This is an executive level position which reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation or designee. This individual is responsible for assisting with the administrative and managerial aspects of the Parks and Recreation Department. An incumbent is responsible for the preparation of an annual budget, monitoring of revenue and point of sale collection in multiple locations, personnel management on a large scale, monitoring and execution of existing and new contracts, and the procurement of goods and services for a large operating department.
Duties include, but are not limited to: creating monitoring methods for expenses and revenue for the department, preparing the annual budget preparation process for operations and capital, performing audits of operating procedures to ensure compliance with City, departmental and external policies; developing and tracking key performance measures for the department and reporting on such as part of the citywide strategic plan; monitoring bond funded projects to ensure they remain on budget and schedule; assisting in coordinating department activities with other City departments and outside agencies and organizations; preparing fiscal, operating, staffing and performance reports; assisting in the comprehensive process of re-accreditation, award applications, and industry related data tracking thru outside entities such as the National Parks and Recreation Association; providing oversight of specialty facilities and unique aspects of management and daily operational needs; identifying opportunities for reoccurring or large volume procurement needs and facilitating contracts for overall department savings; preparing scope of work and language related to request for proposals and program partnership agreement processes; coordinating the annual review and approval of departmental standard operating procedures, manuals and policies; handling special projects for department through staff assignment; assisting the Director in resolving issues involving policy, service delivery, and other organizational initiatives; participating in Level of Service and Planning initiatives, as necessary; attends and maintains a calendar for meetings, deadlines, and events; and performing other related duties.
Bachelor's degree in Park & Recreation Management, Public Administration, Finance or related field and five (5) years progressively responsible managerial level experience in parks administration and/or recreation program development. Certification as a Certified Park and Recreation Professional from the National Recreation and Park Association is preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience beyond a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Internal Number: 8244-20190211-ORIG
About City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department
City of Miami Parks and Recreation services over 400K residents, with 127 parks.