Post Date: 11/07/2019
Close Date: 11/22/2019
The City of Portland Bureau of Parks & Recreation is seeking a results-oriented Professional Repair & Maintenance Services (PRMS) Manager. This key leadership position oversees the team and program for the repair and preventative maintenance of a diverse portfolio of assets within a large, urban parks and recreation system. To be effective, the Manager must have the ability to strategically allocate limited resources to maintain Park assets in the best condition possible for Portlanders. The incumbent must also have the ability to lead decision-making on repair and preventative maintenance consistent with the Bureau's approach to life cycle-based asset management. The PRMS Manager must also help prepare an estimated $10 million-dollar annual budget based on data driven decision making as well as actively manage and monitor this budget throughout the fiscal year. The selected candidate will manage five non-represented positions (including supervisors and an analyst) overseeing approximately 45 represented staff in the skilled trades, heavy equipment, and maintenance areas. The incumbent must have strong interpersonal and people management skills to create a cohesive, high performance team with a customer service-oriented work ethic. They must also be skilled in promoting workplace diversity and creating an inclusive and positive work environment, and enacting culture changes as needed. This position requires communication and collaboration with a broad range of disciplines at various levels within the organization, from Parks senior management to front-line staff. The successful candidate will have experience working with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.