DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is facilities operation and management work of a moderately complex level involving responsibility for the management the County Park facilities. Responsibilities include efficient and economical use of personnel and materials in the maintenance and repair of park grounds, park buildings, beach facilities and equipment. Consistent with the provisions of the Putnam County Charter, an incumbent of this class is authorized to act generally for and in place of the Commissioner of Highways and Facilities. Supervision is exercised over the activities of park maintenance workers and subordinate employees, including but not limited to Lifeguards, Laborers and part-time seasonal help. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of management and operational techniques relative to the use and scheduling of park facilities; thorough knowledge of general maintenance and repair practices related to park and beach maintenance activities; good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision; good knowledge of power tools and equipment; good knowledge of the principles, practice and terminology of a facility maintenance program; good knowledge of the principles and practices of safety, particularly as related to public parks and buildings and grounds work; ability to maintain clear and accurate records; ability to relate and work well with subordinates and the public; tact; courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid New York State drivers license appropriate for the type of motor vehicle being operated. If assigned to drive heavy motor equipment as defined by the Commercial Motor Safety Act, incumbent will be required to possess a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with required endorsements. Under New York State law, applicants for the CDL must be twenty-one (21) years of age.
4/98; 3/05; 1/09; 7/10
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512