The County's Regional Parks Department strives to offer recreational opportunities for the enrichment of county residents and visitors while protecting the county's natural, cultural, historical and land resources. We are currently recruiting for Assistant Park Superintendent, who assists a Park Superintendent in park operations, maintenance, and supervision at a moderate to large park.
Duties may include:
Assigning, supervising or participating in the activities of Park Rangers and other personnel engaged in performing construction, grounds development, repair and maintenance of park grounds, equipment and facilities.
Assisting the superintendents in planning for the improvement, maintenance and repair of park facilities and grounds.
Ensuring that order is maintained in the parks and the public is informed regarding park ordinances, rules, and regulations; issuing verbal warnings and ensuring that incidents of injury, vandalism, fires, etc., are reported to the appropriate authority.
Evaluating employee performance; participating in hiring and training new employees; develops employment work schedules.
Ensuring the registration of park visitors and the collection of fees; coordinating the use of park areas, public address systems and other park facilities with organized groups.
The current vacancy exists at Gucamonga-Guasti Regional Park. The resulting eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies throughout the County.
The Regional Parks Department manages and maintains nine (9) Regional Parks throughout San Bernardino County totaling approximately 9,200 acres. Each park offers diverse outdoor recreation opportunities in settings that range from metro, mountain and desert scenery. Among the activities that can be found in our Regional Parks are: Lakes for fishing, sheltered group picnic facilities accommodating up to 350 people, swim complexes with water slides, zero depth water play parks, and playgrounds. Six (6) of our Regional Parks offer scenic camping, from tent to large RV's, dry to full hook-ups. One of our parks is a historic Ghost Town; and another is located right on the banks of the Colorado River.
Availability: Employees are on call as necessary and may be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Physical: This position requires occasional lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 50 pounds as well as frequent walking, standing, kneeling, stooping, and climbing.
Travel: Travel throughout the county is required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing transportation. Please visit the Regional Parks Department website at www.sbcounty.gov/parks for a listing of county-wide park locations.
Education: An Associate's degree or equivalent coursework. A list of coursework must be submitted with the application if a degree has not been conferred. Coursework/degree must be from an accredited college or university recognized by the US Department of Education.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in a construction, retail, parks, project management or customer service related industry, such as a recreational environment, logistics/operations, or hospitality which includes direct, in-person contact with the general public as primary duty of the job; AND one (1) year of full-scope supervisory experience. This experience may be concurrent, and must be clearly described in your work history.
SUBSTITUTION: A Bachelor's Degree may substitute up to six (6) months of qualifying experience as noted above. Substitution may not apply to the one (1) year of supervisory experience as required. -OR- An additional one (1) year of experience may substitute for the required education.
Note: Applicants with an acceptable combination of relevant experience and education that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.
San Bernardino County is located in the heart of Southern California, home to over 2 million residents, encompassing 20,160 square miles from the Nevada State line and the Colorado River to the LA County line. This gives San Bernardino County a diverse climate and geography, from mountains as high as 11,502 feet, to the desert as low as 181 feet, and beautiful valleys in between. Pristine lakes and rivers, snow-capped mountain resorts, flowering deserts, and many other family-oriented recreational attractions take advantage of the natural assets of the area, most within an hour's drive. Families enjoy affordable housing, excellent schools, colleges and universities, and easy access to airports, hospitals, libraries, and parks. The County provides a safe, clean and healthy environment for residents. A variety of shopping and business opportunities abound, in this, the largest County in the contiguous United States.