PARKS MANAGER - RECREATION AND CULTURAL SERVICES
Under direction, plan, organize, analyze, direct and coordinate the County's recreation and cultural services program; coordinate departmental personnel services; and perform other work as required.
This class differs from the next lower class of Recreation Program Supervisor in that the latter is a supervisory class with specific program assignments, and does not have overall management responsibility for the countywide recreation and cultural services programs.
This class differs from Parks Manager-Planning, Parks Manager-Maintenance and Parks Manager-Fiscal by the specialization in recreation management.
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the County's recreation and cultural program through subordinate supervisors; prepare and administer grants and contracts including the financial and program components; negotiate and prepare contracts for recreation providers, inter-agency agreements and others; conduct complex project needs assessments and prepare short-term and long-range program plans; serve as the staff representative to commissions, committees and task forces; plan, organize and direct the work of subordinate staff; select, train and evaluate subordinate staff; monitor revenue generation, then plan and coordinate the development of new or additional sources of revenue; research legislation and prepare reports and recommendations; prepare components of the regional and community parks master plan; prepare request for proposal, review bids and recommend contract agreements; attend and/or conduct meetings and conferences; prepare detailed written, oral and graphic reports; input, access and analyzes data using a computer; and may serve as director in the absence of the department head.
Thorough knowledge of:
Working knowledge of:
Some knowledge of:
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledges and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Four years of experience in recreation program development which has included at least two years of supervisory experience.
Educational substitution: A bachelor's degree in recreation, education, environmental science, or a related field may be substituted for two years of the non-supervisory experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, CONDITIONS:
Possession of a valid
Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to: variable weather conditions; allergens such as poison oak, pollen and bee stings; infections; toxic substances or chemical irritants.
Other Special Requirements: Availability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, and on an emergency, as needed basis.
PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: Recreation and Cultural Services Manager
Bargaining Unit: 11
EEOC Job Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 35
Workers' Comp Code: 0053