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Duties - Performs supervisory work in the planning, programming & budgeting of various parks & recreation activities to include community leisure & aquatic programming, various special events & the direction of associated staff. Assigns, schedules & directs the work of subordinate personnel engaged in seasonal recreation & aquatic programming. Assists in various recreation & aquatic activities for the department. Compiles & maintains required reports of departmental programs, activities, services & properties for approval. Assists in the preparation of budgets & supporting materials including financial evaluation of operative costs. Assists in planning, public relations, & promotion of department activities. Performs personnel functions, including recruitment, selection, supervision, performance evaluation, & training of seasonal personnel.
Salary - $43,284 minimum starting salary, plus full-time benefits
Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation Administration or related field or any equivalent combination of training & experience that provides comparable knowledge, abilities & skills. Possession of a current driver’s license & insurable with the City’s insurance carrier, & maintain such throughout employment. Knowledge of the practical application of methods, materials, & practices used in comprehensive community recreation programming. Knowledge in the operation of municipal recreation & aquatic facilities. Knowledge of philosophy of Parks & Recreation Administration, procedures, & methods. Ability to recruit, place, supervise, evaluate & train seasonal staff effectively. Skill in preparing & maintaining clear, accurate reports & records as required with job responsibility for operational analysis & budget preparation purposes. Skill in communicating clearly & effectively both orally & in writing. Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, subordinates, City officials, & the general public. CPO and lifeguard certification required within 6 months of employment. All supervisory employees of the City are designated as critical employees & shall reside within 30 air miles of City Hall and in Iowa. Must pass physical & drug screen.
To Apply - applications aarea available online at www.muscatineiowa.gov. Send resume to City Hall, 215 Sycamore Street, Muscatine, Iowa 52761
Deadline - 5:00 pm, Friday, December 20, 2013
PARKS AND PUBLIC PROPERTY SUPERVISOR
Responsibilities include first line supervision of maintenance programs for city parks, recreational trails, athletic fields, cemeteries, streetscapes, urban forestry functions and public property.
Requires education and experience equal to 2 yrs. college and 3 yrs experience preferably in urban forestry practices or related field. Must obtain a certified Arborist Certification and a Iowa Pesticide Applicator’s license within 12 months of employment. Must have a valid driver’s license and upon appointment become a resident of Iowa.
Apply to HR Department, 209 Pearl, Council Bluffs Iowa 51503 by 5:00 p.m. on the close date of January 3, 2014.
More info at: http://www.councilbluffs-ia.gov/
An Equal Opportunity Employer
RESOURCE AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Develops and coordinates financial and non-financial resources, administrative functions and a variety of parks and recreational programs for the City’s Parks department.
Requires Bachelors in Parks & Recreation; Public Administration; Landscape Architecture, Business Administration; Accounting or Finance and preferable one year’s experience in the Parks and Rec field. Upon appointment must become a resident of Iowa.
Make application to the HR Department, 209 Pearl St., Council Bluffs, IA 51503 by the close date of January 3, 2014.
More info: http://www.councilbluffs-ia.gov/
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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