OPENING DATE: 09/19/2022 CLOSING DATE: Until filled
The essential function of the position within the organization is to oversee and direct operations of the Parks and Recreation Department. The position is responsible for staff supervision, long range planning, developing policy and procedures, departmental functions, preparing budgets, and evaluating, documenting and reporting on events and activities to senior management and elected or appointed officials. This position reports directly to the Parks and Recreation Director and may act in his or her absence.
This position’s primary duties are:
Assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel, and coordinates daily work activities.
Coordinates operations for the department, which includes recommending and implementing hours of operation, service offerings, fee schedules, departmental procedures, determining and approving the terms of rental agreements.
Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records and reports which include bid specifications, financial reports, and rental agreements.
Recommends capital improvement projects; develops plans; and reviews capital improvement projects.
Recommends, plans, organizes, and administers the acquisition, disposition, maintenance, development, demolition, and management of department properties and facilities.
Coordinates with and serves as a liaison to the public, City departments, and/or external agencies.
Initiates preventive maintenance measures, and directs, monitors, and refines preventive maintenance and asset replacement programs.
Requires education, training or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in recreation administration, business management, or a closely related field. Must have at least six years of related experience. Must be able to obtain a Certified Parks and Recreational Professional License in Tennessee within 2 years of employment.
Please submit application and/or resume in an envelope marked “Parks and Recreation Deputy Director” to to City of Sevierville, Att: Human Resources, P.O. Box 5500, Sevierville, TN 37864-5500 Applications can be completed online at www.seviervilletn.org. Resumes may be sent by fax to 865-453-5518 or e-mailed to email@example.com.
The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336 The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.) The City of Sevierville is a Drug-Free Workplace, and all applicants are subject to a background check, driving history check, and drug testing in accordance with City policy.