Park Operations

Horticulture: Provide cost-effective horticulture related maintenance, i.e., turf mowing, shrub bed care, flower bed care. Implement the departments Integrated Pest Management program.

Infrastructure: Maintain park facilities, playgrounds, roadways, sidewalks, paths, ponds and riverbanks for safe and optimum conditions. Maintain and repair swimming pools, community centers, offices, shop areas and sign amenities.

Custodial ServicesClean and maintain park restrooms, picnic tables, trash receptacles, shelters and hard surfaces to ensure safety and optimal working conditions. Prepares facility reservation sites for scheduled park reservations. Facilitates special park and community events. 

Cemeteries: Provide cost-effective burial preparations and maintain attractive and peaceful cemeteries to the same high standard as what is practiced at any other City of Boise park site.

Community Forestry: Manage the City's tree resources to maintain the publics health, safety and welfare. Provide for the establishment and maximization of tree canopy coverage along city streets.

Design and Development: Design, management, and oversight of park development projects. Participate in local and regional planning efforts.

Greenbelt and Rights-of-Way Services: Maintain 25 miles of pathway along the Boise River Greenbelt corridor, traffic medians and rights-of-way throughout the city. Perform maintenance of all operation services specialty equipment. Rights-of-Way are traffic calming devices that provide a sound barrier and work to absorb small particles and air pollution.

Pools: Maintain and repair 6 Boise City owned and operated aquatics facilities. Responsible for monitoring and making any adjustments necessary to swimming pool water in compliance with all safety standards.

Sports Fields: Our goal is to provide a quality, safe playing fields, and protect park resources by managing our facilities efficiently to accommodate the needs of the sport customer and park user. The programs include softball, soccer, flag football, lacrosse, and other recreational sports.