Landscape / Parks Maintenance Superintendent

City of Moorpark | Moorpark, CA

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Posted Date 11/04/2019

To supervise, assign and review the work of staff or contractors responsible for maintaining the City's parks, facilities, open space, trails, and landscape assessment districts; to administer service contracts and monitor contractor performance; to manage capital projects; resolve customer complaints; coordinate compliance with the City's tree ordinance, including tree permits and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. Receives direction from the Parks and Recreation Director; exercises direct supervision over maintenance, professional, technical, and administrative support staff; administers contracts; and monitors performance. This position is overtime exempt.

Essential Functions:

1. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff and contractors responsible for maintenance, repairs, and improvements for the City's parks, facilities, trails, open space, and Landscape Maintenance Districts; administer service contracts and evaluate the work of maintenance contractors; maintain records documenting maintenance, repairs, and improvements.

2. Provide responsible staff assistance and support to the Parks and Landscape Manager.

3. Manage and participate in the implementation of Parks and Facilities Division's goals and objectives; implement approved policies and procedures.

4. Establish schedules and methods for providing maintenance services; identify resource needs; review needs with appropriate management staff; allocate resources accordingly.

5. Participate in the selection of assigned maintenance staff, supervise, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies.

6. Administer and oversee a variety of projects and programs as assigned, which may include administration of a capital improvement program for park and recreation projects, streetscapes, trails and open space; maintenance contracts; inspections; and contract management, including meeting with contractors to discuss maintenance issues, and evaluate contractor performance.

7. Monitor water usage in parks, medians, parkways, and other landscaped areas; design and recommend irrigation modifications; monitor herbicide, pesticide and fertilizer use; conduct rodent controls; assess erosion risk.

8. Coordinate, schedule and assign maintenance staff for community center, active adult, recreation and other program and facility rentals; conduct fire and safety inspections; repair deficiencies at City facilities.

9. Oversee building cleaning; maintain HVAC system; maintain security and fire alarms; facilitate office moves and building equipment and furniture relocation; maintain storage inventory.

10. Conduct Citywide backflow inspection; monitor graffiti on City property; maintain equipment inventories.

11. Manage and participate in the development and administration of the park maintenance and improvement and facilities annual budgets; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; direct and implement adjustments as necessary.

12. Prepare analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities.

13. Provide assistance to manager on capital improvement project planning and supervision.



Five years of increasingly responsible experience in landscape, parks, and building maintenance, including two years of supervisory or lead worker responsibility.


Equivalent to the completion of two years of college or an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university, supplemented by specialized training in landscape, parks, and building maintenance and contract administration. A Bachelor's degree is desirable. The two years of college education requirement may be substituted with an additional four years of responsible and related work experience.

License and Certificate:

Closing date of application is 11/24/2019.

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Local Government
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