|PARKS ASST DIVISION MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs administrative professional work assisting the Parks Division Manager in the general administration, development and direction of assigned programs in the Division. Possible programs to include Green-Up Orlando, Forestry, Parks Construction, Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake, Lake Eola Park and Grounds Maintenance and Environmental Horticulture Sections. Work is performed under the general direction of the Parks Division Manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluations.|
|Advises and participates in the development and administration of Division policies, procedures and standards.
Supervises managers of assigned programs; provides support to staff with reference to hiring and discipline; program operations, operational, capital, and capital improvement budgets and purchasing.
Inspects Division properties to ensure function, quality and safety and indicates corrective actions; inspects work of contractors for compliance to specifications and City standards.
Coordinates Division activities with Purchasing, Real Estate, Human Resources Engineering and other City departments as needed.
Conducts special studies and projects pertaining to all areas of Division responsibility.
Represents Division in grievances; proceedings, serves on negotiating team.
Represents Division on various boards.
Investigates and responds to citizens and employee complaints.
Assumes duties of the Division Manager in Division Manager's absence.
Performs related work as required.
|Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of park planning, development and maintenance.
Knowledge of the principles, materials and equipment utilized in park operations.
Knowledge of modern principles and practices of horticulture, buildings and grounds maintenance and landscape management.
Knowledge of budget control and accounting procedures.
Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
Knowledge of bargaining unit agreement.
Ability to plan, assign and review the work of subordinate staff.
Ability to prepare comprehensive reports for publication.
Ability to express self clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
Ability to identify Division's land, facility, staff and equipment needs.
|Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture, business administration, horticulture, parks and recreation administration or related field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in parks, supervision, horticulture, landscaping, grounds maintenance and/or urban forestry or in area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Florida's Driver's license required.|