This position is responsible for operations and maintenance of a large portfolio of green stormwater infrastructure assets, including almost 500 green streets in addition to multiple larger, neighborhood-scale stormwater facilities. The Botanic Specialist II inspects and assesses the condition of green assets, issues work orders to maintenance contractors and in-house technicians, coordinates and oversees all planting and maintenance activities, and tracks asset data in Infor Public Sector (Hansen, the Bureau’s enterprise asset management system) and other databases.
The position reviews plan sets and specifications for new Capital, Interagency, and Public Works Permit projects, inspects facilities during construction, and coordinates the planting and establishment of newly-constructed facilities. The position works with other site managers and bureau staff to develop improved maintenance strategies and business processes to more efficiently and effectively meet the Bureau’s goals of protecting public health, water quality, and the environment.
The Botanic Specialist is expected to carry out the position's responsibilities with initiative and independence while exercising sound professional judgment and collaborating with other section, division, and bureau staff.
Applicants should specifically address and demonstrate in their cover letter and résumé how their education, training, and/or experience meet each of the following minimum qualifications: