|GROUNDS MAINT CONTRACT COORD|
|SEIU Professional Non-Exempt|
|Coordinates and supervises ground maintenance and mowing performed by contractors and/or Florida Department of Corrections' inmate crews to meet contract specification and completion of work assignment. An incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, inspecting the completed work, writing contract specifications and invoice processing of contracts. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Division Manager or Grounds Maintenance Program Manager depending on assigned area and work is reviewed through conferences, inspection of job sites, and evaluation of completed work.|
|Coordinates all ground maintenance, mowing and irrigation system maintenance/operation, litter removal done by contractors and/ or Florida Department of Corrections inmate crew on Right of Ways, parks, canals, drainage ditches, retention ponds, and bike paths.
Inspect all completed work on Right Of Way and/or Parks.
Reviews and submits all invoices from contractors for payment.
Writes specifications for landscape maintenance, mowing, litter removal and irrigation system operation/maintenance contracts.
Maintains records, monitors expenditure accounts, and purchases equipment and supplies.
Responsible for ensuring all contractors comply with all safety rules and traffic control procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of proper landscaped maintenance, high production mowing, commercial irrigation systems operations/maintenance techniques.
Knowledge of City Code & Parks 18A City Code.
Knowledge of the proper application of herbicides for control of weeds in turf and landscape beds.
Knowledge of the proper application of herbicides for the control of aquatic plants in canals, drainage ditches, retention ponds and lakes.
Knowledge of insects, parasites, disease and other infestations that can affect plants, trees and turf.
Knowledge of the proper application of insecticides, fungicides, and fertilizers.
Knowledge of Florida Department of Corrections' inmate crew procedures and regulations.
Knowledge of commercial irrigation system operation and maintenance.
Knowledge of landscape maintenance and high production mowing, irrigation system operation and maintenance safety rules and regulations.
Knowledge of proper landscape maintenance and high production mowing traffic control procedures.
Knowledge of environmental rules and regulations for landscape maintenance and mowing operations, irrigation system operation and maintenance.
Ability to coordinate the work of others.
Ability to use a computer, and Word and Excel software
Ability to write contract specifications.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with staff, contractors, the public, outside agencies, and other City departments.
Ability to read and understand landscape plans and irrigation system plans, blue prints and manuals
Ability to walk several miles a day on uneven surfaces exposed to heat, cold, rain, insects, noise and chemicals. Must be able to bend, stoop, climb, push, pull, reach overhead, and lift up to 50 lbs.
|High School diploma required. Plus two (2) years experience with management or supervision of landscape maintenance and high production mowing operations and/ or commercial irrigation system operation/maintenance and one (1) year experience with contract administration and coordination or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Valid Florida Driver's License required prior to employment.|