The City of Oregon City is looking for a dynamic individual to fill the role of Parks and Cemetery Manager. This role oversees and manages all functions of the Parks Maintenance team as well as the operations of the Cemetery, including interments and burials. This is a management-level position with a salary range of $81,108.00 to $101,280.00 per year.
Principles, practices, techniques, and equipment used in the construction, maintenance, and improvement of parks, cemeteries, and related facilities.
Computer proficiency and office-related productivity software
Methods, techniques, materials, and supplies used in turf management, landscaping, and facility construction and repair.
Construction management principles and practices.
Budget preparation and administration process.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Pertinent codes and regulations affect grounds and facilities' access to and safety.
Safety and environmental health programs.
General knowledge of horticultural & arboricultural industry standards & practices.
Skills and Abilities to
Plan, develop, and maintain programs and projects for the successful operation of the department.
Organize and sequence projects and routine maintenance tasks to effectively use available staff and resources.
Analyze and evaluate programs, projects, and operational needs.
Manage the work activities of field and office staff in a manner that optimizes service delivery.
Coach, mentor, evaluate, and discipline staff.
Handle pressure and/or difficult situations in a calm and defusing manner.
Facilitate consensus among stakeholders, and exercise sound judgment.
Operate and demonstrate the use of vehicles, equipment, and tools used in the maintenance and operations of City parks and cemeteries.
Read, understand, and interpret plans, blueprints, and specifications for park projects and the ability to prepare cost estimates, write construction or equipment specifications, and prepare bids.
Write clear and concise reports, letters, and other written materials, requests for proposals.
Interpret and follow all rules, laws, codes, and regulations governing maintenance work and use of public parks.
Make public presentations.
Track and record expenditures.
Prepare and keep clear, complete records and logs of activity, including staff performance.
Organize work and building an effective team to respond to high-volume service requests.
Use sufficient math skills to prepare cost estimates and evaluate budget line items.
Work cooperatively with the public and stakeholders, work as a contributing team member, work productively and cooperatively with other teams and external customers, and convey a positive image of the City.
About Oregon City
Oregon City is located 13 miles South of Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas Rivers. The city has three major zones, defined by steep hills or bluffs. Oregon City is home to shopping areas, recreational opportunities, businesses, a wide variety of historical and cultural attractions, and several Interpretive Centers and Museums dedicated to celebrating the Pioneer spirit. Oregon City was the first State Capital and is the County Seat of Clackamas County.