Park Supervisor Job at Woodland, Yolo County, California

Park Supervisor

City of Woodland , California

Job Information 


Community Services

Mid Level


$5,074.09 - $6,475.97 Monthly

Application Deadline 


12/08/2021 05:00 PM PST

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive



To plan, schedule, evaluate, supervise and participate in the maintenance, repair, and construction of landscaped areas, parks, cemetery, pools, recreational facilities, and park and cemetery buildings.  The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.


The Ideal Candidate will have at least four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in park or grounds maintenance including lead work/supervisory experience. The selected candidate will be familiar with the maintenance of landscaped areas, cemetery, recreation facilities, pools, parks, and park and cemetery buildings. Candidate must have the ability to manage landscape contractors in order to maintain the City’s many landscapes, greenbelts, and parks. This person must have experience with and be able to operate equipment and machinery as necessary. Safe handling and use of pesticides and/or other chemical products, including applicable laws and regulations, are required. Communication skills are vital. Candidate must be able to communicate with internal staff as well as the general public. The Ideal Candidate will also demonstrate the ability to prioritize multiple, competing timelines, remain organized and show attention to detail. This is a leadership role requiring an organized, thoughtful, and team oriented person who can work in a collaborative environment. Having a positive attitude and being flexible with priorities are key success factors to being selected for this position.


Inspect landscaped areas, cemetery, recreation facilities, pools, parks, and park and cemetery buildings to identify repair needs, recommend corrective action, resolve work problems, evaluate work progress and identify additional needs.  Evaluate work requests and schedule materials, equipment and personnel to complete the job assignment; prepares project timelines.   Instruct subordinates in work techniques, use of equipment, and safety precautions and requirements, including CAL-OSHA requirements; supervise proper handling, storage, use and disposal of pesticides.  Supervise, train, and evaluate.  Drive vehicles and equipment as required.  Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that Employee must be present to work on facilities and equipment impacting the public’s health and safety


Supervise the maintenance, design, installation and repair of irrigation and sprinkler systems, landscaped areas, swimming pool requirements and recreation areas.  Investigate and respond to citizen inquiries and complaints regarding landscape issues, requests for information, and work performed. Perform the full range and most complex duties of the Park Maintenance series, when needed. Inspect work of private contractors engaged in park maintenance work for the City. Maintain schedules of park facility uses.  Assist in the enforcement of City ordinances governing the safe and proper use of park and recreational facilities. Prepare requisitions for materials, equipment and supplies; make recommendation on the purchase and specifications for major capital equipment.  Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports on materials, equipment, service calls and personnel. Assist and monitor budget for review; prepare cost estimates for work to be performed; submit justification for equipment; monitor budget expenditures. Attend meetings and provide staff information to higher level staff members, including the Parks and Recreation Commission as required; recommend goals and objectives.  If applicable, assist in planning and supervising all cemetery operations including the opening and closing of graves and crypts, preparation of grave markers, and establishment and maintenance of necessary billing procedures. Serve as Acting Park Superintendent as assigned. Work cooperatively with others, including other City departments and outside agencies as necessary. Meet all Standby Program requirements, take standby duty, work any shift including weekends and holidays. Perform related duties as assigned.


EducationHigh School diploma or equivalent supplemented by course work from an accredited college or university in horticulture and grounds maintenance or closely related field.

Experience:  Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in park or ground maintenance including lead work/supervisory experience.

License and Certificate:  Possession of a valid California Driver's License required upon hire. Possession of a State of California Qualified Applicator Certificate, Category B, is required prior to permanent appointment.


Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, Woodland, CA 95695 by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.  Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted.  Review Process: Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.  Applicants will be required to take and pass a medical examination by a City of Woodland physician to insure their physical suitability to perform the assigned duties. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.

Panel interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of December 13, 2021.


CalPERS Retirement system (2% @ 60 Formula for current CalPERS members and 2% @ 62 Formula for new CalPERS members).  The City does not participate in social security

Deferred Compensation:                  
Choice of deferred compensation plans

CalPERS Medical Insurance Plans, including HMOs and PPOs.  City provides an allowance toward the cost of insurance.  Maximum Family Allowance (2022): $2,197.66 per month

City paid Delta Dental and Medical Eye Services

LTD/STD:                             |
City paid wage protection for long/short term disabilities

Life Insurance:                     
City provides $50,000 life insurance policy

Supplemental Benefits:     
Voluntary Supplemental Life, Cancer and Accident Only insurances, and Flexible Spending Accounts available

6.7 hours per month during first three years of service

12.5 paid holidays (including two floating holidays)

Sick Leave:                          
8 hours per month

Bilingual Pay:                      
$200 per month upon certification

Education Incentive:          
$625/year towards additional education or professional activities

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 


Contact email:


655 N. Pioneer Ave

Woodland, CA 95776