Under the general direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation, manage the planning, administration and direction of the park facilities and assets division for the department/district, per the park classifications identified in the strategic plan; serve on the department's management team and participate on district cross-departmental leadership teams; may act as the Director in his/her absence.
Directs planning and implementation of the routine and preventative maintenance program and work order system relative to park and facility assets, underground infrastructure, structures, equipment and vehicle management and maintenance
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
At least five years' experience in park, facility or project management, construction management required.
Bachelor's degree in park administration, public administration, environmental management, conservation engineering, or closely related field highly desired. Additional years of relevant experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree.
LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Washington driver's license.
Obtain a valid First Aid and CPR Card within the probationary period.
About Metro Parks Tacoma
Metro Parks Tacoma was created in 1907 as a municipal corporation to manage park, recreation and zoological services and facilities for the citizens of Tacoma, Dash Point and Browns Point, Washington. Governed by an elected five-member board of park commissioners, Metro Parks Tacoma maintains and cares for more than 100 parks and open spaces in the Tacoma area including Point Defiance Park with its Zoo and Aquarium, Boathouse Marina, and Fort Nisqually; Northwest Trek Wildlife Park near Eatonville, WA; W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory; Meadow Park Golf Course; and Ruston Way waterfront parks including Les Davis Pier.Metro Parks Tacoma includes approximately 247 full-time employees and 600-800 part-time/seasonal employees. Career full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life and state retirement benefits and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.