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Parks Project Manager

Company: ProKatchers
Location: Madera
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Position: Parks Project Manager Duration: 02-03+ months contract (potential Extension) Location: 701 East 5th Street, Madera, CA 93638 Hours: M-F 1 st shift Job Description:

  • The Parks Project Manager is a division manager within the Parks and Community Services Department and exercises full responsibility for planning, organizing and directing the work activities of the park maintenance and landscape maintenance district services divisions.
  • The incumbent performs the more complex design and construction of park and recreation improvement projects, reviews development projects for design conformance and accuracy and performs complex professional planning assignments requiring considerable knowledge of land development, planning, design standards and regulations, construction and maintenance.
  • This classification is distinguished from the higher-level classification of Director of Parks and Community Services in that the Director has overall responsibility for management of the Parks and Community Services Department. Essential Functions: (include but are not limited to the following)
    • Assists in implementing the Citys capital improvement plans that include community and neighborhood facilities, bicycle and hiking trails, and open space preservation.
    • Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of professional and technical personnel engaged in the preparation of landscape architectural plans, specifications, and estimates for the development or improvement of parks and recreation facilities.
    • Acts as project liaison and/or inspector to monitor schedules, work progress, and performance standards; establishes operating procedures and reporting systems; reviews and recommends change orders; evaluates the more complex landscape planning and designs for land areas and provides effective solutions to methodology and other difficult technical problems; coordinates and reviews landscape, engineering and/or architectural features of proposed construction and rehabilitation projects for compatibility.
    • Reviews cost estimates and budgets and recommends adjustments for construction projects; reviews design and plans for compliance with related ordinances/legislation and standards, including safety issues; participates in preparation for program related grant applications, providing maps, plans, cost estimates and technical recommendations.
    • Reviews financial expenditures related to grant funded projects; authorizes billing and collection from grant agencies.
    • Administers and participates in the selection process for consultants; prepares performance specifications; estimates budgets; oversees and coordinates work of consultants; evaluates performance and work product; reviews progress payments; performs site reviews and inspections of landscape construction and park rehabilitation projects.
    • Oversees complex studies; reviews environmental impacts statements, resource management studies, feasibility reports, and other studies in connection with program related land acquisition, developments, resource investigation, planning and improvements, including research of projected future expenditures concerning design development, construction, maintenance and renovation/restoration work.
    • Serving as a department representative, attends public meetings, commission, Council, special interest and other community groups as related to landscape and parks and recreation facility programs. Makes written and oral presentations to the City Council, various committees, advisory groups, and other groups on park development projects.
    • Develops performance standards, construction standards, operating procedures and reporting systems.
    • Develops budgetary requests, five-year capital improvement and rehabilitation programs and proposals.
    • Prepares and submits a variety of reports and memoranda on a number of park capital project related subjects.
    • Coordinates in the selection and training of personnel; assumes responsibility for motivating and evaluating assigned personnel; provides necessary training; initiates discipline procedures as is appropriate; assigns work to assigned staff and personnel; monitors work activities to ensure safe work practices, work quality and accuracy; ensures compliance to applicable rules, policies and procedures. ? Establishes positive working relationships with representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies and associations, City management and staff, and the public.
    • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities and operations of the parks maintenance division including the maintenance, repair, improvements, and development of City parks, trails, fields, green spaces, and park facilities and equipment.
    • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities and operations of the landscape maintenance district services division including landscape areas and street medians.
    • Maintains appropriate work records.

Keywords: ProKatchers, Madera , Parks Project Manager, Executive , Madera, California

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