Park Manager II (10871, Grade 22)
Description The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking a Park Manager II for its Southern Area Maintenance location. Park Managers at this level are responsible for planning, developing, supervising and implementing programs and projects. Leadership of a park operations staff (supervisory, technical, maintenance) to implement program. The ideal candidate will apply his/her knowledge of park management and outdoor recreation, environmental and ecological practices, park operations and maintenance including construction techniques, grounds maintenance including turf management, gardening, landscaping, and pest management, the trades, major equipment operation and budget management to the work program. The candidate will be expected to interact with people inside and outside the organization, including the public, to exchange information, coordinate, obtain agreement, gain compliance or achieve other desired actions. Performs other related duties as assigned. Examples of Important Duties Plans, schedules, and assigns the work of Park Manager I's, Park/General Maintenance Workers, and intermittent/seasonal staff. Recruits, selects, and trains staff. Evaluates work, counsels staff, develops and reviews performance improvement plans and initiates disciplinary actions. Approves time cards and leave requests and documents employee accidents and injuries. May manage several work programs simultaneously including - mowing, ballfield operations, turf management, trash collection, recycling, court maintenance, trail maintenance, minor building repairs, custodial services, fleet maintenance and special event support. Reviews plans and specifications and determines scope of work and requirements. Makes recommendations for changes and improvements to proposed engineering plans. Meets with architects and engineers to discuss projects. Inspects the work of crews and contractors to ensure conformance with instruction. Provides input and makes recommendations concerning major renovation or park development projects, park master plans, CIP projects, etc. Works with multiple divisions to ensure that plans and specifications meet park operation goals and objectives. Develops and manages programs and projects that conserve and protect the environment and natural resources. Reviews and responds to water, sewer, and building permits to assess their impact on parkland. Recommends corrective actions for environmental problem areas. Meets with citizens, community groups, professional organizations, park and recreation councils, Board of Education staff, and public and private representatives to identify needs, plan programs, solve problems and answer questions about park operations. Prepares and provides information to the annual budget request. Monitors and controls expenditures and revenue within the approved budget. Obtains informal bids and price quotations and develops specifications for formal bids. Minimum Qualifications 1. Bachelor's degree in park management/administration, outdoor recreation, natural sciences, or related field, and two years of progressively responsible experience which includes park operations program planning and development and supervision of staff; or 2. An equivalent combination of education and experience. 3. Valid driver's license. 4. Additionally, contingent upon area of assignment, some positions in this class may require: a. Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements upon appointment, or the ability to acquire one within six months. b. Maryland Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator's certification in the categories appropriate to the work assignment. c. Certification by the National Playground Safety Institute. THE MARYLAND-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION 2017 BENEFIT SUMMARY FOR MERIT SYSTEM EMPLOYEES The following information is a summary of benefits extended to all Merit System employees of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). All plans are optional except the Defined Benefit and Long Term Disability plans. Retirement Programs Defined Benefit Plan (Mandatory Participation) - Plans A, B and E exclude FOP members. Plan Employee Contribution Plan A: 7% of base salary. Social Security Wage Base (SSWB) and 8% in excess of SSWB. Plan B: 4% of base salary up to maximum Social Security Wage Base (SSWB) and7% in excess of SSWB. Plan C: 9% of base salary. (FOP members only) Plan D: 8% of base salary. (FOP members only) Plan E: 4% of base salary up to maximum Social Security Wage Base (SSWB) and 8% in excess of SSWB. Deferred Compensation ICMA-RC 457 plan (Optional) Traditional and Roth IRAs (Optional) Health Insurance Plans (FOP Members Pay 20% for Medical, Prescription and Dental.) All others pay percentage below. Medical - Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) - (15%) UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus Point of Service (POS) - (20%) UnitedHealthcare Select Exclusive Provider Organization Health Plan (EPO) - (15%) Prescription - CVS Caremark (retail and mail-order) - (15%) Dental - United Concordia Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) - (20%) Vision - VSP (Vision Service Plan) - (Commission Pays 80% of the Low Option Plan only) Low, moderate, and high options are available. Frequency of covered services differs. Flexible Spending Accounts (Employee Pays 100%) Medical Account - Maximum annual contribution: $2,550 Dependent Care Account - Maximum annual contribution: $5,000 Long-Term Disability Insurance (Mandatory Participation) Employee Pays 20%: Commission Pays 80% (FOP Members Pay 100%) Benefits paid at 66 2/3% of base salary, maximum of $6,000/month Supplemental Long-Term Disability Insurance (Employee Pays 100%) Benefits paid at 66 2/3% of base salary that exceeds $108,000; capped at $216,000 Basic Life and AD&D Insurance (Employee Pays 20%: Commission Pays 80%) Two (2) times base salary; maximum benefit is $200,000 for each Supplemental and Spouse/Dependent Life Insurance (Employee Pays 100%) Supplemental - 1,2,3,4,or 5 times base salary; maximum benefit is $750,000 Spouse/Dependent Combination - $10,000/$5,000, $20,000/$10,000, or $30,000/$15,000 Sick Leave Bank (Eligible After One Year Probationary Period) Employee contributes leave hours each year Eligible for up to 66 work-days or 396 hours in 12-month period Leave Programs Annual: 15 days per year Personal: 3 days per year (12 month waiting period) Sick: 15 days per year Holidays:10 days per year Other Benefits Credit Union Tuition Assistance Program Employee Assistance Plan Wellness Program Legal Services Plan Work-Life Program This summary is provided for informational purposes only and is not, nor should be construed as an employment agreement with the M-NCPPC, implied or actual. It is not all-inclusive and is subject to change. For a more detailed description of benefits, please contact the Commission's Health and Benefits Office at (see application details).