COUNTY PARKS SUPERINTENDENT 4258
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class is responsible for coordinating the activities
and operations of the parks maintained for public use by
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Confers with Parks Department personnel concerning plans for development of recreational areas and/or alterations of park areas, and makes recommendation to the Commissioner on possible alternatives;
Assigns new programs for each park to start development of new parks while continuing the maintenance of existing parks;
Lays out work programs and instructs subordinates in the implementation of new work projects; assigns men and equipment from existing parks;
Maintains inventories of park equipment;
Makes recommendations for the proper protection of newly acquired park property and reviews it for natural areas which lend themselves to the development of recreational activities;
May represent the Department, speaking before various organizations and conferences.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques used in the development of park activities and operations; comprehensive knowledge of the operational and maintenance requirements of the County park facilities and equipment; thorough knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; good knowledge of how to layout and assign work details for new projects and to direct their implementation in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to establish and maintain both accurate and complete records; ability to plan for and project the future needs of the Department; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and ten (10) years of experience in the supervision or administration of a variety of park and ground maintenance activities including six (6) years in the supervision of park activities, two (2) years of which must have included the supervision of grounds maintenance activities.
Education at a regionally accredited or
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Park Supervisor III.