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Tippecanoe County Government Park Manager / Assistant Maintenance Director in Lafayette, Indiana

POSITION:i i i i i i i i i i i iiiPark Manager/Assistant Maintenance DirectorDEPARTMENT:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiParks and RecreationWORK SCHEDULE:iiiiiiiiii8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-FSTARTING:i i i i i i i i i i i iiJuly 5, 2021SALARY:i i i i i i i i i i i i i ii$40,735.00 AnnuallyiTo perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the position satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.i Tippecanoe County provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless those accommodation would present an undue hardship.iIncumbent serves as Park Manager/Assistant Maintenance Director for the Parks and Recreation Department, responsible for maintaining the appearance of grounds and facilities and assisting in supervising personnel.iDUTIES:iSupervises and directs assigned seasonal and part time personnel, including planning/making work assignments and providing training and corrective instructions.i Maintains communication with Maintenance Director, including determining work priorities.i Performs duties of Maintenance Director in his/her absence.iObtains water samples, periodically testing and/or delivering to outside sources for testing.iMaintains inventory of various repair supplies and equipment, ordering/purchasing as needed.iPerforms grounds maintenance, including mowing/trimming, removing weeds, raking/blowing leaves, shoveling/raking gravel, trimming/removing trees and limbs, planting new shrubbery, and spreading salt on icy walkways. Applies pesticides and herbicides as needed.iInspects assigned parks for vandalism and natural damage.i Assists in maintaining and repairing buildings and structures, including performing minor carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work.i Makes minor repairs on equipment as needed.i Prepares buildings and equipment for winter, such as emptying water lines.iMaintains communication with Superintendent and Maintenance Director, including submitting required reports of activities.i Maintains communication with historical associations, school groups, and the public about programs/events and to promote park use.iMay be required to transport equipment used to haul crushed stone for maintenance of gravel/crushed stone drives and parking lots.iServes on 24-hour call for emergencies.iPerforms related duties as assigned.iiI.iiSKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:iHigh school diploma or GED with Baccalaureate Degree or related previous work experience preferred.iWorking knowledge of Department and OSHA safety policies and procedures, and ability to safely and properly operate a variety of equipment, vehicles and tools, such as drills, wrenches, screw drivers, hammer, shovel, rake, mop, broom, weed trimmer, pruner, push mower, tractor, and saws.iWorking knowledge of various pesticides and their application, including safety measures and effectiveness.iAbility to supervise and direct assigned seasonal and part time personnel, including planning/making work assignments and providing training and corrective instructions.iAbility to perform duties of Maintenance Director in his/her absence.iAbility to physically perform assigned duties, including sitting and walking at will, standing/walking for long periods, walking on uneven terrain, lifting/carrying objects weighing over 50 pounds, pushing/pulling objects, close and far vision, reaching, bending, climbing ladders and handling/grasping objects.iAbility to understand and follow written and oral instructions and read and follow chemical labels.iAbility to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision.iAbility to effectively communicate with co-workers, state agencies, historical associations, school groups, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender