DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is facilities operation and management work of a moderate level involving responsibility for the management of a park and/or recreation facility area or areas of a town. The incumbent is responsible for the efficient and economical use of personnel and materials in the operation, maintenance and repair of park or recreational facility grounds, buildings, facilities, equipment, beaches, trails, etc. Work is performed under general supervision of the Town Board and Town Supervisor, with wide leeway allowed for independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Supervision is exercised over the activities of park maintenance workers and subordinate employees, including but not limited to Lifeguards, Laborers and part-time seasonal help. 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: Good knowledge of management and operational techniques relative to the use and scheduling of park and recreational facilities; good knowledge of general maintenance and repair practices related to park and beach maintenance activities; good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision; good knowledge of power tools and equipment; good knowledge of the principles, practice and terminology of a facility maintenance program; good knowledge of the principles and practices of safety, particularly as related to public parks and buildings and grounds work; ability to maintain clear and accurate records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, subordinate personnel, and the public; tact; courtesy.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and supervisory experience relating to park or recreational facilities management or maintenance.
4/98; 3/05; 7/07; 1/09