Series established January 6, 1988
This series specification describes four levels that direct the maintenance functions of a district in the Department of Parks and Recreation.
Under general direction, to be responsible for the management and administration of the total maintenance program for a district; or in those large State park districts with a complex maintenance program to have charge of a major segment of the district maintenance function, or serve as the Statewide Facilities Maintenance Program Manager in Sacramento, Headquarters.
Incumbents plan, supervise and direct the maintenance function in a district, including: construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, structures, electrical systems, plumbing, lighting, telecommunications, water treatment, sewage disposal, heating, air conditioning, ventilating and auxiliary equipment including generators, chlorinators, pumps, compressors, water lines, gas lines, meters, recorders, electronic infusion and fire alarm systems, landscape and grounds, resource protection and maintenance, road maintenance, pesticide application, fleet equipment maintenance, hazardous material management; select staff; assign and review the work of subordinates and contractors; evaluate performance and take corrective action when necessary; plan projects; supervise crews of "special" program workers such as Private Industry Council, CCC members, and/or inmate crews; review, recommend, and implement capital outlay and maintenance proposals; identify needs, recommend repair methods, and prepare cost estimates for deferred maintenance projects; prepare public works contracts including specifications, inspections and warranty period follow-up; prepare plans and implement various program budgets; coordinate with the Department of Health and Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding compliance with control orders and inspection of water and sewage treatment facilities, and assure maintenance of all records pertaining thereto; assure compliance with State law regarding the preservation and restoration of historic structures; maintain knowledge of products, material, and technology regarding "state-of-the-art" preservation of specific historical objects and structures; assure compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act when recommending and planning maintenance projects; retrofit specific facilities with energy saving/producing systems such as solar water heating units and co-generation programs; may act as the District Superintendent during his/her absences.
Supervision exercised and received; program size, complexity, and diversity; size of maintenance staff; seasonal allocations; annual visitor attendance; equipment inventory; Category I and II Budget Allocations; special resource management programs; district size; water and sewer operations; historic facilities; and number, complexity and value of contracts.
This is the normal entry level into the series. Positions in this class serve as first line supervisors in those park districts with the least complex maintenance programs and may act as a crew member on a vessel. They may also serve as assistant supervisors to positions at the Park Maintenance Chief II and III level.
Positions in this class serve as either a first or second level supervisor responsible for the management of a maintenance program in a complex sector or small/medium district.
Positions in this class serve as either a first or second level supervisor responsible for the management of a maintenance program in large districts.
Positions in this class serve as a second level supervisor in a major district with a varied and complex maintenance program and may serve as the Statewide Facilities Maintenance Program Coordinator in Headquarters. In a headquarters staff assignment, incumbent manages and coordinates, on a statewide basis, maintenance management, equipment coordination, hazardous material, maintenance safety, communications training, maintenance field operations review, and maintenance control program review.
Equivalent to completion of 12th grade.
Possession of a valid Class C driver license. (Applicants who do not possess the license will be admitted to the examination, but must secure the license prior to appointment.)
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Park Maintenance Worker II or Park Maintenance Worker II (Angel Island).
Three years of experience in the California state service performing duties comparable to those of a Park Maintenance Worker I, Park Maintenance Worker I (Angel Island), State Park Equipment Operator, or Park Landscape Maintenance Technician.
Four years of journeyperson experience in a construction, building repair, or mechanical trade, including at least one year of leadperson or supervisory experience.
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Park Maintenance Supervisor or Park Maintenance Supervisor (Angel Island).
Two years of experience in the California state service performing varied construction and maintenance duties with at least one year of supervising experience in a position of responsibility comparable to that of a Park Maintenance Supervisor or Park Maintenance Supervisor (Angel Island).
Four years of journeyperson experience in a construction, building repair, or�mechanical trade, including at least two years of supervisory experience.
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Park Maintenance Chief I.
Three years of experience in the California state service performing varied construction and maintenance duties with at least two years of supervising experience in a position of responsibility comparable to that of a Park Maintenance Supervisor or Park Maintenance Supervisor (Angel Island).
Five years of journeyperson experience in a construction, building repair, or mechanical trade, including at least three years of management or supervisory experience.
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Park Maintenance Chief II.
Two years of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a Park Maintenance Chief I.
Knowledge of: Methods, material, tools, and equipment used in construction, maintenance, and repair work of roads, structures, and infrastructuring; various construction material and their uses; basic methods, material, tools, and equipment used in maintaining, protecting and improving landscape; material estimating and ordering; Industrial Safety Orders, general safety practices and accident prevention techniques in the construction and maintenance field; equipment management and maintenance principles; products, material, and technology regarding "state-of-the-art" preservation of specific historical objects and structures; application of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to the State Park System; application of 5024 PRC in working with historic structures; Department's budget process; principles of effective supervision and personnel management; basic State budgeting and administrative procedures; Department's Affirmative Action Program objectives; a supervisor's role in the Affirmative Action Program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.
Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; plan, organize, schedule, and direct the work of others; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; communicate effectively; work with community groups and outside agencies; read blueprints and work from plans and specifications; estimate material and labor requirements; keep accurate records and prepare cost estimates and reports; effectively contribute to the Department's affirmative action and equal employment opportunity objectives.
Knowledge of: All of the above, and principles of budgeting and program control; procurement rules and procedures and administration of contracts; landscaping and associated chemical application; environmental protection requirements; labor relations program objectives; supervisor's role in safety, health, and labor relations and the processes available to meet these program objectives.
Ability to: All of the above, and effectively plan and manage district budget allocations for personnel and operating expense; set work standards consistent with statewide policies and obtain acceptable work quality, production, and work site safety; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; develop teams for continuous process improvement; detect unsafe conditions and practices and plan, organize, conduct and evaluate safety training programs; gather and analyze data; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; prepare correspondence and clear and comprehensive reports; communicate effectively; speak in public; effectively contribute to the Department's safety, health, and labor relations objectives.
Knowledge of: All of the above, and principles of management and accounting systems; principles and procedures for initiating and administering contract work and work accomplished through special programs.
Ability to: All of the above, and provide technical direction and supervision of maintenance and support operations; incorporate technical aspects of maintenance work in programming and budgeting functions; effectively develop and/or implement and administer statewide or districtwide programs.
Knowledge of: All of the above, and principles of public administration; goals, policies, organization and procedures of the Department as related to the maintenance function; management problem solving methods; methods of conducting field research and investigations of procedural violations; and seasonal and cyclical staffing and material needs unique to the maintenance function.
Ability to: All of the above, and perform in a major district or headquarters staff assignment, and serve as technical expert on maintenance issues; plan, coordinate, monitor and evaluate multiple statewide maintenance functions in a staff position.
Applicants for positions in this class are required to pass a drug screening test. Testing of current employees who are applicants in an examination or who are transferring is permitted only if the person does not have a current appointment to a class for which drug testing is a requirement.
Breadth of experience in varied maintenance activities, technical training in construction, maintenance, or chemical application fields; college level course work in public administration, management and supervision; Class A or B driver license; knowledge of office automation equipment and EDP systems; Grade II water treatment operator license.