Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. is now hiring! Our team is seeking a Stormwater Maintenance Foeman to oversee the infrastructure development of Phase 1 for the Green Infrastructure Workforce Development Program.
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Title: Stormwater Maintenance Foreman
Program: Green Infrastructure Workforce Development Phase 1
Position Type: Full-time
Salary Range: Mid to High $40,000’s
Stormwater Maintenance Foreman executes the day-to-day operations for all Green Stormwater Infrastructure Maintenance (GSIM) and related activities assigned to the GSIM Fellows Crew, including the management/oversight of GSIM Fellows and their daily tasks. The Foreman plans, assigns, supervises, documents, and participates in the work of the GSIM Fellows Crew. The Foreman reports to the Director of Environmental Stewardship.
The Foreman will:
- Supervise, direct, and evaluate members of the GSIM Fellows Crew, including:
- Leading the onboarding, training, performance evaluation, timesheets, critical feedback, and discipline of GSIM Fellows
- Ensuring adherence to organizational policies and procedures such as attendance, timeliness, conduct, professionalism, customer service, etc.
- Plan, assign, supervise, document, and participate in the work of the GSIM Fellows Crew, including:
- Coordinating with the PWD Project Manager on work order and special project priorities
- Managing the quality of work produced
- Promoting a culture of safety and professional work practices
- Recording and submitting data needed to complete assigned work order
- Operate assigned vehicles, equipment, and hand and power tools safely and professionally
- Conduct or coordinate regular vehicle, equipment, and tool maintenance and inventory
- Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external stakeholders
- Collaborate across the organization both generally and specifically to support GSIM Fellows next steps in their career plans
- Participate in the crew selection process
- Attend program, staff, and community meetings and outreach events as required
- Perform other duties, as requested
- Minimum of 2 years experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture, landcare, or green stormwater infrastructure maintenance AND,
- Thirty credits (30) from an accredited college, university, or training program in nursery, grounds, maintenance, arboriculture, landscape design, or a related field
- Three (3) or more years experience in grounds maintenance, horticulture, landcare, or green stormwater infrastructure maintenance
- Experience managing a team
- Experience with vocational education or youth workforce development, preferred
- Ability to perform the operation of power tools, hand tools and complex power equipment and perform tasks requiring mechanical aptitude
- Strong work ethic and ability and desire to work outdoors in challenging conditions.
- Working in extremes of heat, cold or rain.
- Heavy lifting, bending and carrying up to 50 lbs.
- Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills.
- Ability to adapt plans and be flexible on short notice and take initiative to problem-solve.
- General proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google applications, and digital reporting
- OSHA-10 certified within one week of hire
- OSHA-30 certified within one month of hire
- Valid driver’s license with clean driving record, insurance, and ability to drive a passenger van or pickup truck required
- First AID/CPR Certification preferred
- Motivate and lead program staff to work collaboratively perform with excellence
- Establish and foster, with diverse partners, positive relationships and open, informative and effective communication
- Set clear direction and accountability for staff while offering opportunities to share resources, obtain professional development and advancement to reach goals and objectives
- Commit to professional development to advance skill growth of serving urban youth
- Promote inclusive behaviors and practices and equity among staff; setting high standard for open dialogue and problem solving
- Commit to the advancement of urban youth; including staff development