DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is important professional and administrative work involving responsibility for planning and implementing a parks and recreation program to meet the needs and interests of a given population. Responsibilities include coordination of the work of professional and non‑professional personnel and coordination of other community resources for the implementation of services. Work is performed under general direction of the appropriate governing authority. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of parks and recreation administration theory, principles and practices; good knowledge of community organization, public administration and management techniques; ability to organize, develop and maintain a comprehensive recreation and park program under conditions where precedent is not available; ability to supervise technically‑trained personnel in related fields; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to cooperate with other organizations and the public; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; good professional judgment; tact and courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
7/82; 8/86; 9/97; 4/09; 7/21
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512