Specialized training principles or techniques which would be obtained through a formal four-year academic program at a college or university with emphasis on parks and recreation, cultural or natural resources, education, public administration or other fields of study which lend themselves to the management of natural or cultural interpretation. Graduate degree preferred.
Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and facilitation.
Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgment, initiative and
resourcefulness when dealing with staff, volunteers, program participants, vendors, other
governmental agencies and the public.
Valid drivers’ license
Certified Park & Recreation Professional (can be obtained after hire)
Pre-employment drug test
Criminal Background Check
PREVIOUS JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Five to nine years of progressive experience in a park and recreation or interpretive services setting.
Two years supervisory experience.
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Working conditions with routine discomforts such as moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness, and air pollution. May routinely require lifting moderately heavy items up to 40 pounds.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Utilizes current county-wide and/or department software to complete assignments.
Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office applications. Web and desktop publishing skills a plus.
Knowledge of local flora and fauna.