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Supv, Parks

Apply now Job No: 496649
FT/PT: Full-time
Regular/Project/Seasonal: Regular
Location: Matagorda Bay, TX
City: Matagorda Bay
State: Texas
Categories: Parks/Natural Resource Conservation

Do you enjoy the great outdoors and working with your mind as well as your hands? LCRA has over 40 parks across Texas, along the Colorado River, that attract outdoor enthusiasts from across the country. As the Supervisor of Parks, you will lead an diverse team while managing maintenance and light construction projects in our Coastal District Parks, located in Matagorda, Texas. We have three parks spreading from Colorado County to the Gulf of Mexico. Our flagship park is Matagorda Bay Nature Park were the Colorado River meets the Gulf of Mexico which offers, 24 miles of beach access, sleek Airstreams, beautiful bungalows and 60 full hookup campsites for visitors to enjoy. Furthermore, we host a wide array of events and activities to enhance the visitor experience. If this sounds appealing, and you’re bringing inspiration and innovation with you, apply today!

You will be trusted to:

  • Provides leadership and direction to staff
  • Hires, trains, assigns work, evaluates and manages performance
  • Maintains awareness of department issues and responds to employee needs and concerns
  • Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information
  • Strategically plans labor and associated expenses required to execute work projects.
  • Developing and maintain maintenance budgets, and forecasts
  • Following environmental and departmental policies and procedures
  • Performing routine facility maintenance and inspections
  • Managing contracts and projects with outside vendors
  • Operating with an in-depth focus on safety
  • Providing outstanding customer service to visitors and teammates

You qualify with:

  • Five or more years of experience in carpentry, plumbing, facility maintenance, landscaping or construction.  
  • Driver's license

You are a great fit with:

  • Experience leading and executing multiple projects across several locations
  • Demand for high-quality work combined with the motivation and vision to explore new efficiencies
  • A “we-can-move-mountains” attitude as a passionate problem solver
  • Collaborative, motivating leader operating with integrity and respect
  • Strict adherence to delivery and accountability
  • Knowledge of landscaping and grounds maintenance techniques
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, standards, equipment, and tools used in park maintenance
  • Knowledge of mechanical principles
  • Skill in prioritizing projects and tasks with the flexibility to adapt to unplanned changes
  • Experience providing leadership, direction, supervision to staff and customer service
  • Skill in the operation of equipment, use of hand tools and power equipment
  • Skill in general construction, equipment repairs and facility maintenance
  • Skill in communicating effectively with team members, management, and the general public
  • Intermediate skill level in office productivity applications (such as email, electronic timesheets, expense reimbursement applications, etc.)
  • Ability to work efficiently, safely and independently with minimal direction and building a cohesive team

You gain:

- Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance

- Paid time off, including time for vacation, sick and family care leave

- 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option

- Life and disability insurance

- Wellness program including wellness incentive

- Extensive learning & development programs

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.


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LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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