City of Portland, Portland Parks and Recreation (PP&R) is looking to fill an Administrative Park Ranger Supervisor position for Park Ranger staff. This position directs and coordinates administrative activities to ensure efficient, safe and secure management of city parks. This includes working with multiple bureaus, such as Procurement, Fleet, Payroll and Training, to understand and ensure the administration of contracts regarding procurement of equipment and services, use and maintenance of City Fleet vehicles, timekeeping and payroll approvals/issues and tracking administration of training needs for Park Rangers.
The supervisor plans for and executes scheduling plans, inventories, requisitions, and procurement logistics. The Park Ranger Supervisor is the point person for staff regarding uniforms, data management, timekeeping, reimbursements, training and administration.
The supervisor is responsible to establish performance, safety and training benchmarks and ensure program compliance with City Charter, Code, Human Resources polices and union contract provisions. Other duties of the supervisor include monitoring performance, resolving community complaints, attending and presenting at multiple meetings, and serving as a backup Emergency Manager which does included weekends and holidays.
The supervisor must be able to work under limited direction and make daily decisions related to security, safety and service related program issues in Portland Parks.
PP&R is looking for an individual who has a solid background in program administration with experience applying business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources. Demonstrated knowledge of principles with safety, training and personnel information systems is preferred, not required.
The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 620,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. Portland Parks & Recreation values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their resume. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
The City is offering an optional information meeting for this recruitment. Please see the complete announcement for details.