Leadership, Maintenance Facilities, Operations, Parks
4 Year Degree
Brief Description of the Job Under the direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation, ensures the delivery of quality services to the Greenville community in an efficient and effective manner. Assists the Director of Parks and Recreation in planning, organizing, and coordinating programs, functions, and activities of the Parks and Recreation Department. Participates in the development of long and short-term department goals and strategies. Provides management and oversight of assigned divisions (e.g. parks and grounds, recreation, zoo). Assists the Director by providing leadership on an organization?wide and community basis to ensure public services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic objectives. Assists in establishing policies and procedures for the administration of department programs and functions and the utilization and maintenance of parks and recreation areas and facilities. Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and various organizations to develop an understanding of and communicate the relevant issues facing the community. Ensures department operations meet professional standards, local, state and federal governmental regulations, worker safety, and other applicable rules and requirements. Facilitates the development and administration of the department’s operational and capital improvement budgets. Directs the department in the absence of the Department Director.
Job Requirements Formal Education: Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation administration, sport management, horticulture, business, public administration, or a related field is required. Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
Experience: Over 6 years of progressively responsible experience in the parks and recreation field to include experience in parks maintenance, recreation programs, operations, planning, and budgeting. Must have at least 2 years of responsible supervisory and administrative experience. Experience in a growing community is preferred.
Driver’s License Required: Class D South Carolina license.
Certifications and Other Requirements: Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
About CITY OF GREENVILLE
Greenville is a vibrant and dynamic city on the forefront of economic growth and innovation, urban development, arts, and entertainment. Our employees play a vital role not only in making our City what it is today, but also in shaping its future. The City employs over 900 individuals in a diverse array of services.