Under the direction of the District Park Superintendent, position is responsible for technical, professional and administrative work in all phases of operation of assigned HCMA parks, facilities, and programs. Supervises operation of park activities and facilities. Oversees hiring, training, and supervising of part-time and seasonal park operations personnel. Supervises full-time park operations personnel. Develops, coordinates, and implements activities within assigned park. Responds to inquiries and investigates and responds to complaints about park operations.
• Bachelor’s Degree in parks and recreation, business administration, management or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Applicants with 8 or more years of management/leadership experience will be given credit toward meeting the minimum educational requirements and will be considered for the position.
Five years administrative experience in parks and/or recreation.
Knowledge of park equipment, facilities and operations.
Experience in supervising and training employees.
Knowledge of accounting principles, budget controls, auditing, cash controls and professional standards and ethics.
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 adjust schedule to meet organizational needs.
Must maintain a valid Michigan driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
Ability to perform essential duties.
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 submit a cover letter and your resume by 10/25/2018 to the Metroparks Job Board at www.metroparks.com/jobs
Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.
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 Metropolitan Authority
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 eight golf courses, two marinas, scenic nature trails, beaches, pools, educational activities and winter sports.
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