Roseville is located 20 miles northeast of the state capital, Sacramento. Home to more than 80 parks and recreation facilities, and more than 35 miles of paved off-street trails winding through beautiful open space preserves. Our Mediterranean climate is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Roseville is recognized as one of the top places to live in the U.S. Among the most livable mid-sized cities, among the safest cities in the country, top place to raise a family in California, and one of the safest cities in the nation.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and Full-time position of Parks Manager in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, occasional evening and weekend work may be required. A flex schedule may be available.
The Parks Division is composed of two sections (Park Operations and Open Space) that maintain 40,000+ street trees, 84 parks, 99 playgrounds, 51 ballfields, 58 soccer fields, more than 40 miles of trails and over 300 acres of streetscapes including 26 special districts. The Parks Division has a strong focus on environmental stewardship including urban forestry management and efficient water use. Parks remaining safe, clean and green is a priority for the division as we have millions of visitors each year including a large number of visitors due to sports tourism. This position will plan, organize, direct and coordinate various activities of the Parks Division, coordinate activities with other divisions and departments, and provide highly complex staff assistance to the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Director.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Receives general direction from the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Director.
Exercises direct supervision over assigned management, supervisory, professional, technical, and support personnel.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plan, organize and direct a variety of parks activities including the maintenance of parks, golf courses, natural resource management, urban forestry planning, aquatics, community facilities districts, lighting and landscape districts and development activities including landscape architectural design, parks and streetscape construction and Capital Improvement Program and long range planning.
Participate with Park Development in the planning of projects and renovations, including plan review and the development of construction standards.
Develop and implement divisional goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
Plan, organize and direct a variety of division activities including the development and implementation of programs to serve a broad spectrum of the community, which may include the strategic planning, marketing, staffing, technology, maintenance and operation of facilities for parks and/or recreation.
Direct, oversee and participate in the development of an assigned Division work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
Research and monitor emerging trends and issues as they relate to the division; develop and implement division appropriate action plans.
Prepare the Division budget; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administer the approved Division budget.
Recommend the appointment of personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures as required; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the division.
Represent the division and department to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary.
Prepare and make presentations and recommendations to the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Director, City Manager, City Council, commissions, boards and community groups.
Research and prepare technical and administrative reports; prepare written correspondence. Participate in and manage a variety of special projects; collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data; prepare and present findings and recommendations.
Develop marketing plans and oversee department marketing activities including advertising and promotional efforts; plan and analyze marketing related to community needs and demographic data.
Perform legislative monitoring for its impact on department operations.
Participate in the planning, design, and development of new or expanded facilities.
Identify funding sources for assigned services, including local, State, and Federal programs and grants; participate in a variety of fund-raising activities with community groups and/or business supporters; oversee administration of such programs and use of funds received.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.
Pertinent local, State and Federal rules, regulations and laws.
Modern office procedures and computer equipment.
Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management.
Budgeting procedures and techniques.
Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.
Principles and practices of park and tree maintenance and operations, and natural resource management.
Methods for engaging and managing volunteers.
Organize and direct parks, recreation, community services and/or administration operations.
On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; know laws, regulations and codes; observe performance and evaluate staff; problem solve department related issues; remember various rules and procedures; and explain and interpret policy.
On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
Perform the most complex work of the division.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
Develop, interpret and apply City and department policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Prepare and administer a budget.
Supervise, train and evaluate personnel.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Five years of increasingly responsible experience in recreation administration, parks administration, business services administration or related field including two years of supervisory responsibility.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment, or within 90 days.
The City of Roseville, California is a dynamic, growing city with friendly people, outstanding community services, scenic beauty and prosperous businesses. Roseville’s moderate climate, excellent schools, expanding job opportunities and nearby recreation areas attract new residents who are looking for a great place to live, work, raise a family, or retire. Roseville is located in Placer County just 16 miles northeast of Sacramento, the state capital. Scenic natural areas, an extensive park system, bike trails and playgrounds are close to home. Within one hour, you can explore Gold Rush towns, enjoy water sports in nearby lakes and rivers, hike the beautiful Sierra foothills and ski the High Sierra. Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and the California coast are just two hours away.
The City of Roseville is committed to a diverse workforce. We are engaged in understanding the needs and backgrounds of our colleagues and those we serve. Our organization is unified in this commitment, as we believe this produces the best results for our community.