop to worksite.
Performs graffiti removal.  Performs all other related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • One year of related experience.
  • Obtain Valid Texas Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with the endorsement of air brakes, cargo, and combination within six months of employment.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Possess T.D.A. non-commercial pesticide license.

 Additional Information:
Ability to exercise good oral and written communication skills.  Knowledge of overall park division and use and upkeep of small equipment and irrigation system.  Ability to supervise and organize work crew.  Knowledge of pesticides, green house, plants, and MSDS.  Ability to get along appropriately with co-workers and the public.