Essential Duties / Responsibilities & KSA's(Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
- Supervises, coordinates, and directs subordinate personnel engaged in park operation, recreational programming, maintenance, and security of park facilities and grounds.
- Participates in the preparation of departmental goals and objectives, annual work programs and corrective action plans, and evaluates progress toward accomplishment of assigned objectives.
- Supervises and coordinates the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of County goals and objectives, annual work plans and corrective action plans; coordinates plans with other park administrators for department consistency.
- Supervises and participates in the development of the department operational budgets; reviews and makes recommendations for the purchase of equipment, materials and supplies; prepares forecasts of revenues and expenditures; prepares recommendations for the establishment of fees, charges and operating schedules, and reviews revenue reports.
- Makes periodic inspections for compliance with department rules and regulations, policies and procedures.
- Supervises and directs in-service training programs for staff to enhance professional development in job knowledge, abilities, skills, and customer service.
- Responds to citizen complaints and ensures their resolution; directs and participates in activities to promote the benefits of various parks and recreation services; determines the costs and benefits of providing those services.
- Manages personnel including staff appointments, transfers, payroll, progressive discipline; prepares performance evaluations for subordinates and evaluates their work.
- Manages Point of Sale system, inventory, and revenue collection by programming users, fees, programs and completing daily reports.
- Monitors Park Facility contracts and reconciles reports to process payments and conduct background checks.
- Represents the department at public and professional functions.
- Performs work related to this job description as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
(Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of parks management.
- Thorough knowledge of the operational safety and maintenance requirements of parks and related facilities, grounds and natural areas.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision, organization, and administration.
- Thorough knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of park management.
- Thorough knowledge of revenue collection and reporting.
- Ability to plan, supervise, and coordinate the work of subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
- Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in establishing, interpreting, and applying policies and procedures.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Parks and Recreation Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or other related field; four (4) years progressively responsible experience in park management, special event management, food service management, facility and recreation programming and administrative work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Preferred licenses/certifications include Certified Serv Safe Food Manager, National Recreation and Parks Association, and Certified Parks and Recreation Professional or Executive.
Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License.
Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
- Acceptable hearing (with or without correction).
- Ability to sit for long periods of time.
- Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier, and other related office equipment as necessary.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Work is performed both indoors and outdoors.
- Involves frequent interaction with people.