BARGAINING UNIT / LEVEL: Superintendent/Department Head Level 14
SALARY RANGE: $94,303 - $109,363 annually DOQ
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Deputy Director or designee, position performs complex technical, professional and administrative work in all phases of operating, planning, development, and maintenance of HCMA parks, facilities, and programs.
Bachelor’s Degree in parks and recreation, business administration, management or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Applicants with 10 or more years of management/leadership experience will be given credit toward meeting the minimum educational requirements and will be considered for the position.
Eight years administrative experience in park and/or recreation administration.
Skill in supervising, directing, counseling, training and planning effective utilization of physical facilities and staff of multiple parks.
Knowledge of accounting principles, budget controls, auditing, cash controls and professional standards and ethics.
Ability to use mathematics to solve problems, account for cash, design and produce financial and other reports.
Ability to distinguish letters and symbols.
Ability to operate motor vehicle.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must have the ability to utilize telephone, radio equipment, and computer.
Ability to work under stressful conditions and varied hours including weekends and holidays, depending upon park demands.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, filing and record management systems, computer applications such as word processing, data base programs and spreadsheets, and other office procedures.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the public, outside agencies, and co-workers.
May be required to work assigned Special Events, Weekends, Evenings and Holidays.
May be required to adjust schedule to meet organizational needs.
Ability to perform essential duties.
Analytical ability to solve complex problems.
Ability to work tactfully with subordinates, co-workers, and park visitors.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws governing employment and business operations.
Ability to manage employees within a union environment.
Ability to execute fair and objective performance evaluations and create productive work environment.
Working knowledge of current office technology and computer applications.
General knowledge and philosophical commitment to field of parks and recreation.
Ability to prepare, analyze and maintain applicable records and reports.
A full job description can be obtained by contacting Human Resources
Who May Apply: Open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. Any current full-time employee who meets the minimum qualifications and requests a transfer into this position would be considered prior to considering other candidates. As needed, the selection process may be limited to those candidates who best match the qualifications of the position.
To apply for this position please forward a cover letter and your resume by 08/07/2018 to the Metroparks Job Board Click Here to Apply.
Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.
NOTE: Michigan “Freedom of Information” laws require that candidate names and other information be made available upon request, unless the candidate has expressly requested confidentiality. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will endeavor to maintain confidentiality and privacy within applicable laws. The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
About Huron Clinton Metroparks
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks, located in Southeastern Michigan, is a five county regional parks system serving Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. The Metroparks host nearly 9 million visitors each year at 13 Metroparks covering 25,000 acres, including seven golf courses, two marinas, scenic nature trails, beaches, pools, educational activities and winter sports.