East Bay Regional Park District is seeking a Chief of Maintenance and Skilled Trades. The ideal candidate will be an experienced parks maintenance professional who understands the important and unique role that regional parks play in the health and wellness of the communities we serve.
The Chief of Maintenance and Skilled Trades is an invaluable member of the EBRPD’s Operations management team. The successful candidate will be able to build strong working relationships with peers across departments and divisions and will possess superior personnel management skills and experience. The Chief of MAST will demonstrate a deep knowledge of applicable professional and technical skills necessary for the maintenance of EBRPD’s facilities, roads and trails, and equipment. This person will lead by example, remain visible and approachable to their staff, promote a positive work environment, and motivate an extremely diverse set of skilled trade workers to excel in their craft. Concurrently, they will work seamlessly with their colleagues in administration, planning, operations, and public safety to provide a rich heritage of natural, cultural, and open space resources to residents in the East Bay.
The Chief of MAST must demonstrate superb project management expertise for the planning, acquisition, and delivery of a large number of projects that impact every employee and user of the Park
District’s facilities. It is therefore critical for the Chief of MAST to possess a customer-focused mindset to efficiently deliver services and effectively meet the Park District’s goals.
Finally, the Chief of MAST will have experience in fiscal management, ranging from budgeting, purchasing, and contracting that best allocates resources necessary to achieve objectives in the Park District’s Master Plan.