Leadership, Maintenance Facilities, Operations, Parks
4 Year Degree
Madison Parks has over 270 parks covering over 6,000 acres, including 1,600 conservation acres. The Parks Division is responsible for the operations and maintenance of Olbrich Botanical Gardens, four public golf courses, Warner Park Community Recreation Center, the Goodman Pool, Forest Hill Cemetery, and maintenance of State Street and the Mall Concourse. We are also responsible for over 96,000 trees along more than 700 miles of city streets. We offer reservable shelters, athletic fields, swimming lessons, guided nature walks, ice skating lessons, and free movies in the park.
The Assistant Superintendent of Madison Parks is a highly responsible managerial, administrative, and professional position assisting in the administration and operations of the City of Madison Parks Division's wide ranging activities. Under the general supervision of the Parks Superintendent, work includes managing and controlling the daily supervision of the operations and service field units in the Division, overseeing and planning community-based events, managing large portions of the payroll, personnel and employee relations functions of the Division, and requires conferring with, advising, and informing the Superintendent on major policy and procedural areas affecting the Division.
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Four years of professional parks, recreation, or public works experience in managing a unit such as operations, facilities management, planning, administration, community-based events/recreation, or finance.
Two years experience in supervising staff through lower-level supervisors, or serving as a Parks Director for a smaller municipality.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in parks or recreation administration, landscape architecture, civil engineering, business administration/operations, public administration or a closely related field.
Possession of a Master's degree in public administration, parks management, or a related field may be substituted for 2 years of professional management experience, but would still require 2 years of supervisory experience.
Additional Salary Information: Placement at hire is dependent upon experience and qualifications.
About City of Madison Parks Division
Our mission is to provide the ideal system of parks, natural resources, and recreational
opportunities which will enhance the quality of life for everyone.