Park Maintenance Coordinator

$25.71 - $32.34 hourly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Nov 07, 2022
Full time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

Park Maintenance Coordinator

Job ID: 106640

Location: Oregon City, Oregon

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

• Service

• Professionalism

• Integrity

• Respect

• Individual accountability

• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.

Clackamas County is committed to building a community where people thrive, have a sense of safety, connection, and belonging, so that everyone is honored and celebrated for the richness in diversity they bring. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and lived experience to apply.


This position will remain open until filled. The first application review will be Monday, November 28, 2022. We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time on or after that date.


Annual Pay Range: $53,476.93 - $67,277.12

Hourly Pay Range: $25.710062 - $32.344767

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

This is a full time County position represented by AFSCME.


Clackamas County Parks seeks an experienced parks professional to join our team as a Park Maintenance Coordinator.

This position will oversee an area consisting of multiple County Parks and properties, and will plan, organize, and coordinate the activities and personnel involved in day-to-day facilities maintenance, repair, operations and visitor services . The Park Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for leading the work of park operations and maintenance personnel, seasonal park staff, volunteers, and contracted services to uphold best practices and standards in customer service delivery and provide clean, healthy, and safe parks. The incumbent will also determine staffing and equipment needs for maintenance and repair projects and ensure project completion as scheduled.

The Park Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for professionally representing the county and enhancing the image of the county by communicating effectively and providing services and assistance to visitors and leadership to seasonal staff. In addition, the incumbent educates the public and enforces park rules and county ordinances. This position reports to the Park Operations Supervisor.

Our County Parks program provides outdoor recreation, camping, and land stewardship services to residents and visitors so they can experience clean, safe, and healthy recreation and natural resource opportunities in rural Clackamas County.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• A minimum of four (4) years of related park and recreation experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of this position, including:

• Property management and maintenance

• Park operations

• Basic construction principles

• Basic accounting and budget

• Experience leading or supervising parks staff and volunteers

• Experience with reservation systems

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• American Red Cross CPR/PR, and First Aid certifications within 6 months of employment

• A State of Oregon Pesticide Applicator License within 6 months of employment.

• Ability to work irregular shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime as necessary

• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check

• Must pass a post-offer physical assessment; accommodation requests will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation

• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Experience operating water or sewer systems

• Knowledge of tactical communications or de-escalation techniques

• Basic computer and software skills

• Knowledge of government purchasing and contracting requirements

• Possession of a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Establishes schedule of work assignments for personnel involved in performing park operations and maintenance; performs on-site supervision of work crews; conducts work site visits to ensure scheduled work is being performed; plans and implements safety training programs; ensures compliance with safety procedures.

• Plans and administers preventive and corrective maintenance for park lands, buildings, facilities, utility systems, and equipment; inspects and evaluates physical condition; establishes priorities and prepares detailed maintenance and repair schedules; coordinates projects with volunteer and service organizations; coordinates the purchase of project materials.

• Responds to questions, complaints and requests for service from the public; provides information on park rules and regulations, history, plants and animals; coordinates activities with park rangers, caretakers, law enforcement officials, security services, volunteer groups, concessionaires, and contractors; prepares and maintains reports, records and correspondence.

• Oversees the design, repair and installation of irrigation systems in park lands; participates in the application or oversees the application of pesticides, fungicides and herbicides; ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations.


Thorough knowledge of: Principles and practices of park facility and grounds maintenance and repair; park management techniques; federal, state and local rules and regulations pertaining to park safety; laws and procedures involved in herbicide applications; basic math.

Skill to: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; organize and direct the work of assigned personnel; train staff in park maintenance and safety procedures; operate, repair and maintain equipment and tools; prepare and administer service contracts; prepare maintenance schedules and reports; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality, productivity and effectiveness; provide team leadership; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County staff, contractors and the public.


Duties require frequent to continuous standing, walking, squatting, kneeling, bending, twisting, balancing, climbing, overhead reaching, grasping, fine motor control, and the ability to carry up to 60 pounds, lift and push/pull 100 pounds. Duties also involve exposure to confined spaces, loud noises, vibration, slippery and/or uneven surfaces, working at heights, exhaust fumes and dust, chemicals, and adverse weather conditions including extreme temperatures.

Require evening, weekend and holiday work during summer months.


This position works 40 hours per week in a County department that is open 7-days a week, 365-days a year. Shifts for this position include evenings, weekends and holidays. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for the position at the time an offer of employment is extended. This position is designated as on-site/in-person. It is expected that the selected candidate will perform duties at the specified on-site work location.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.






Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

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If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).





Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.


James Callahan, Recruiter

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