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Parks Project Coordinator

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $24.50 - $29.80 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0341-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Public Works Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem is currently looking for a Parks Project Coordinator. Work schedule will be Monday-Friday and will include working holidays were applicable.

Parks Project Coordinator work involves responsibility for performing skilled and/or technical work in one or a variety of areas of maintenance, repair, and construction of parks or City facilities; turf maintenance, irrigation and park facility functions; and the coordination of supplemental labor forces, and volunteers from the community to perform park maintenance activities and repair projects. Crew leader responsibilities include pre-planning large or multiple-location work assignments; estimating time and materials for projects; ensuring proper tools, equipment, and supplies are available for assignments; ensuring work is performed with all safety precautions and to standards; directing the work at the project site; and resolving on-site problems. Work involves an extensive amount of decision-making and judgment about materials, methods, and quality of work assigned.

The successful Parks Project Coordinator will have a background with emphasis and advanced knowledge in specialized and athletic/sport field turf maintenance management; advance irrigation system installation, operation, and maintenance management; and integrated pest management.

The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check and/or physical exam.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver's license and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented by trade or professional training technical training or course work in park and landscape maintenance, landscape architecture, horticulture, arboriculture, irrigation, or closely related field in the area of specialty; and, three years' experience in maintenance, repair, and construction of public improvements, park and recreation areas, or other facilities, particularly within area of assignment or specialty, including lead responsibilities; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator's license desired.
  • CPR/AED Certification preferred.
  • An Oregon Commercial Driver's License is desired.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Parks Project Coordinator or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .




Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-06

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