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Park Manager

Company: Kalamazoo County Government
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary: (S17- N): $20.12/hr.
Full-time; Wednesday - Sunday, hours vary
Union Position: AFSCME
Posting: 093-22
Date Posted: 06/21/2022
Deadline: Until filled
Manage and operate County Parks on a daily basis within guidelines to provide quality park services, facilities, and experiences for park visitors.Responsibilities:

  • Oversee park operations as assigned. On an as-needed basis, may work at all County Parks or the Expo Center and may directly operate multiple parks.
  • As assigned, oversee and schedule facility management, equipment, and park improvement projects.
  • Ensure preventative and operational maintenance is planned for and completed on buildings, equipment, and properties.
  • Hire, supervise, train, evaluate, discipline and/or terminate seasonal staff.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of capital improvement and park improvement projects.
  • Serve as a guest service contact for clients, the general public, and special events. Answer questions, solve problems, and enforce rules and regulations.
  • Collect fees, and prepare receipt records, deposits, and other records to properly account for activities.
  • Provide clean, well-maintained facilities by assigning or performing maintenance, repairs, landscaping, grounds keeping, vandalism repair, trash removal, construction activities, and ongoing maintenance for nature trails, roads, parking lots, gates, fences, and park and recreation equipment.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of future park operations, customer service policies, operational policies, park rules, special event agreements, and staffingQualifications:Education: Four-year degree in Park Management or related field, or military equivalency, or four years progressively responsible experience in park operations, or any comparable combination of experience, education, or training.Experience: Valid Michigan driver's license and good driving record. No felony convictions. Must be able to drive vehicles with standard transmission and operate equipment with hand and/or foot controls. Driving and criminal background checks will be completed. Post offer physical requiredCounty positions include benefits packages with medical coverage, paid holidays, and vacation time. Available supplemental dental and vision. Defined Benefit pension after vesting period.Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Keywords: Kalamazoo County Government, Kalamazoo , Park Manager, Executive , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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