PARK SUPERVISOR II 4247
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class plans and directs the activities of a County park. Work involves responsibility for supervising grounds, ball fields and playground equipment in the park. Work is performed under the direction of a Park Supervisor III or other administrative supervisor who reviews the work through periodic conferences and the study of written reports. Supervision is exercised over a substantial number of employees engaged in maintenance and public safety work. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Plans and supervises the work of laborers, painters, carpenters, guides and concession workers, and insures that all work is done in accordance with established rules and procedures;
Directs all fishing and hunting programs within the boundaries of the park and supervises all boating and canoeing operations;
Instructs park personnel in regard to the state rules and regulations governing hunting and fishing;
Inspects and requisitions materials needed for the general maintenance and repair of park facilities;
Directs park activities through periodic inspections to insure the safety and enjoyment of all visitors, seeing that all rules and regulations are enforced;
Establishes the locations of fire lines and makes routine checks to insure that they are maintained;
Prepares park budgets and periodic reports pertinent to the use of facilities and projected needs for expansion.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of park management; thorough knowledge of the New York State laws and regulations governing hunting and fishing in County owned parks; thorough knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of a large staff in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the general public; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and five (5) years of experience in the performance or direction of park and grounds maintenance activities, including at least two (2) years experience in the supervision of park activities, one (1) year of which must have included the supervision of grounds maintenance activities.
NOTE: Education at a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two (2) years. Education may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Park Supervisor I.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidates appointed to the Golf Courses for the Suffolk County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation must obtain a Category 3A Pesticide Applicator License issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation within the first 6 months of employment.