Responsible for planning and coordinating park capital improvement projects in concert with the Deputy Director of Parks. Work involves initiating, self-directing, and analyzing work details to assure projects are on task, on budget, and within master plan for the department.
[S = Sedentary (0-10 lbs); L = Light (10-25 lbs); M = Medium (25-50 lbs);
H = Heavy (50-100 lbs); VH = Very Heavy (over 100 lbs)].
Plan and analyze capital improvement projects for assigned area, and monitor capital improvement program expenditures assisting the Director as needed.
Procure bids for projects and products and prepare reports as needed.
Assist the Director with budget preparations and cost estimates for the park projects.
Assist with Parks Board meetings as needed making presentations, preparing notes, answering questions, and representing city staff.
Work with the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) as needed regarding placement and allocation of parks projects within new developments
Prepare and oversee related grant applications.
Prepare plans and specifications and cost estimates for projects.
Direct and instruct the schedule of work for architects, engineers, other consultants, and vendors throughout all phases of projects.
Coordinate and track design and construction of projects in the department including reviewing plans, budgets, quotes, bids, proposals, and related documents, making recommendations, and preparing necessary reports.
Consult with developers and citizens as needed to oversee the neighborhood and park zones reporting to the Director and Deputy Directors on related issues.
Prepare presentations for City Council, citizen groups, and committees as needed to brief interested parties on future plans and existing projects.
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Park Administration, Landscape Architecture, Urban Studies, Parks Planning or related field.
Three years of park planning or landscape architectural experience, including experience in public park design and construction. Proven project implementation and contract administration experience.
Possession of License as a Landscape Architect in the State of Texas highly preferred
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Playground inspector certification or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire date, if not already certified.
Valid Texas Drivers License with a good driving record.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on qualifications
About City of Burleson
A CITY OF BURLESON EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED online at www.burlesontx.com/jobs. For more information contact: Human Resources City of Burleson(817) 426-9641 225 W Renfro St Burleson, Texas 76028