|LAKE EOLA PARK MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Plans, organizes, and supervises assigned staff, activities and resources including land, water, facilities, and related resources at Lake Eola providing for outdoor leisure time activities and events while protecting, conserving, and enhancing the esthetic quality of the physical environment and ensuring safety of visitors. Lake Eola Park includes approximately 48 acres of park and facilities, and an amphitheater with 1,000 seats.|
|Plans, coordinates, implement and promotes park activities and events developing standards and methods; evaluates need for new or expanded outdoor recreation resources to meet present and future needs of community.
Plans, organizes, assigns work and supervises activities and staff including Park Services Specialist, sound and light technicians for amphitheater, and various contractors; interprets policies, procedures, and regulations; provides training and evaluates performance; approves leave and weekly payroll.
Ensures policies, procedures, park rules and safety regulations are enforced appropriately; responds to citizen complaints or inquiries and initiates corrective action as needed.
Negotiates and administers contracts; participates in fundraising, grants application or administration, and other financing projects; participates in the development and administration of operating budget; oversees expenses and revenue collection; prepares documents and reports as required.
Reviews daily park inspection reports and ensures maintenance and/or repairs are done; ensures facilities are clean, fees paid, and other user requirements met; takes appropriate action as necessary when there is vandalism or other damage to facility.
Prepares various documents and reports regarding activities, facility usage, revenues collected; performs various other duties as needed to facilitate the accomplishment of program goals; keeps management apprised of unusual situations and results of actions taken.
|Knowledge of management principles and supervisory practices personnel management, planning, organizing, resource allocation, motivation, and leadership techniques.
Extensive knowledge of planning and programming techniques for providing and coordinating outdoor recreation and leisure activities and events.
Knowledge of Florida flora, fauna, wildlife, and habitat requirements and ecological relationships with sensitivity to limitations and treatment needs for maintaining quality.
Knowledge of techniques used to conduct community surveys, analyze results, and determine benefit and cost of recreation activities or events.
Ability to use a personal computer including word processing and spreadsheets.
Strong oral and written communications skills, including presentation skills.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and plan work effectively making good decisions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, staff, representatives of local business and social organizations, and the public.
|Bachelor degree in Recreation, Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, or other related field and three (3) years experience planning and developing outdoor recreational activities, leisure programs, park planning, or other related field, including a year of supervisory or leadership experience; or equivalent combination of related education, training and experience. A valid Florida driver's license required. Must pass a criminal background check and polygraph.|