Performs difficult skilled work overseeing all aspects of the City's landscape maintenance program including supervision of six landscape maintenance crews as well as multiple maintenance contracts. Performs or assists in the planning, preparation, estimation, and design of maintenance and minor construction projects. Reviews landscape plans and coordinates streetscape planting and/or renovation projects. Responsible for maintenance of approximately 900 locations within public rights-of-way and other designated locations. Will develop and maintain schedules for maintenance activities and on communicate activities to both internal and external customers. Will also have a lead role in snow removal efforts; coordinating activities of employees from multiple departments during snow events. Must have excellent problem solving, verbal and written skills, an orientation toward producing results and knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint as well as ability to make presentations to groups of employees and/or the public. High school diploma or general education degree (GED), Bachelor's degree in horticulture, forestry, arboriculture or related field is a plus; Minimum of five (5) years experience and/or training in infrastructure maintenance and supervisory responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience.Must possess a valid appropriate driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Current possession of, or ability to obtain within 15 months of hire, valid Virginia Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s permits in categories 3A, 3B, and 6.
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City of Roanoke - 8 months ago