Under the direction of the District General Manager, the Parks Superintendent serves as a department head of the Parks Department. Responsible to administer all work of the Parks Department; prepare and maintain Parks Department budget; direct functions and personnel; engage in the management of District parks and facilities; plan, organize, and manage capital improvement program, repair, and development projects; coordinate District safety and security programs; manage applicable grant applications and programs; and perform other job-related work as required.
A sampling of the duties that the position is responsible for are (for more information, obtain a copy of the job description):
Oversees the care and maintenance of all District parks and landscape and lighting assessment districts (LLADs), facilities, open spaces, and equipment; supervision and direction of Parks Department staff; and supervision of all contract labor and volunteer projects. This position may require flexible work hours.
Communicates the District’s mission and vision to employees and carries out responsibilities in accordance with the District’s policies, mission and applicable laws.
Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, motivates, develops, evaluates and supervises Parks Department staff. Works with staff to promote good performance, correct deficiencies and implement discipline procedures, if necessary.
Assigns, prioritizes and monitors work assignments.
Establishes and maintains contracts; meets with contractors and bidders; verifies irrigation programs and contractors’ request for additional work; assists in development or revision of contract specifications and preparation of budgets gauged on area needs.
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An associate degree from an accredited two-year college in Recreation Administration, Park Management, Horticulture or related field; three (3) years full-time experience in parks or landscape management with a minimum of three (3) years as a supervisor or lead worker (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
A valid California driver’s license is required with possession of or the ability to obtain other certifications within one (1) year such as a Registered Aquatic Facility’s Operator (AFO); Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO); a qualified applicator’s certificate; First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) certificates.
The community of Cameron Park is located in the foothills of El Dorado County, on the west slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains along U.S. Highway 50, about 30 miles east of Sacramento, California. The community is home to about 18,000 residents and covers an area of about 8.3 square miles. Cameron Park was the 1950s vision of Ruth and Larry Cameron, who purchased the 5,000 acre ranch. The Camero...n Park Community Services District (CPCSD) administers fire and emergency services; parks; recreation; covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs); lighting and landscaping; solid waste disposal; and recycling.
The CPCSD, under new creative leadership, is recruiting friendly, enthusiastic, dedicated, driven professionals to the be part of this exciting team. The ideal candidate is hardworking with strong leadership and customer service skills.
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