Maintenance Supervisor (036-035-011)

Office: Parks and Recreation

Salary: $16.65 - $20.00/hour

Announcement Date: 03/21/2024

Plans, coordinates, works, and supervises the maintenance of landscape and grounds in assigned parks, recreation centers, and playgrounds, including inspection, maintenance, management and improvement of County parks. Evaluates maintenance issues, recommends, and implements solutions to provide safe, clean and aesthetically pleasing park facilities.

Coordinates the daily activities of assigned parks maintenance unit; coordinates and assigns staff, vehicles and equipment; reviews the work of assigned staff to assure the work quality and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities.

Establishes and enforces work methods, procedures and standards; assures that maintenance activities are in compliance with all laws, regulations, policies and safety standards. 

Supervises staff through appropriate work delegation; works along with staff regularly and consistently, meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve special projects and workload issues; provides assistance and training in technical issues and responsibilities; works with employees to correct performance deficiencies.

Supervises maintenance operations and resource allocations; prioritizes projects and inspects jobsites to assure quality work products and effective use of resources.

Oversees the maintenance of irrigation systems, inspects systems and repairs; plans and directs the application of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, and oversees work to assure the safe and effective application of materials. 

Supervises special projects; identifies problem areas and implements solutions; obtain quotes, orders and stages materials, supplies and equipment for special projects and assures projects meet goals and standards.

Supervises a variety of administrative activities including records management, employee scheduling, payroll reporting, and work activity reports; maintains inventories and assures that adequate materials, supplies, and tools are available; reports and resolves safety conditions and security issues; processes and responds to work requests and complaints.

Monitors work sites to assure that safety rules and regulations are adhered to, and that the work zones and all equipment are in safe operating condition.

Recognizes and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries.

Knowledge of: County policies and procedures. Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in parks maintenance. Landscape and irrigation design and maintenance practices and standards. Principles and practices of pesticide/herbicide application and plant disease identification and treatment. Proper use and storage of chemicals, including OSHA Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.

Occupational hazards and safety precautions Required Skill in: Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority, and evaluating staff performance. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures. Safe use of chemicals, pesticides, herbicides and cleaning compounds. Troubleshooting repairs on irrigation systems and equipment. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software. Establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers. Effective verbal and written communication.


Performs other related duties as required.

Our Total Compensation Package includes: 

Compensation – competitive pay, based on qualifications.
Comprehensive State Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SC State Retirement Plan Pension
Life Insurance
Long-term disability
Deferred Compensation 401K Plans
Health Savings Account (HSA)  Medical Spending Account (MSA)
Public Loan Forgiveness Program (Student Loan Forgiveness Program)
13 Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation and Sick Time, Plus 2 Personal Days
Employee Assistance Program
Professional Development / Trainings


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