Special Facilities Division Chief - Contract Grade 27
Calvert County P&R
June 18, 2018
$36.95 - $54.80 Hourly $2,586.
Contract - Experienced
JOB SUMMARY: The Special Facilities Division Chief serves as a leadership position within the Department of Parks and Recreation. This is highly responsible professional administrative and managerial work in the planning, developing, coordinating, implementation and administration of the County's special facilities including but not limited to aquatic facilities, beaches, campgrounds, golf courses, concession and other revenue producing programs through subordinate supervisors. Provides supervisory and operational oversight of programs at County special facilities as assigned. Work requires a degree and considerable prior experience. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general direction of the Parks and Recreation Deputy Director and reviewed through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/OTHER DUTIES/KSA: Duties include personnel management, budget preparation and monitoring; interacts with community and park users; supervises and directs operations at special facilities; and planning. Supervision is exercised over subordinate supervisors, administrative, maintenance, technical and clerical personnel involved in various phases of parks and recreational activities. Establishes and monitors controls to evaluate performance; takes appropriate actions to correct performance and to adjust assignments to meet requirements. Supervises the development and implementation of special facilities and revenue activities for the County: establishes objectives and evaluates progress, determines demands, reviews plans and activities, schedules, informational materials, budgets and related matters for approval, evaluates program performance; acts on such matters and make such changes and adjustments as deemed necessary to improve or accommodate programs to exigencies. Supervises staff engaged in special facilities and revenue activities: assigns and reviews work, and takes actions to adjust work, staffing and operations to meet requirements; trains staff in new policies and procedures. Responsible for recruitment and interviewing ofstaff, instructors and volunteers. Oversees transfer, promotion, payroll, leave, performance and other personnel actions. Reviews work of contractors for acceptance; confers with parties to discuss and resolve problems. Recommends new facilities or improvements to special facilities. Manages positions and personnel to make best use of employees; interviews applicants and recommends and/or selects employees; develops employees' capabilities; counsels employees and recommends disciplinary actions; enforces agency and County Personnel policies and procedures. Travels to various county sites to observe and evaluate assigned staff. Implements established goals and objectives in the organization; devises and implements work methods and procedures; reports on unit and program progress and effectiveness. Uses financial resources economically. Develops and maintains informational resources and safeguards their use. Procures, stores and distributes supplies and material economically and efficiently. Ensures effective maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment. Initiates administrative actions required for operations including budget, fiscal, payroll, purchasing and related actions; researches products and cost data for purchases. Coordinates programs and activities with other units; reports delays and problems promptly and takes appropriate actions to maintain effective coordination of activities. Develops plans to meet unexpected situations, new developments and changes in programs; prepares for emergencies; understands the factors and conditions affecting programs and recommends appropriate responses when these change. Makes decisions to cancel activities in event of inclement weather and for other reasons. Prepares management reports; collects, analyzes and evaluates data and information and develops conclusions and recommendations thereon. Evaluates and reports on future community requirements for park facilities and equipment. Responds to and answers all public inquiries regarding special facility or revenue operations. Handles problems and complaints; drafts and presents for recommendation policies, procedures, rules and regulations for use of special facilities; and manages enforcement. Communicates understanding and support of organization goals and programs throughactions as well as spoken and written words; interacts effectively with individuals and groups at all levels; maintains ties with external organizations; keeps all interested and involved parties informed of matters requiring their attention. Attends departmental and public meetings, workshops and conferences related to park management. Prepares presentations and presents to various groups and organizations regarding park facilities. Other Duties Performs related work as required. Knowledges, Abilities and Skills (These are pre-employment KASs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.) Knowledge of-- Principles and methods of administration of a public parks and recreation program. Theories, techniques and principles of supervision, management and administration. Community dynamics and needs with respect to revenue generating programming. Current literature, trends and developments in the field of park facility development, maintenance, increasing revenues, marketing, promotions and operation. Facility and equipment needs in a broad parks and recreation program. Budget control, accounting procedures and preparation of budgets and other financial management documents. Technological trends and usage for operation of successful park programs.Plan, organize, coordinate and direct county-wide special facility and revenue programs. Identify, analyze and solve administrative and management concerns or issues and render advice, assistance and/or resolution. Establish, stimulate and develop effective working relationships within the community, vendors and various partner agencies. Gather and analyze data and draw logical conclusions; prepare detailed reports and related memoranda. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Deal effectively with the public Exercise sound judgment and discretion in establishing, interpreting and applying policies and procedures. Select, assign, train and supervise the work of assigned staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and relevant experience that provides the above knowledges, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.) Training and/or Education: Master's degree in parks and recreation management, public administration, hospitality or related field. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience in parks and recreation, aquatics, golf courses, theme parks, resorts, or a combination thereof which must include at least three years of experience managing staff, daily operations and maintenance of facilities, capital projects, customer service as well as policy development and implementation. Licenses or Certificates: Valid driver's license. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) or Certified Parks and Recreation Executive (CPRE), Certified Food Manager, and Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) must be obtained within the first year of employment. First Aid/CPR certification must be obtained within six months of hire and be maintained thereafter.OTHER INFORMATION: Special Requirements: Operation of County owned vehicle. Subject to background investigation. Physical Demands: Requires long periods of standing, frequent walking indoors, repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching or reaching; recurring lifting of objects up to 49 pounds; operation ofkeyboard devices. Unusual Demands: Work is subject to inflexible deadlines and frequent interruptions. Subject to call in or to remain on the job for emergencies. May be required to work evenings and weekends. FLSA Status: Exempt
Internal Number: 0438
About Calvert County P&R
Calvert County Parks and Recreation, located in Southern Maryland, offers year round facilities and activities with access to Parks, Recreation, Community Sports and Well being, Aquatics, Natural Resources, Therapeutic Services and Beach and Campground facilities.