Under the direction of the Assistant Park Superintendent and Park Superintendent, this position is responsible for lead maintenance specialist duties at Mustang Island State Park. Serves as the team leader for the field maintenance specialist staff by providing guidance and leadership, submitting work plans, scheduling work load and assisting with all phases of maintenance and repairs to facilities, grounds and equipment. Operates all types of equipment including riding mowers, tractors, power tools and other gasoline operated equipment. Responsible for financial management functions of the maintenance and repair budgets, coordinates ordering supplies and materials and performs purchasing activities. Assists with fiscal control procedures. Works with the park Safety Officer on visitor and staff safety programs. Provides customer service and public relations functions. Assists with the planning and implementation of natural and cultural resource management programs. Works under general supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
POSTING NUMBER: 19-00017
Four years facility, equipment or grounds maintenance experience;
Three years of experience as a supervisor or team leader, which may include oversight of paid staff, volunteers, or alternative workforce.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.
Five years general maintenance experience in repairing buildings, equipment, plumbing, or electrical systems; or grounds maintenance experience such as operating lawn mowers, tractors, trucks, power or hand tools;
Experience working with the public in a park setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks;
Knowledge of facility, equipment and ground maintenance;
Knowledge of general custodial duties;
Knowledge of basic mathematics;
Knowledge of supervision and leadership principles;
Knowledge of the fundamentals of natural and cultural resource management and protection;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment;
Skill in initiating, monitoring and completing minor repair projects or construction projects;
Skill in meeting deadlines;
Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
Skill in training others;
Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;
Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others;
Ability to train, supervise, and lead park personnel, volunteers and community service workers in the execution of planned operational and maintenance programs of a large park;
Ability to supervise the work of others in the completion of daily job assignments and minor repair projects;
Ability to trouble-shoot maintenance problems and effect solutions;
Ability to accurately complete various daily, weekly and monthly reports;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability to work as a member of a team;
Ability to uniformly and consistently interpret and help enforce TPWD rules and regulations;
Ability to understand and complete purchasing procedures in compliance with TPWD guidelines and directives;
Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities;
Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.
Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use;
Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays;
May be required to operate a State vehicle;
Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;
Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.
In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required:
Submittal of a completed online application;
Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application;
A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable).
Applicants claiming Veteran's Preference will be required to submit a DD214 or other supporting documentation if selected for an interview.
NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application. A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.
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