Positions

Pay Range 22 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$58,022.35$87,033.53
Monthly$4,835.20$7,252.79
Bi-Weekly$2,231.63$3,347.44
Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Parks Manager

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 22221

JOB TITLE:  PARKS MANAGER     
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for planning, supervising, directing, and scheduling park maintenance, landscaping, and small construction, and assisting the  Director of Recreation and Parks in the overall operation of the department. Position performs related work as required.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Plans, schedules and directs work assignments for the various elements of the parks programs;
Directs and reviews formulation and implementation of safety program for park employee and visitors;
Directs capital outlay program for parks;
Coordinates parks programs for maximum coordination and operation of parks and recreation functions and activities;                                                  
Inspects parks areas and structures for potential problems;
Inspects maintenance, landscape, and construction work performed by various assigned crews and personnel;                                                                         
Supervises park security, and schedules and assigns park rangers;
Assists Director of Recreation and Parks in planning, coordinating, and follow-through of park development and construction;
Selects, trains, and evaluates parks personnel;
Secures bids for monitoring park maintenance and construction contracts;
Prepares, compiles, and submits periodic reports of activities performed in parks divisions;
Provides data, makes requests, and assists in preparation of parks operating budget and work program;
Provides information to and answers questions of public on proper use of parks facilities;
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Considerable knowledge of local policies, rules, and regulations affecting operations of the     department;
Considerable knowledge of basic parks maintenance, landscaping, and park development;
Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization, and administration;
Ability to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work of  subordinates;
Ability to cooperate with and interpret park plans, concepts, and philosophies to various public and private groups;
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form;
Ability to operate automobile, calculator, small hand tools, and other equipment;
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other city officials and employees;
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Director assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include department standard operating procedures, National Playground Standards, ADA regulations, Parks and Recreation Policy Manual, National Recreation and Park Association guidelines, and relevant city, state, and federal codes, laws, and regulations.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties.  Inclement weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to assist in planning, supervising, directing, and scheduling park maintenance, landscaping, and small construction, and assisting the  Director of Recreation and Parks in the overall operation of the department.  Successful performance helps ensure the effective operation of the department and the provision of leisure services to the city. 
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials, vendors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT: This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and hazards.  The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: The Director assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in  Recreation and Parks Administration, Turf Grass Management, or closely related occupational field, supplemented with courses and seminars in landscaping and related functions;
Experience in a municipal or private recreation setting, which include supervision and administration experience, or an equivalent combination of education and training;
Certified Parks and Recreation Professional preferred;
Pesticide license preferred;
A valid North Carolina Drivers License required.