Park Operations Manager Job Description and Profile
Under general direction, the job of the Park Operations Manager entails planning, managing and organizing the maintenance and operations of a park which includes the park area itself, camp facilities, open spaces, trails and open spaces. The Park Operations Manager supervises his staff and subordinates directly. He likewise performs related tasks and duties when required.
Duties and Specifications
- Manages the maintenance and operations of a park.
- Conducts inspections of the park proper and its recreational areas.
- Recommends and implements new park improvements and projects.
- Researches resources and recommends procedures and systems to carry out parks and recreation projects.
- Provides appropriate recommendations for the park budget based upon the analysis of park requirements.
- Provides recommendations in compliance with appropriate priorities, standards and policies related to park and recreation operations to achieve long-term as well as short-term objectives.
- Establishes systems and procedures for monitoring methods and programs.
- Develops work plans, objectives and goals for assigned area.
Skills and Specifications
- Able to apply the practices and principles necessary in the area of park operations and planning.
- Able to create and implement program and project objectives, goals, procedures and policies.
- Must ensure program and planning operations integrate with the operation of the department.
- Able to formulate long term work goals and plans.
- Directly implement programs and projects via subordinates.
- Must efficiently manage competing tasks and priorities.
- Be able to discuss and resolve all types of differences among various parties.
- Must be able to analyze needs and costs.
- Able to effectively communicate both in writing and orally.
- Must know how to collect and analyze important information and data.
- Be able to make appropriate recommendations and decisions.
- Must project and deal with consequences of actions and decisions.
Education and Qualifications
- Five years of relevant experience performing tasks and duties equivalent to that of Park Ranger.
- Possession of Bachelor’s Degree in course such as public, personnel or business administration.
- Possession of valid State Driver’s License (Class C).