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News: Doug Trillo Selected as New Assistant Parks, Grounds & Facilities Supervisor

Date Published Author
6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM   

The City of Bristol Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the selection of Doug Trillo as the new Assistant Parks, Grounds and Facilities Supervisor. Doug Trillo is a graduate of Bristol Eastern High School and has worked for the Parks Department in a variety of roles since 2005. His service to date includes Helper Craftsman, Heavy Truck Driver, Group Leader and Skilled Utility Craftsperson.

Superintendent of Parks and Recreation Dr. Joshua Medeiros stated, “Doug Trillo is a highly skilled parks employee with a wide range of institutional knowledge from his over 14 years of service in the parks department”. In addition to his years of experience, Trillo is a certified Connecticut Tree Warden, Certified Pool Operator and possesses an applicators certificate. Trillo is currently taking courses in turf management at UConn.

Parks Superintendent Medeiros further stated, “Doug is well respected by his colleagues, supervisors, and the public. His work ethic, diverse experience in the department and his ideas for the future made him a natural choice for the role”.

The Assistant Parks, Grounds and Facilities position was created in February 2019 through a department re-organization and the elimination of a vacant park maintainer position. In this new position, Trillo will be responsible for assisting the Parks, Grounds and Facilities Supervisor, Robert Lincoln, in the oversight and care of over 730+ acres of city park land which include 2 outdoor pools, Muzzy Field Stadium and dozens of other park features and amenities. Trillo will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of new training and safety programs for parks staff, the development of operational manuals for city parks and management of an extensive tree program.

Doug Trillo officially assumes the role of Assistant Parks, Grounds and Facilities Supervisor on Monday July 1, 2019 with an annual starting salary of $58,063.