Park Manager I (13257, Grade 18)

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Upper Marlboro, MD
Jan 26, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Description The Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation is currently seeking a Park Manager I to perform technical and administrative work related to the management of our skilled trades shops (eg, carpentry, painting, welding, program support). This would include building maintenance, parks, and other amenities. Incumbents will be responsible for maintenance, minor repair, and operation of specific equipment related to facility maintenance. Researches, recommends, and implements approved programs and projects for maintaining and upgrading building systems. Responsibility would include directing and coordinating daily work efforts to perform construction, installation, renovation, repair, and maintenance of Commission buildings. Responsible for directing several crews in the performance of one or more skilled trades. Responsible for writing specifications, recommending selection, and reviewing work of contractors to ensure contract compliance. Recommends operating policies and procedures for building and maintenance work programs. Performs other related duties as assigned. This position will work directly under the supervision of the Park Manager II to ensure the smooth operations for the Trade Shops work program in the Southern Region Parks Division. Examples of Important Duties Parks Programs and Operations ManagementAnswer inter-department concerns on the facility, parks, and public needs and concerns. Plans the responsibilities of work programs and ensures it is carried out in accordance with established policies and procedures and accepted customer service practices.Responsible for the quantity and quality of work assignments.Responsible for developing safety techniques and training of lesser skilled employees in various trades.Applies and upholds knowledge of standard practices of various trades, code requirements(eg,OSHA, MOSH Manage and supervise the seasonal and career custodial staff located in the Southern Region Parks Division. Suggest improvements for park amenities as needed and for maintenance locations. Work closely with the Team Leaders to ensure the trades program is performing at the highest standards.BudgetAssist Park Manager II with managing the seasonal budgets and supplies. Assist the Park Manager II with analyzing the financial information and operational requirements to plan, prepare and manage the Area Maintenance work program's operating budget. It helps ensure an efficient operation within budget constraints and assures fiscal control and accountability.Prepare a monthly report for the SRPD division reflecting expenditures and spending plan. Recommend, analyze and program the cost for future facilities and infrastructures using the Operating Budget Impact (OBI).Submit purchase orders for invoices from M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, and keep track of purchases using the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), the Enterprise Assets Manager (EAM), and Microsoft Excel application. SchedulingAssist with all staff scheduling involving both union, MCGEO, and non-union staff. Supervise and monitor any staff assigned for winter storms and other related weather emergencies throughout the year.Identifies needs and develops park maintenance plans for parks and facilities within a geographical area. Conducts facilities and park inspections to troubleshoot problems identified.Program and implement projects typically involve planning, developing both internally and externally to accomplish assignments.Maintain and coordinate the staff schedules to support maintenance operations required for the trades program. Assist the Park Manager in the day-to-day management of park operations and programs. TrainingComplete training classes associated with Microsoft Office, applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook as needed. Other training includes Emergency Management and COOP Interagency Continuance of Operations and Planning for wide-area emergencies. Training for Purchasing Guidelines and Ethics Performance Accounting, Kronos and Safety. Responsible for staff training in Health, First Aide, and continuity of Safety training.Applies knowledge of standard practices and methods of various trades and code requirements (eg,OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) MOSH (Maryland Occupational Safety and Health).SupervisionEvaluate and counsel employee performance in compliance with Commission policy.Maintain files and records pertinent to employees' work performance and attendance.Responsible for hiring and terminating employees.Supervise, train, and develop employees in their chosen maintenance field.The position will supervise the carpenters, painters, welders, and program support teams.Reviews work orders for proper labor codes, times, documentation, corrections, and closeout.Ensures workload is appropriate for each shop and adjusts as necessary.Assesses projects and delegates assignments and tasks.Resolves problems or deviations referred by subordinates or management by applying the appropriate guidelines.The incumbent is held responsible for effective results; work is evaluated in terms of quality, quantity, timeliness, teamwork, customer service, and such other factors. Use ingenuity in overcoming technical and non-technical problems.Use Kronos to approve timesheets. Work closely with other Park Manager I to ensure all park maintenance needs are met.Performs various types of data, operational, and supervisory analyses to ensure adequacy, accuracy, and effectiveness in assigned teracts 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 duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications 1. Bachelor's degree in park management/administration, outdoor recreation, natural sciences, or a related field and one year of park management experience that included supervision and leadership of a staff; or2. 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. Supplemental Information Class/Specification: Park Manager IPerson(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions). PDN-95659bc4-a3b1-44b1-819e-1a86da6b6724

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