Parks Foreman

department

Parks and Recreation

SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the Parks Maintenance Superintendent, performs a variety of supervisory and skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of buildings, grounds, parks, open spaces, and recreation structures. 

Exercises direct supervision over parks maintenance workers, part-time and seasonal employees as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

  • Supervise and participate in a variety of construction and building maintenance projects; perform minor carpentry, electrical, plumbing work, pour and finish concrete.
  • Supervise and participate in the maintenance and preparation of athletic fields, swimming pools, ball fields and parks sodding activities; maintain inventory of equipment.
  • Design, supervise and participate in a variety of duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems in parks and ball fields.
  • Supervise and participate in planting, watering and maintaining landscaped areas; Mix and apply chemical pesticides, herbicides and fungicides to recreational areas; maintain chemical and spray equipment inventory.
  • Prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; including replacements, refurbishing, restocking, improvements and modifications; submit budget justifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.

qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of relevant experience and one year of supervisory experience required
  • Possess and maintain of a valid driver’s license.  
  • Possess and maintain herbicide license.  Must be obtained within one year of date of hire. 
  • Possession of or ability to obtain CDL license within 6 months of employment.

HOURS

40 hours per week.
Typical hours are Monday thru Friday, day hours with occasional evening and weekend hours.
Requires being on call on a rotation basis. 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT

None

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested individuals may apply online (link available at top of this page).

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1228 N Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
402-462-3535

Deadline to apply:  5:00 pm CST, May 14, 2021

EOE/M/F/D/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant
This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227.