Under general supervision the Senior Irrigation Specialist is responsible for the programming, installing, operation, maintenance, and repairs of the park irrigation systems including modification of existing systems and equipment. Responsibilities include providing lead guidance and direction to assigned staff. The employee works with considerable independence and is responsible for making decisions requiring sound judgement and familiarity with District policies and procedures.
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and competencies:
Electronic and computerized irrigation systems operation and maintenance and repair
Knowledge of the mechanical principles of irrigation equipment and backflow testing
Supervise and assist in the install, repair, and maintenance of irrigation systems
Maintain current knowledge of technological advances for irrigation systems
Resolve wasteful water complaints and irrigation problems
Read and understand schematic diagrams and manuals
Maintain technical, statistical, and historical documents and databases
Works harmoniously and cooperatively with fellow employees and the public
Supplemented by a generous benefit package, the monthly salary for this position starts at $5,916.66.
Interview selection will begin on December 1, 2020.
About Southgate Recreation & Park District
Southgate Recreation & Park District is an independent special district established in 1956 to serve the residents of South Sacramento. The District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors. The District encompasses a 52-square mile area of unincorporated South Sacramento County. In this area, the District currently maintains 42 parks, 7 community centers, 2 aquatic facilities, a golf course, and numerous landscape corridors and nature preserves. The District’s primary goal and its public charge is to provide recreation and park services to the 126,000 residents it serves. Over the next twenty years, the District expects to add approximately 500 acres of park land and green space as new subdivision developments occur.
Our mission is: A commitment to provide positive recreational opportunities, safe and attractive parks and open spaces, resulting in a healthier community.
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